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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Army said Friday it has determined that suicide was the cause of death of a two-star general who was found dead in his home on a military base in Alabama. Maj. Gen. John Rossi was found dead July 31 at Redstone Arsenal, two days before he was to assume command of Army Space and Missile Defense Command. He is the first Army general to commit suicide on active duty since record-keeping began in 2000, according to the Army. Military suicides soared earlier this...

Updated at 2:12 PM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) " In the Hungary of the 1950s, jazz music was a dangerous pastime " but music lovers got some clandestine help from the United States government. Jazz was a tool of U.S. Cold War diplomacy, promoted and broadcast into...

Updated at 2:09 PM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Wielding batons and firing rounds of tear gas, Pakistani riot police on Friday clashed with stone-throwing supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan who rallied in the capital in defiance of a government-imposed ban on...

Updated at 2:06 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural...

Updated at 2:02 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) " Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has raised his Democratic rival's immigrant background and mocked her claim that her family's military service dates back to the Revolution, saying he had forgotten the...

Updated at 1:58 PM

LONDON (AP) " Uber drivers in Britain should get paid vacation days and be guaranteed a minimum wage, a tribunal said Friday, in a ruling that tests the limits of the so-called "gig economy," in which companies rely on individual to work as...

Updated at 1:58 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) " Missouri voters will be the first in the nation to decide whether to amend their state constitution to prohibit sales taxes from being expanded to services such as auto repairs, haircuts, legal work and financial...

Updated at 1:51 PM

MONTREAL (AP) " The World Anti-Doping Agency has detailed serious failings of doping control management at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, saying the system was only saved from collapsing by the "enormous resourcefulness and goodwill" of some key...

Updated at 1:46 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) " A spacecraft has sent back the last bit of data from its 2015 flyby of Pluto.

Updated at 1:45 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found. The...

Updated at 1:05 PM

Danno's playing bad cop this Halloween -- with his own daughter. On Friday's episode of Hawaii...

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