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Thursday, July 31, 2014-3:14:29P.M.

Last updateThu, 31 Jul 2014 12am


GM sued over deaths, injuries linked to ignition switch

NEW YORK (Reuters) — General Motors was hit Tuesday with a lawsuit brought on behalf of more than 650 people injured or killed in accidents involving cars that have been recalled this year for faulty ignition switches.


US nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension.


Senators from Colorado, Washington want federal pot laws applied fairly

DENVER (Reuters) — U.S. senators from Colorado and Washington, seeking clarity on federal rules that may affect legal marijuana businesses in their states, are urging the Obama administration to ensure federal agencies take a consistent approach to enforcement.


Poor performance forces UAL to cut Japan-Guam flights

HAGÅTÑA — This December, United Airlines will cancel flights from Guam to three Japanese cities, including Niigata, Hiroshima and Okayama. The first scheduled flight service to be discontinued will be the Guam-Niigata route, with United terminating the route service effective Dec. 14.


Former Virginia governor’s marriage in spotlight at corruption trial

RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) — Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife were barely on speaking terms when they accepted $165,000 in gifts and loans from a vitamin company executive, defense attorneys said on Tuesday at the start of the pair’s corruption trial.


IT&E donates $5,000 to Tournament of Champions

(Press Release) — As part of its commitment to supporting community events and projects, IT&E has announced that the company has donated $5,000 to the Tournament of Champions or TOC organizers.


Top Ebola doctor dies from virus

FREETOWN (Reuters) — The doctor leading Sierra Leone’s fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country’s chief medical officer said.


CNMI firefighters undergo wild fire assessment training

AN instructor from Hawaii is on island to conduct a wild fire and fire risk assessment training for the firefighters of the CNMI.