Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

Bonus content

June 25, 2014

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. WASHINGTON LOOKS TO IRAQ'S 'AWAKENING COUNCILS' TO DEFEAT TERRORISTS

The Sunni militia, which supported the U.S. against al-Qaida years ago, could be a model for a similar resistance movement to ISIL.

2. ROAD TO KIEV-EU PACT PAVED IN BLOOD

Ukraine will sign a sweeping economic and trade agreement with the European Union that was the catalyst of a revolution that killed scores of Ukrainians and toppled a president.

3. WHY THE TEA PARTY IS STEAMING RIGHT NOW

The Washington establishment stomps the conservative purists who, despite spending millions of dollars, suffer stinging losses.

4. WHAT CHILDREN CROSSING BORDER INTO U.S. BELIEVE

Partly because of crime at home, partly because they think American law now allows kids to stay in the United States, the number of unaccompanied minors detained on the border has more than tripled since 2011.

5. WHO IS PAYING A VISIT TO TAIPEI

China has sent its first ever ministerial-level official to Taiwan for meetings with its government in a sign of evolving relations between them.

6. JUDGE ORDERS GOVERNMENT TO TELL PEOPLE WHY THEY ARE ON NO-FLY LIST

The ruling issued by a federal court in Oregon says the challenge process for those prohibited from flying falls short of due process.

7. EUROPEAN LEADERS, DESCENDENTS OF WORLD WAR I FIGHTERS, GATHER FOR ANNIVERSARY

The 28 nations of the E.U. will mark the date, 100 years ago this year, that the conflict that wreaked death and destruction across their continent began.

8. SUAREZ LEAVING HIS MARK

The star Uruguay striker is charged by FIFA and could face a long ban if it's determined he bit an Italian opponent in a key World Cup game.

9. WHY DEFROCKED PASTOR IS REINSTATED

A Methodist panel says a church jury erred when it banished the Pennsylvania clergyman for presiding over his gay son's wedding.

10. SEPT 11 MUSEUM SEES STRONG START IN ITS FIRST MONTH

The institution, which opened in May at Ground Zero, drew 300,000 visitors so far--five percent more than initial projections.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Bonus content
  • US aiding transfer of Americans sick with Ebola NEW YORK (AP) — Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa. A small private jet based in Atlanta has been dispatched to Liberia where the two Americans work for missionary groups. Officials say the jet i

    August 1, 2014

  • Economy [Duplicate] US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct. WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old rec

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Semi crash coats I-465 lanes with spilled butter INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A semitrailer overturned on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis, spilling what police say are 45,000 pounds of packages of butter and other dairy products. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-465 just

    August 1, 2014

  • Carmel mayor uses social media to promote businesses along U.S. 31 CARMEL (AP) — Indianapolis-area restaurant and shop owners say business is down significantly as construction continues along U.S. 31. Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard on Thursday asked residents to eat and shop at businesses along U.S. 31 every day in Augu

    August 1, 2014

  • Supreme Court Ginsburg-9 [Duplicate] Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that put her at odds with women's rights groups. Ginsburg said the court's unanimous ruling in June that struck down the 35-foot, protest-free zone on sidewalks

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Notre Dame might appeal case to US Supreme Court SOUTH BEND (AP) — The University of Notre Dame might appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in its challenge to part of the federal health care law that forces it to cover contraceptives in its health insurance for students and employees. Recently filed co

    August 1, 2014

  • Congress [Duplicate] Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills WASHINGTON (AP) — Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the troubled Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • Economy Not Feeling the Recovery [Duplicate] As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it WASHINGTON (AP) — For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again. Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent, the Gallup Organization has found that consumers' view of the

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • CIA Investigations [Duplicate] State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror susp

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • TV-Big Bang Theory [Duplicate] Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production NEW YORK (AP) — Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors. The Warner Brothers Television studio, which makes television's most popular comedy, said that Wednesday's schedul

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller