By JOSEF FEDERMAN and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A cease-fire agreement between Israel and the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers took effect Wednesday night, bringing an end to eight days of the fiercest fighting in years and possibly signaling a new era of relations
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - A pickup truck going the wrong way on a rural Arizona interstate struck a charter bus head-on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring nine others, authorities said.
The pickup truck burst into flames, and the driver was declared dead
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HP claims fraud prompted $5 billion overpayment for company
NEW YORK (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday that it's the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances.
HP CEO Meg
By SEANNA ADCOXAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - State officials did not do enough to prevent a cyber-attack at South Carolina's tax collection agency that exposed the personal data of nearly 4 million individual filers and 700,000 businesses, Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday.
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Sen. John McCain on Tuesday welcomed the Marine Corps' first squadron of pilots who are being called upon to fly the branch's version of the next-generation F-35 fighter jet out of its long and troubled testing phase.
McCain spoke at a
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Returning to his 2010 form after a pair of injuries sidelined him a year ago, junior wide receiver Brandon Kaufman headlines a group of 22 Eastern Washington University football players who have been selected to the All-Big Sky Conference team as selected by the league's head
By The Associated Press
TOYING WITH TROUBLE: In its annual "Trouble in Toyland" report, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group examined more than 200 toys at major retailers and dollar stores and found about a dozen that could be dangerous to children.
NAUGHTY, NOT NICE: A Dora the Explorer
DETROIT (AP) - THE MODELS: About 24,000 BMW R-Series motorcycles from the 2005 through 2008 model years.
THE PROBLEM: The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating fuel leaks. The housing around the fuel pump can crack and leak gasoline. The agency has received 28
By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Toys are safer than ever before, consumer advocates say, but parents should remain vigilant in keeping their little ones away from powerful magnets and small items that can easily cause choking.
"The main trend that we saw this year was that
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday in what prosecutors called perhaps the most lucrative insider trading scheme of all time - an arrangement to obtain secret, advance results of tests on an experimental Alzheimer's