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Mountain State Suds
Since we changed it, people say they love it." Power in Numbers Wil Laska is putting the finishing touches on Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co., and along the way, he's helped to create the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild for the brewers to work together for the good of their industry. Brewing Benefits A 2011 analysis of overnight visitors to the state prepared by Longwood Travel USA and...
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Bin Laden Photos Withheld: Lunged for Gun
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Wednesday he's decided not to release death photos of terrorist Osama bin Laden because their graphic nature could incite violence and create national security risks for the United States. Separately, officials told The Associated Press that the Navy SEALs who stormed bin Laden's compound shot and killed him after they saw him appear to lunge for a weapon.
U.S. Imposes Sanctions On President of Syria
The sanctions came as the Syrian Army shelled the town of Talkalakh overnight and early Thursday, sparking fighting that killed at least eight people, The Associated Press reported. The United States has intensified political and economic pressure on Syria by imposing sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad and six other senior Syrian officials over a bloody crackdown on political protests.
Move Over, Saudi Arabia - America's Oil Industry Is Booming
By Jonathan Fahey | The Associated Press S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
Damaged Nuclear Facilities No Threat to Neighbors - so Far
The Associated Press It's a big ocean between northeastern Japan and the United States, and thousands of miles from the crippled nuclear power plant to much of Asia.
Further Discussion ; Meryl Davis and Charlie White Will Headline the Nationwide Tour.
The Associated Press/The Canadian Press The pair won the United States' first ice dancing gold medal during the Olympic Games at Sochi, Russia. Stars on Ice, featuring Davis and White along with their bronze-medal winning teammates, will perform at the Cumberland County Civic Center. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
U.S. Strike Kills 9 Al-Qaida Militants in Yemen
The Associated Press SANAA, Yemen - The United States has raised the tempo in its war against al-Qaida in Yemen, killing nine of the terror group's militants in the second, high-profile airstrike in as many weeks. The dead in the late Friday night strike included the son of Anwar al-Awlaki, the prominent American-Yemeni militant killed in a Sept. 30 strike.
Dies Following Horrific and Fiery 15-Car Wreck
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS - Dan Wheldon, who moved to the United States from his native England with hopes of winning the Indianapolis 500 and went on to prevail at his sport's most famed race twice, died Sunday after a massive, fiery wreck at the Las Vegas Indy 300.
Two Militants Reported Killed in U.S. Drone Attack
JOHANNESBURG - Two leaders of the al-Qaida-linked Somali militant group al-Shabab, including the coordinator of its suicide attacks, were killed Monday in a drone attack, according to witnesses and a spokesman for the fighters. A senior U.S. military official told The Associated Press that the United States carried out a strike in Somalia on Monday but did not confirm details of the attack.
Our Views ; Keystone Pipeline Would Curtail Oil Derailments; Best Improvement in Rail Safety Is Building the Continental Pipeline
Flames shot in the air and black smoke billowed from the James River in downtown Lynchburg, Va., last week when a CSX train carrying crude oil from the Bakken field in North Dakota derailed, sending three rail cars into the river where they caught fire. The Associated Press reported that the past year has seen eight similar incidents in the United States and Canada, as railroads haul the oil...
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Iran Leader Defends Nuclear Program
NEW YORK - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that "the future belongs to Iran," and challenged the United States to accept that his country has a major role in the world. The comments came in an hourlong interview with The Associated Press on the first day of his visit to the United States to attend the annual general assembly of the United Nations this week.
Ap Poll: Majority Harbor Prejudice Against Blacks
WASHINGTON - Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the United States elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks whether they recognize those feelings or not. Those views could cost President Barack Obama votes as he tries for re-election, the survey found, though the effects are...
Destruction of the American Middle Class
IN THE PAST four years, since the Great Recession began, the median family income has fallen 8.2 percent, almost $4,800, yet few people have seen their own salary cut. What has happened is that the quality of jobs has declined. The Associated Press reports that: "In the United States, half the 7.5 million jobs lost during the Great Recession were in industries that pay middle-class wages,...
Top 10 Business Stories of 2012
The Associated Press The three largest economies - the United States, China and Japan - struggled again in 2012. The 17 countries that use the euro endured a third painful year in their financial crisis and slid into recession. Emerging economies slowed.
Us Plans New Talks with North Korea
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - The United States will hold a fresh round of talks with North Korea on its nuclear weapons program next week and appoint a new full-time envoy as it seeks to deepen its engagement with the reclusive regime, officials said Wednesday.
Radio: KCLU received four Mark Twain Awards from the Associated Press Television and Radio Association for the western United States.
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Letters to the Editor
While The Santa Fe New Mexican and some of its readers complain about Gov. Susana Martinez's refusal to turn over travel records and costs for her trips, and The Associated Press is suing the governor to obtain that information, the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, was returning from a trip to China, where she, her two daughters and her mother were staying at a luxury hotel suite...
Holiday Bells Take Toll On 2m Jobless As Their Benefits Begin to Run Out
The average weekly unemployment benefit in the United States By Tom Breen The Associated Press
Allegations Against Country 'Will Meet a Resolute Response'
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's supreme leader warned the United States on Sunday that any measures taken against Tehran over an alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington would elicit a "resolute" response.
Fatal Shootings Raises Awareness of Crimes, Misunderstandings Against Sikh Religion
Reaction on the Web to the fatal shootings of six people at a Sikh temple Sunday was swift and passionate, dredging up memories of past crimes committed against a religion that has had a presence in the United States since the late 19th century, but remains largely misunderstood. The Associated Press reported that a 40-year-old Army veteran and white supremacist strode into a Sikh temple in Oak...
By Every Measure, U.S. Has Lost Trillion-Dollar Drug War -- Abuse Still Widespread, and Thousands Continue to Die
EDITOR'S NOTE: Four decades after President Richard Nixon declared war on drugs, more Americans use them and drug-related violence has gotten worse. In this report, The Associated Press examines why the drug war failed. MEXICO CITY - After 40 years, the United States' war on drugs has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives, and for what? Drug use is rampant and violence even more...
Arms Sales at Odds with Words
ON THE SAME day President Barack Obama pressed again for peace in the Middle East, The Associated Press reminded us that the United States cannot help itself from flooding the region with the instruments of war, reporting that the nation is "quietly expanding defense ties on a vast scale" with Saudi Arabia. How vast? The part that has been highly publicized is the new $60 billion arms...