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Non-resident enrollment to be capped at California campuses
SAN FRANCISCO — Non-resident enrollment will be capped at the University of California’s Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses next year to address concerns that California students are being displaced, but the system also does not plan to admit more residents to any of its campuses unless it gets m...
By Lisa Leff The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee
WASHINGTON — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Carson, the only African-American expected to enter the race, rose to national prominence a...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Email issue revives old questions about Clintons
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades. The latest disclosure, that Clinton used a personal email account while serving as secretary of state, comes on the cusp of her likely...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Netanyahu: Iran, U.S. agreement a ‘bad deal’
WASHINGTON — In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran “paves Iran’s path to the bomb.” President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U...
By Deb Reichmann and Aron Heller The Associated Press FULL STORY
Kerry working on Iran nuke deal
MONTREUX, Switzerland — As senior U.S. and Iranian officials worked in Switzerland Tuesday to reach a nuclear deal, Israel’s leader warned against reaching an accommodation with Tehran, declaring to the U.S. Congress that Tehran aims for Mideast dominance and won’t let any such pact thwart its...
By Matthew Lee and George Jahn The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit
BAGHDAD — Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group on Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein’s hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their progress. Soldiers found some 100 mines and bombs scattered a...
By Sinan Salaheddin and Sameer N. Yacoub The Associated Press FULL STORY
Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions
WASHINGTON — Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months. “Sanity is prevailing,” said Rep. Peter ...
By Erica Werner and David Espo The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Villarrica volcano erupts in Chile, thousands flee
PUCON, Chile — One of South America’s most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The Villarrica volcano erupted around 3 a.m. local time, according to the...
By Eva Vergara and Gabriela Ulloa The Associated Press FULL STORY
Ex-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress
RALEIGH, N.C. — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including information on war strategy and identities of covert operatives — while she was working on the book...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Body-camera maker has ties to police chiefs
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions. A review of records and interv...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Hundreds killed as Chad forces seize northeast Nigerian town
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Chadian troops have seized a strategically located northeast Nigerian town from Boko Haram, but not before the defeated Islamic extremists killed hundreds of civilians, Chad’s military said. The Chadian forces regained control Monday of Dikwa, a town occupied by the militan...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
  
 
  


 
 
 
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