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Iraqi airstrikes target Islamic militants

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:31
Iraqi government airstrikes on Friday targeted Islamic militants trying to capture the country's largest oil refinery, reportedly killing as many as 30 insurgents, authorities said.

Tense calm in Jerusalem for Palestinian funeral

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:31
Israeli police beefed up security in and around Jerusalem on Friday ahead of the funeral of an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists.

Solid US job gains pointing to a stronger recovery

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:31
The 5-year-old U.S. recovery is gaining momentum from a surprisingly robust job market and moving the economy closer to full health.

What's behind the new airport security measures

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
The Obama administration is implementing tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the U.S. out of concern that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.

Veteran dies waiting for ambulance in VA hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital cafeteria -- 500 yards from the emergency room -- died after waiting around 20 minutes for an ambulance, officials confirmed Thursday.

Obama under pressure to visit US-Mexico border

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding in from Central America.

Police: Dad intentionally left child in hot car

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
Justin Ross Harris was a devoted and loving father who talked about his toddler son often, his friends and family say. But prosecutors have portrayed him as a man unhappy in his marriage who exchanged nude photos with several women as his son died in a hot SUV.

VA says patient access to medical care improving

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has reached out to nearly 140,000 veterans in the past two months to get them off waiting lists and into clinics for medical appointments.

California wildfires burn homes, threaten more

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
A wildfire destroyed two homes, threatened hundreds more and forced the cancellation of a Fourth of July parade and celebration in a historic gold-mining town in San Diego County.

Corporations are people? It's a real legal concept

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:16
There may be more to that "we the people" notion than you thought.

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:01
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

US services sector expands at slower pace in June

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 20:01
U.S. services firms expanded again last month but at a slightly slower pace than they did in May. Orders, exports and hiring grew faster in June.

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