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  • 2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

    By Associated Press

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. Published July 22, 2014

  • Ohio base workers offered buyouts ahead of layoffs

    By Associated Press

    Civilian employees at Ohio's largest military base will have until Aug. 1 to notify officials if they plan to retire or leave with incentives ahead of hundreds of layoffs this fall. Published July 22, 2014

  • Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

    By Associated Press

    President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Published July 22, 2014

  • Funds available in Va. to address military impacts

    By Associated Press

    Funding is available for Virginia localities to address issues related to encroachment of military or security installations. Published July 22, 2014

  • Australian P.M. Abbott: MH17 evidence tampered with on 'industrial scale'

    By Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott complained on Tuesday that the evidence he's seen regarding the MH17 plane crash has been obviously tampered with by somebody who wanted to purposely conceal something. Published July 22, 2014

  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

    By Associated Press

    Campus officials say a football player at Winona State University who recently transferred from Illinois has died while working out with teammates. Published July 22, 2014

  • Jurors start considering Ventura defamation case

    By STEVE KARNOWSKI - Associated Press

    An attorney for Jesse Ventura asked a federal jury Tuesday to award the former Minnesota governor millions of dollars in damages for what he claimed is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle. Published July 22, 2014

  • MediaMath leases space in Manhattan's new tower

    By Associated Press

    The software company MediaMath says it is leasing office space in the new World Trade Center tower in lower Manhattan, where it plans to consolidate more than 300 staff from three midtown offices. Published July 22, 2014

  • Big issues loom for Congress as Aug. recess nears

    By Associated Press

    Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Published July 22, 2014

  • McDonald promises to choose hard right over easy wrong at VA

    By Jacqueline Klimas - The Washington Times

    Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle on Tuesday said they were confident VA secretary nominee Robert McDonald would be confirmed, noting that his background as both a member of the military and as a top CEO made him uniquely qualified to lead the department. Published July 22, 2014

  • Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia

    By SYLVIE CORBET - Associated Press

    France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. Published July 22, 2014

  • Feds give Montana more time on license rules

    By Byline withheld - Associated Press

    The Department of Homeland Security has granted Montana an extension to meet stringent driver's license rules, but the governor's office suggested Tuesday that the state was still unwilling to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. Published July 22, 2014

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