Jeb Bush takes questions at a town hall meeting in Reno, Nevada, May 13, 2015. REUTERS/James Glover II

Gilded roster for Bush

NEW YORK - The first report of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s Super PAC reveals for the first time, election lawyers say, just how much the group, Right to Rise, functioned as a kind of shadow campaign for Bush.  Full Article 

U.S. wage growth brakes in second-quarter; consumer sentiment slips 1:10pm EDT

WASHINGTON - U.S. labor costs in the second quarter recorded their smallest increase in 33 years as workers earned less in commissions and bonuses, in what appeared to be a temporary wage growth setback against the backdrop of diminishing labor market slack.

Cecil the lion is seen at Hwange National Parks in this undated handout picture received July 31, 2015. REUTERS/A.J. Loveridge/Handout via Reuters

Zimbabwe calls for extradition of Cecil's killer

HARARE - The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe paid for an illegal hunt and should be extradited to the southern African nation to face justice, the country's environment minister said.   Full Article | Video 

A U.S. soldier attends a change of command ceremony for the 438th Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air (TAAC-Air) at Oqab base, in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

War fund is irresistible budget-buster

WASHINGTON - The number of U.S. troops deployed in battle zones is at its lowest level since before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Still, Congress has authorized a 38 percent increase in the war budget.  Full Article 

A  Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sign is pictured after being unveiled at Chrysler Group World Headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan May 6, 2014.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Jeep hacking just a 'shot across the bow'

WASHINGTON - The hacking issues that led Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles this month could pose a problem for cars and trucks from other automakers, the top U.S. auto safety regulator said.  Full Article 

A man takes a picture of twelve crosses representing those killed, are erected again near the site of the Aurora Century theater shootings on the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado July 20, 2013.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Victim’s family owes ammo dealers $203,000

The parents of one of the 12 moviegoers killed in Aurora, Colorado say they owe legal fees and costs after a failed suit to three online business that sold James Holmes ammunition and body armor.  Full Article 

Jury hears about Colorado gunman's childhood

Defense lawyers for the first time call on childhood friends, teachers and relatives of convicted movie theater gunman James Holmes during the penalty phase of his trial.

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