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Taliban calls for ceasefire with Afghan forces during Eid

Afghan Taliban fighters killed 17 Afghan police officers in an attack on a police base before dawn Saturday, just hours before the militant group called for a three-day ceasefire with Afghan forces over the Eid al-Fitr holiday in mid-June.

US products hit by China's tariff increase

Washington placed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods on July 6. Beijing responded with tariffs on an equal scale. Here are some of the products hit with tariffs.

Main road in Janesville reopens following flooding

One lane is closed each way on U.S. Highway 51 in Janesville near the Centerway bridge over the Rock River due to flooding possibly caused by a water main break, according to the Rock County communications center.

Home Show Vendors Say Economy Is Improving

Madison-area homebuilders and remodelers said Friday they expected a better 2012, pointing to falling unemployment and rising new home sales.Their comments came during the 14th Madison Home Expo at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. About 260 vendors, selling a variety…