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Judge to make final ruling on Stockton bankruptcy until late October

By Robin Respaut By Robin Respaut SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – The judge presiding over the Stockton, California, bankruptcy case said on Wednesday that he will wait until late October to make a final ruling over whether the city can exit bankruptcy. Continue reading

Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with aged weapons

By VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants. One of them, Moustafa Saleh, tapped the cannon with his mud-caked boots. “Russian-made,” he said, with a smirk. Continue reading

Judge: City must pay creditors and pension fund

By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S Continue reading

Michigan QB Gardner to start vs Rutgers

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Court: Democrats don’t need Kansas Senate nominee

By JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats are not required to field a candidate this fall against Republican U.S. Continue reading

Mexico feds say cartel boss Beltran-Leyva caught

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2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she’d intended. Uniontown resident Jennifer Cramblett says she found out she was impregnated with the wrong sperm in April 2012 while five months pregnant with her daughter Payton. Continue reading

Obama dines with fundraising contest winners

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates. The prize is dinner with Obama. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee identified the winners as Hannah Banks, an architect from the Boston area, and Andrea Abrahams, a court clerk from New York. Continue reading

Police: Phelps’ eyes, speech affected at DUI stop

By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday. The legal limit for intoxication in Maryland is .08 Continue reading

McConnell, Grimes both get public pay to campaign

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Continue reading