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France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

PARIS — France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.
Updated: 22 hours ago

Trove of antique Idaho pictures a click away

Treasure trove of Depression-era Idaho pictures now a click away thanks to Yale website
Updated: 22 hours ago

Head of Miss. Community College Board to retire

Eric Clark, director of Mississippi Community College Board, announces June 2015 retirement
Updated: 23 hours ago

Maness slams passage of government funding bill

GOP Senate candidate Rob Maness slams congressional passage of federal government funding bill
Published: 09/19/14

Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in August

Florida's unemployment rate up slightly in August, remains above national rate
Published: 09/19/14

Pabst Brewing to be sold to Russian company

NEW YORK — The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum.
Published: 09/19/14
Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

Obama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanity

WASHINGTON — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.
Published: 09/19/14
Scotland must heal divide after vote to stay in U.K.

Scotland must heal divide after vote to stay in U.K. Video

EDINBURGH, Scotland — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.
Published: 09/19/14
Home Depot breach affected 56 million debit, credit cards

Home Depot breach affected 56 million debit, credit cards Video

NEW YORK — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.
Published: 09/19/14

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) On the eve of his 2012 trial on burglary and fleeing charges, Patrick W. Darcy's family hired a private attorney to replace the public defender who had handled the case. The private attorney sought to delay the trial, but a co-...
Published: 09/19/14