Two men in a boat paddle over the flooded market place of the city of Wehlen at the river Elbe in , Germany, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. After heavy rainfalls, swollen rivers flooded areas in Germany, Austria , Switzerland and Czech Republic. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Death toll hits 10 in European flooding

Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-soaked Danube and other southern …

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“We must have the trust of the American taxpayer. Unfortunately, that trust has been broken.” — Acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel, who sa…

Obama nominating 3 to US appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Senate Republicans to allow prompt votes on three lawyers he’s nominating to an under…