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  • Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:25:32 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
    A flight operated by Air Algerie and carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday, the plane's owner said.
  • Federal disaster declarations made for 10 counties

    Federal disaster declarations made for 10 counties

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:56:44 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties who suffered losses due to storms that began in the affected areas June 29.
    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties who suffered losses due to storms that began in the affected areas June 29.
  • Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:56:19 GMT
    Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.
    Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire.
  • US gives Arkansas $1 million for winter cleanup

    US gives Arkansas $1 million for winter cleanup

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:53:25 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Arkansas $1 million to help continue cleanup operations following a December winter storm.
    The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Arkansas $1 million to help continue cleanup operations following a December winter storm.
  • Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

    Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:52:34 GMT
    Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, killing 52 prisoners and eight soldiers.
    Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.
  • Federal prisoner in Missouri medical center dies

    Federal prisoner in Missouri medical center dies

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:41:06 GMT
    Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at a federal prison medical center in Missouri.
    Officials are investigating the death of an inmate at a federal prison medical center in Missouri.
  • Outages continue after widespread storms

    Outages continue after widespread storms

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:31:08 GMT
    Many areas reported power outages, trees toppled and signs blown out Wednesday after widespread storms.
    Many areas reported power outages, trees toppled and signs blown out Wednesday after widespread storms.
  • Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

    Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:24 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:24:32 GMT
    Ukraine's government says 51 containers holding bodies and body parts of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.
    Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:16 AM EDT2014-07-24 10:16:26 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:08:51 GMT
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:41:39 GMT

    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:14:34 GMT

    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

    An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
  • Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:48:54 GMT

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

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  • Outages continue after widespread storms

    Outages continue after widespread storms

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:31 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:31:08 GMT
    Many areas reported power outages, trees toppled and signs blown out Wednesday after widespread storms.
    Many areas reported power outages, trees toppled and signs blown out Wednesday after widespread storms.
  • Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Mississippi County public housing office could be closed, moved to Paragould

    Thursday, July 24 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-07-24 06:08:51 GMT
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
    MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Public housing administrators in Mississippi County will find out Thursday morning if their office in Osceola will be shut down due to reports of mismanaged funding.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will meet with Mississippi County Public Facilities Board Executive Director David Hamilton and board members to discuss why the county’s housing assistance program should be moved to Paragould.Hamilton said a lack of funding, not mismanagement, h...
  • Work continues on bridge at Black Rock

    Work continues on bridge at Black Rock

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:58:55 GMT
    As work continues on the new bridge over the Black River, maintenance is being done on the old one and it has some drivers uneasy.
    As work continues on the new bridge over the Black River, maintenance is being done on the old one and it has some drivers uneasy.
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  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
  • ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:15:36 GMT
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...

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