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Obama wants limits on U.S. company mergers abroad
The push comes amid a developing trend by companies to reorganize with foreign entities partly to reduce their tax payments in the U.S.
FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport
The FAA instituted a 24-hour prohibition Tuesday in response to a rocket strike that landed about a mile from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv.
Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts
The 16-day conflict has claimed the lives of 736 Palestinians, most of them civilians, Palestinian health officials say.
Air Algerie plane disappears from radar
The company said it was trying to ascertain what had happened to the plane.
Alabama man pleads guilty in 5 Birmingham killings
A judge sentenced him to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole, and Underwood could be eligible for release in less than 15 years.
Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record
The body of 17-year-old Haris Suleman was recovered, but crews were still searching Wednesday for the father, Babar Suleman.
Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., one hour and 57 minutes after the execution started.
Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop
A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard, and state police have been asked to increase patrols.
Mental exam ordered in Alabama triple homicide
Circuit Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell ordered that Deandra Lee be examined by the state Department of Mental Health to see if he lacks the ability to assist in his defense.
Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket
A state trooper issued Hallie Bibeau a ticket for stopping in the median. Police say median stops are for emergencies, and they didn't consider this to be one.
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