Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

US begins armed drone flights from Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military for the first time conducted armed drone missions out of Turkey last weekend, and is planning to conduct manned aircraft flights from Incirlik Air Base.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 159

Read more...

Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 237

Read more...

Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

One check, from one donor, topped those results.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 175

Read more...

GOP candidates woo donors, Koch warns government must shrink

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Five Republican presidential candidates wooed donors at a weekend retreat where billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is "done for" if conservatives don't rally others to their cause by demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 171

Read more...

Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost every state have proposed changes to the way police interact with the public.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 160

Read more...

5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 142

Read more...

Raging Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations

LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 130

Read more...

US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

DETROIT (AP) — Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

Hits: 148

Read more...