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  • Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

    Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:23:55 GMT
    Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
    The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage....
  • More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:17:01 GMT
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
  • Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:23:39 GMT
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
  • US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    US officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:06:12 GMT
    A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...
    U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad.
  • Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:04:02 GMT
    Target has slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.
    Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.
  • Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:57:12 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained...
  • Your Week in Music: Musicians add creativity to the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Your Week in Music: Musicians add creativity to the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:36:23 GMT
    Celebrities take the Ice Bucket Challenge to a whole new level, Taylor Swift is now a pop star and Bob Seger announces his first new album in eight years in this week in music.
    Celebrities take the Ice Bucket Challenge to a whole new level, Taylor Swift is now a pop star and Bob Seger announces his first new album in eight years in this week in music.
  • A message for DirecTV subscribers

    A message for DirecTV subscribers

    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
  • Israeli premier: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation

    Israeli premier: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:06:55 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
    Israel's prime minister says he will press forward with a military operation in the Gaza Strip until rocket fire out of the Palestinian territory is halted.
  • SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    SEC West champ could have 2 losses

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:16:25 GMT
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. 
    Brutal schedules may leave the SEC West champ with two losses heading to Atlanta. 
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
  • Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:08:09 GMT
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
  • Former police officer awarded $8,000 in EEOC settlement

    Former police officer awarded $8,000 in EEOC settlement

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:06:02 GMT
    A former Jonesboro police officer agreed to settle a dispute with the Jonesboro Police Department out of court, according to documents filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
    A former Jonesboro police officer agreed to settle a dispute with the Jonesboro Police Department out of court, according to documents filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Iraq Crisis

    Iraq Crisis

    The terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
    In stunningly quick fashion, the terrorist group ISIS has taken over multiple cities in Iraq. Since the U.S. troop withdrawal almost 2 1/2 years ago, the level of day-to-day violence Iraqis experience has increased.
  • Arkansas Headlines</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=147570" target="_top">More >></a>Arkansas HeadlinesMore>>

  • Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:08:09 GMT
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
  • Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:45:19 GMT
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
  • Missouri Headlines</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=147571" target="_top">More >></a>Missouri HeadlinesMore>>

  • Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:59:29 GMT

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

  • MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:09:20 GMT

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

  • TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:09:41 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.

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