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Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party’s Warren wing
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing. Sanders, who is opening his official presidential campaign Tuesday in Burlington, Vermont, aims to ignite a grassr...
By Ken Thomas The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cleveland reaches deal with Justice Department on policing
WASHINGTON — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said. The officia...
By Eric Tucker The Associated Press FULL STORY
Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war. Speaking under su...
By Darlene Superville The Associated Press FULL STORY
Yemeni politicians say U.N. peace talks indefinitely postponed
SANAA, Yemen — A United Nations-sponsored Yemeni peace conference that was to start Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed, officials said, as battles raged across the country. The talks were meant to end weeks of heavy fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes against an Iran-backed rebel gr...
By Ahmed Al-Haj The Associated Press FULL STORY
Biden reassures Iraqi PM of U.S. support with IS
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq’s government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for “the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces” one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter...
By Kevin Freking and Sameer N. Yacoub The Associated Press FULL STORY
Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration’s strategy to defeat the extremist group. The Islamic State group, which had alr...
By Ken Dilanian The Associated Press FULL STORY
Santa Clarita man arrested in wife’s death
SANTA CLARITA — A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his 25-year-old wife. The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that Robert Arvizu was taken into custody after Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to the home for a welfare check and saw the woman’s body th...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Couple missing two weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges
WARNER SPRINGS — An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California’s high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple’s rescue, authorities said Monday. Cecil Knutson, 7...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Irvine neighborhood nervous after coyote attacks toddler
IRVINE — The neighborhood near Irvine’s Silverado Park is on edge following a coyote’s attack on a 2-year-old girl. The Orange County Register reports that animal control officers were searching the region for the coyote after the Friday evening attack. California Department of Fish and W...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
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French diplomat doesn't see Iran nuke deal by end of June
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