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Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

CAIRO — An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the rulers of the Gaza Strip who once found a warm welcome under the country's past Islamist government. The ruling by Judge Mohamed el-Sayed of the Court For Urgent Matters describ...

Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

BOSTON — Publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury, a federal ap...

Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq's capital

BAGHDAD — A series of attacks targeting public places and Shiite militia checkpoints in and north of Iraq's capital killed 37 peop...
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Roadside radar feeds sign boards

Dear Mahatma: There are a lot of small orange trailers on Interstates 430 and 40. They have small solar ...

MIKE MASTERSON

Mike Masterson

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At the courthouse

Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards undoubtedly enjoyed calmer days before two former county employees filed unrelated lawsuits alleging the ...

JANET CARSON

Janet Carson

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IN THE GARDEN

Q Our city recently removed the Bradford pear trees that had been planted in sidewalk openings in the downtown ...

Oaklawn receives OK to add 2 days to racing season

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — The Arkansas Racing Commission has unanimously approved a request by Oaklawn to add two Wednesdays to its 2015 racing season to compensate for days lost to weather.

Gas driller to cut state outlays 40%

Southwestern Energy Co., the main driller operating in the Fayetteville Shale, has announced plans to cut spending in Arkansas by 40 percent this year.

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Hogs cancel Sunday game, schedule Monday doubleheader

Arkansas will be snowed out for the second consecutive day Sunday.

Leonard Nimoy, Trek's Spock, dies

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut Star Trek, died Friday. He was 83.

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6 picked as LR district's advisers

Baker Kurrus, named by the state earlier this month to head a Little Rock School District budget evaluation committee, on Friday announced his selection of fellow committee members, including City Manager Bruce Moore and Central Arkansas Library System Director Bobby Roberts.

Gas driller to cut state outlays 40%

Southwestern Energy Co., the main driller operating in the Fayetteville Shale, has announced plans to cut spending in Arkansas by 40 percent this year.

Leonard Nimoy, Trek's Spock, dies

Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut Star Trek, died Friday. He was 83.

Week's funds for homeland security OK'd

The Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday before passing emergency legislation to keep the Homeland Security Department in full funding for one week and avert a partial shutdown at the federal agency with anti-terrorism responsibilities.

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Selfish preservation

A longer, winding road

The 13th Little Rock Marathon will be run Sunday, and for the first time it is truly Little Rock's marathon.

Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

MOSCOW (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.

Alaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.

Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

MOSCOW (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.

China's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February

BEIJING (AP) — An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still shows contraction amid China's economy slowdown.

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.

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