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Construction spending falls 0.4 percent in June

WASHINGTON - Construction spending fell for the 11th time in the past 13 months in June as continued steep declines in housing activity offset strength in nonresidential building activity.

August 16, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


Police identify Canadian bus attack suspect

TORONTO - A man who witnesses said stabbed and beheaded his seat mate on a Greyhound bus in Canada made his first court appearance Friday, while police offered no motive for the savage attack against a 22-year-old carnival worker.

August 16, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Brazil suspect on drugs when British teen killed

GOIANIA, Brazil - The Brazilian man accused of dismembering a British teenager and stuffing her torso in a suitcase told The Associated Press on Friday that he doesn't remember most of what happened the night she died because he was high on cocaine.

August 16, 2008 | By MARCO SIBAJA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Girlfriend held in flight of Mass. murder suspect

BOSTON - A mother who was initially labeled a kidnapping victim was arrested Friday in New York on a warrant charging her with helping her boyfriend flee after a fatal stabbing.

August 16, 2008 | By KAREN TESTA Associated Press Writer | National


Starved, disabled girl was failed at every turn

PHILADELPHIA - For days before Danieal Kelly died in a fetid, airless room - made stifling hot by a midsummer heat wave - the bedridden teenager begged for something to drink until she could muster only one word: water.

August 16, 2008 | By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press Writer | National


Minnesotans ponder bridge collapse a year later

MINNEAPOLIS - Buddhist monks chanted, American Indians pounded drums, and Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Greek Orthodox and Catholic leaders offered prayers and scripture Friday, reflecting the religious backgrounds of those who died a year ago when the Interstate 35W bridge collapsed during the evening rush hour.

August 16, 2008 | By MARTIGA LOHN Associated Press Writer | National


State workers lose jobs amid Calif. budget crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Thousands of state workers were told to stay home Friday under an order by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger aimed at cutting expenses for California's cash-strapped government, but a lawsuit filed by a union claims the governor is overstepping his authority.

August 16, 2008 | By DON THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


Ford, Toyota US sales fall in July

DETROIT - General Motors, Ford, Toyota and other automakers said Friday that their U.S. sales fell by double-digits in July as they struggled to keep up with consumers' growing demand for smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles.

August 16, 2008 | By DEE-ANN DURBIN Associated Press Writer | National


IAEA approves deal for India’s nuclear inspection

VIENNA, Austria - India and the U.S. moved a decisive step closer to implementing a landmark nuclear deal Friday following approval of an inspections plan by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

August 16, 2008 | By VERONIKA OLEKSYN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ask AP: Iraqis in the US, printing less money

If you print more money, each dollar is worth less, right? Does that mean a country can fight inflation by simply easing back on the cash printing presses?

August 16, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Surgeons: German farmer gets double arm transplant

MUNICH, Germany - A German farmer who lost both his arms in an accident has been successfully fitted with two new limbs in what is believed to be the first complete double arm transplant, his surgeons said Friday.

August 16, 2008 | By BASTIAN REICHERT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iraq suffers from dirty water, fears about cholera

BAGHDAD - Just months after Americans repaired a sewage treatment plant in southern Baghdad, insurgents attacked the facility and killed the manager. Looters took care of the rest.

August 16, 2008 | By SELCAN HACAOGLU Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Court official: Trial off in Comair crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A judge called off a trial Friday to hear lawsuits stemming from a 2006 plane crash that killed 49 people in Kentucky after family members and the airline reached settlements in most of the cases.

August 16, 2008 | By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press Writer | National


Man arrested in river ambush on 3 Wis. swimmers

NIAGARA, Wis. - A gunman suspected of opening fire on a group of young swimmers gathered along a riverbank was arrested Friday after he emerged from woods near the scene where three teenagers were slain and a fourth person was wounded.

August 16, 2008 | By DINESH RAMDE Associated Press Writer | National


Lawmakers head home after impasse on gas prices

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers sped for the exits Friday as Congress was to begin a five-week recess after a summer session noteworthy for bitter partisanship and paralysis on the issue topmost in the minds of many voters: the cost of gasoline.

August 16, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


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