De la Renta gave first ladies fashion, friendship
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:28 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — For America's first ladies, Oscar de la Renta was more than just a skilled artist who helped give them a dose of confidence whenever they slipped into his dresses, beaded gowns and pantsuits. He was also a friend to some of them.
FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:18:06 -0400
DENVER (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.
Kurdish fighters received vast majority of U.S. supply drop: Pentagon
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:16:36 -0400
By David Alexander and Eric Beech WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday the vast majority of military supplies air dropped near the Syrian city of Kobani had reached the Kurdish fighters they were intended to help, despite an online video showing Islamic State militants with a bundle. Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said experts were analyzing the video and trying to determine if the bundle was the one the department reported earlier had fallen into the hands of Islamic State or if it was a second bundle in the group's possession. ...
Schools scoured in search for ambush suspect
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:14:56 -0400
SWIFTWATER, Pa. (AP) — With two possible sightings in four days, a man charged in the deadly ambush of a state police barracks appears to have moved out of the deep woods and into a more heavily trafficked area of the Pocono Mountains.
$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:13:55 -0400
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims.
Actress Daniele Watts charged with lewd conduct
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:12:18 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Daniele Watts, who suggested she was detained by police because of racial profiling after she was found in a parked car with her boyfriend, was charged Tuesday with lewd conduct.
Tributes for Oscar de la Renta, who defined romantic glamour
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:12:04 -0400
New York (AFP) - Oscar de la Renta dressed generations of the world's most iconic women, from former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy to lawyer Amal Alamuddin, bride to modern Hollywood royal George Clooney.
New rules adopted in hopes of spurring home loans
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:10:37 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — Buying a home may have gotten a little easier this week.
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:10:31 -0400
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.
Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:08:56 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year.
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