- Statoil resumes operations in Algeria after deaths
Associated Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 06:13 AM
Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there.
- AP Source: Falcao heading to Man United on loan
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 05:34 AM
A person with knowledge of the deal says Manchester United has agreed to sign striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco.
- Turkey issues warrants for police in alleged plot
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 04:40 AM
Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government.
- Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 04:31 AM
Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U. S. for $1.23 billion (940 million euros) to reduce debt.
- Obama promoting economic gains as elections near
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 03:39 AM
President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish these days about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession. And the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.
- Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms
Associated Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 03:31 AM
Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents.
- Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:35 AM
A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.
- Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years
San Diego Union-Tribune, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:32 AM
The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
- Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:29 AM
Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U. S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.
- A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel
San Francisco Chronicle, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:25 AM
Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. July 31, 2008: A plane crash in Minnesota kills three executives of Revel Entertainment and its builder, Tishman Construction. Running out of money halfway through the project, Revel Entertainment lays off 400 workers and slows construction of the casino, saying it will finish the exterior while looking for money to build the rest. New Jersey Gov.
- Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire
Associated Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 02:16 AM
The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.
- Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 01:02 AM
HAMPTON, Ga. — Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.
- Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 01:02 AM
Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bo…
- No. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Monday - 09/01/2014 - 12:17 AM
Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference…
- Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 09:56 PM
Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife.
- US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 09:37 PM
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
- Wood whiffs 12 as Gattis, Braves nip Marlins 1-0
San Antonio Express-News, Sunday - 08/31/2014 - 08:05 PM
Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday. The left-hander, who improved to 3-2 with a 1.86 ERA in his last seven starts, gave up five hits and walked none.