Parasite found in 2nd source of Baker City water

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Baker City officials have shut off another source of city water as a result of a positive test for cryptosporidium, the parasite that sickened ma……

US Pacific Fleet forms task force on sex assault

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Top U.S. Navy commanders in the Asia-Pacific region have formed a task force to discuss sexual assault issues as the branch fights to stem a military-wide problem within its ranks. Leaders in the…

CNN’s Gupta: I was wrong about marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta says he spoke too soon in opposing the medical use of marijuana in the past and that he now believes the drug can have very real benefits for people with…

Obama pledges more oversight of NSA surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’ll work with Congress to change the oversight of some of the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs and name a new panel of outside experts to review technologies. Obama says…

Obama pledges more oversight of NSA surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’ll work with Congress to change the oversight of some of the National Security Agency’s controversial surveillance programs and name a new panel of outside experts to review technologies. Specifically, Obama…

Tyson to stop buying cattle fed Merck supplement

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. told cattle feeders this week it will no longer buy animals fed a supplement that’s designed to bulk them up before slaughter, citing experts who suggest the drug may be causing…

Greek Finance Ministry fined over tax data theft

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Finance Ministry has been fined 150,000 euros ($200,000) by the country’s privacy watchdog for allegedly failing to protect data on millions of taxpayers that ended up in the possession of private companies. The…

Caesars Entertainment selling Macau property

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. informed regulators Friday that it is selling its property in Macau to an Asian developer for $438 million. The Las Vegas-based company reported in a quarterly filing to the…

France expels Tunisian as national security threat

PARIS (AP) — France has expelled a Tunisian man suspected of a role in several plans involving violence. The Interior Ministry said Friday that two journalists were among targets of the plans, but did not elaborate on the…

Candidate tweet labeled offensive taken down in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Aides to U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan in New Jersey have taken down a social media post that Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign says was offensive. Lonegan is the GOP front-runner in the Senate…