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Ankara – Turkey’s Erdogan Meets American Jewish Delegation

February 9, 2016 at 11:59 PM
Ankara - Israel is interested in the normalization of ties with Turkey, as well as with all its neighbors, but this is a “two way street,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday. Netanyahu's comments, during a tour of the security fence going up along the Jordanian border, came on the same day that Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice chairman of Conference of Presidents of...

New York – Companies Lose Billions Buying Back Their Own Stock

February 9, 2016 at 11:30 PM
New York - If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what's going on inside businesses than anyone else: Companies that buy their own shares. The companies losing money on these bets are down a collective $126 billion over the past three years, a decline of 15 percent. Many...

Nashua, NH – Christie Heading Home To New Jersey To ‘Take A Deep Breath,’ Take Stock Of Presidential Bid

February 9, 2016 at 10:49 PM
Nashua, NH -Republican Chris Christie says he's heading home to New Jersey to "take a deep breath" and take stock of his struggling presidential bid. The New Jersey governor had banked on a strong finish in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, but he's on track to end up far off the pace despite holding more than 70 town halls events over the past few months. It's a tough blow for a candidate...

Manchester, NH – Trump: Nobody Will ‘Mess With Us’ If He Wins

February 9, 2016 at 10:29 PM
Manchester, NH - Donald Trump is basking in his victory in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire and says that America under his leadership will "start winning again." Trump is telling supporters that he'll be the "greatest jobs president God ever created." He's promising that if he's commander in chief, he'll "knock the hell" out of the Islamic State group and...

Manchester, NH – Viewer’s Guide: What To Watch On The Day After New Hampshire

February 9, 2016 at 10:14 PM
Manchester, NH - Time to trade in those boots and head south and west. After Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump cruised to victory in snowy New Hampshire, the presidential race sprints on to South Carolina and Nevada — perhaps with a smaller cast of characters. A guide to what to watch for on Wednesday, the day after New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary: DEPARTURE...

Mexico City – Sikh Actor Blocked By Mexican Airline Satisfied With Apology

February 9, 2016 at 10:01 PM
Mexico City - An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline. Waris Ahluwalia said he is now waiting for Aeromexico to implement special training on how to treat Sikh passengers, for whom the headgear carries deep religious...

Manchester, NH – Ohio Gov. John Kasich Finishes Second In New Hampshire’s Republican Presidential Primary

February 9, 2016 at 09:50 PM
Manchester, NH - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has finished second in New Hampshire's Republican presidential primary. There's a tight race for third among Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. It's still too close to call right now. Kasich emerged from the pack of candidates to finish behind billionaire businessman Donald Trump on Tuesday...

Manchester, NH – AP Sources Say Sanders Set To Meet Al Sharpton

February 9, 2016 at 09:40 PM
Manchester, NH - He's won in New Hampshire and now Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to meet with Rev. Al Sharpton over breakfast in New York City on Wednesday. That's according to two people who were briefed on the meeting. They are telling The Associated Press that the get-together is set for the famed Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem. They spoke on condition of...

Concord, NH – Sanders Says New Hampshire Win Sends ‘message That Will Echo From Wall Street To Washington’

February 9, 2016 at 09:36 PM
Concord, NH - Sanders says New Hampshire win sends 'message that will echo from Wall Street to Washington' ...

Washington – Postal Service Shows Profit During Year-end Holiday Season

February 9, 2016 at 09:30 PM
Washington - A strong holiday shipping season and a couple of favorable economic situations have temporarily turned around the financial fortunes of the Postal Service. The post office reported a $307 million profit between October and December of 2015, as compared to a $754 million loss the previous year. That was in part because a 16 percent increase in package volume during the first...

Manchester, NH – For Clinton, Fight Goes On After Her NH Setback

February 9, 2016 at 09:27 PM
Manchester, NH - The fight goes on for Hillary Clinton. Even after losing to Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Clinton is promising to take her fight for the nomination to the rest of the country. And if she feels spurned by New Hampshire voters, she's not showing it to supporters in Hooksett, New Hampshire. She tells them: "I still love...

New York – Democratic Nomination Will Likely Be Won In March: Clinton Campaign Manager

February 9, 2016 at 08:16 PM
New York - Hillary Clinton's campaign manager said on Tuesday the Democratic nomination for the 2016 presidential election would "very likely" be decided in March, and that the support of black and Hispanic voters would be key to victory. "It will be very difficult, if not impossible, for a Democrat to win the nomination without strong levels of support among African American and Hispanic...

Manchester, NH – Trump, Sanders Victorious In New Hampshire Primaries

February 9, 2016 at 08:02 PM
Manchester, NH - Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies and underscoring the insistence of voters in both parties on shaking up American politics. While New Hampshire is known for its political surprises, Trump and Sanders led in the state for months. Still, both needed...

West Palm Beach, FL – Man Arrested For Tossing Gator At Drive-thru Restaurant

February 9, 2016 at 07:30 PM
West Palm Beach, FL - Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon. Joshua James, 24, was arrested Monday and charged with assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill after Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation officials say he threw a 3.5-foot alligator through a Palm Beach County Wendy's drive-thru window in...

Washington – US Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Carbon Emissions Rule

February 9, 2016 at 06:50 PM
Washington - A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents that call the regulations "an unprecedented power grab." By...

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