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The Latest: Pentagon chief confirms Navy probe of accidents

Aug 21, 2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis confirms that the Navy will conduct a broad investigation into the collision in Southeast Asia between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker, and other recent Navy accidents at sea

Walmart expands grocery service with Uber to 2 more markets

Aug 21, 2017

Walmart expands grocery service with ride-hailing service Uber to 2 more markets as it steps up its game against online leader Amazon.com

AP source: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year contract extension

Aug 21, 2017

Person with knowledge of negotiations tells AP: NFL, Goodell working on 5-year extension

Moon blots the sun out of the sky in historic US eclipse

Aug 21, 2017

The moon is blotting the sun from the sky in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century

Total expands in North Sea with purchase of Maersk Oil

Aug 21, 2017

French oil company Total is strengthening its position in the North Sea with the acquisition of Danish conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk's oil business for $7.45 billion

Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

Aug 21, 2017

The U.S. Navy is ordering a broad investigation into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet, after two major ship collisions in two months

Lebanon says it helped foil plot to down plane in Australia

Aug 21, 2017

Lebanon's interior minister says the country's police intelligence played a major role in foiling a plot to bring down an Emirati passenger plane that was supposed to take off from Australia

With turmoil at home, Venezuelan Little leaguers get assist

Aug 21, 2017

With turmoil at home, Venezuelan Little League team gets an assist from big leaguers

Editor says Cambridge University Press to restore articles

Aug 21, 2017

The editor of "The China Quarterly" says Cambridge University Press has agreed to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China at the behest of authorities

US stock indexes hold steady after back-to-back down weeks

Aug 21, 2017

U.S. stock indexes were little changed in midday trading on Monday, holding relatively steady following back-to-back losses for the Standard & Poor's 500 index over the last two weeks.

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