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Saudi-led forces strike Shiite rebels in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of fighting since the air campaig...
By Ahmed Al-Haj The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Iran nuclear talks near deadline; differences remain
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. With Tuesday’s target date for a framework accord just hours away, the t...
By George Jahn and Matthew Lee The Associated Press FULL STORY
German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies
DUESSELDORF, Germany — How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That’s the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychothera...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Pal...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead
FORT MEADE, Md. — Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire. One of the men died, the other was injured and a police officer also was taken...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy
BOSTON — President Barack Obama summoned today’s quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator’s name can be as much an antidote to political cynicism as th...
By David Espo and Nedra Pickler The Associated Press FULL STORY
State leaders use private email
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other top elected officials in California acknowledge using personal email accounts to conduct government business, and it’s not clear if their private exchanges are retained as public records or subject to disclosure. An Associated Press...
By Michael R. Blood and Julliet Williams The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Clinton email dustup latest in ‘delete, erase’ era of gov’t
WASHINGTON — In the never-ending quest to preserve the government’s history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction. Before delete keys on computers, there were paper shredders, erase buttons on tape recorders and trash cans. Think Oliver North jamming a shredder with papers fro...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
California man jailed twice in a weekend for drunken driving
SONOMA — A Northern California was arrested twice in one weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports Monday that 55-year-old Donald Flinn was arrested Friday night and booked into Sonoma County Jail on $30,000 bail. He was also arrested on suspicion of cruelty ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
No ‘narsisstics’: Music festivals ban fans’ selfie sticks
LOS ANGELES — You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you’re planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals. The devices, which grasp cellphones to allow people to take pictures of themselves farther away from their faces, are banne...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar
Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar AKRON, Ohio — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn’t stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. Miss March, who’s 88, wears a green top hat and not mu...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation clarifying that a new religious-f..
Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants Tuesday holed up in downtown Tikrit as..
US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty
WASHINGTON — The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percen..
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