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Remains of World War II soldier from New Jersey identified

Nov. 23, 2021 11:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a World War II soldier from New Jersey who was killed in Germany and buried in Belgium. Scientists used dental and anthropological analysis, as well as DNA, to determine the remains were Army Sgt. Larry Wassil...

US airman shot down over Romania in WWII is accounted for

Nov. 17, 2021 20:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An airman from Massachusetts who was shot down over Romania during World War II has been accounted for, the military said Wednesday. U.S. Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Charles G. McMackin, 26, was accounted for in August 2020, according to a statement from...

Lebanese central bank governor says corruption charges false

Nov. 17, 2021 09:29 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s central bank governor said Wednesday that he asked for an audit of transactions and investments during his tenure and the results showed no public money has been misused. Riad Salameh, 70, once praised as the guardian of Lebanon’s financial...

EXPLAINER: Why US inflation is so high, and when it may ease

Nov. 11, 2021 08:45 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is starting to look like that unexpected — and unwanted — houseguest who just won’t leave. For months, many economists had sounded a reassuring message that a spike in consumer prices, something that had been missing in action in the...

WWII vet killed in Pearl Harbor attack interred in Markesan

Nov. 08, 2021 08:57 AM EST

MARKESAN, Wis. (AP) — U.S. and state flags are flying at half-staff across Wisconsin to honor a Markesan man who was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The remains of Navy Hospital Apprentice 1st Class Keefe Connolly will be buried with military honors at a...

California Marine killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941 identified

Nov. 03, 2021 13:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The remains of a Marine from California who was killed during the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced. Pfc. Walter L. Collier of Burbank was identified on May 25 but his family...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Nov. 03, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

Wisconsin State Journal. October 29, 2021. Editorial: Ditch the accounting tricks at the statehouse Quick question: If you buy your Christmas gifts with a credit card this December, will you still owe that money in January? ...

EXPLAINER: How G20-backed corporate minimum tax would work

Oct. 30, 2021 14:35 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Rome are expressing broad support for sweeping changes in how big global companies are taxed. The goal: deterring multinationals from stashing profits in countries where they pay little or no taxes — commonly known as...

Favre repays $600K in Mississippi welfare case, auditor says

Oct. 27, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL player Brett Favre has repaid $600,000 in state welfare money he accepted for speeches where he didn't appear, but the state attorney general could sue Favre if he doesn’t pay interest owed on the amount, the Mississippi auditor said Wednesday. ...

Remains of Ohio WWII soldier killed in combat identified

Oct. 19, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army private from Ohio killed in combat in Germany during World War II have been identified, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced on Tuesday. The agency said Emmet Schwartz, 24, of Dover, was killed in an artillery...