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  • Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. While not mentioning any terrorist groups by...

  • Man killed by falling equipment from truck in Va.

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police in Newport News say a man has died after a metal object from a flatbed truck fell on him. Police spokeswoman Holly McPherson says in a news release the 79-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday's accident in Newport News. McPherson says two...

  • Former Humboldt lecturer arrested for child porn

    ARCATA, Calif. (AP) — A former veteran instructor at Humboldt State University has been arrested on child pornography charges following a months-long investigation. Humboldt County Sheriff's Office spokesman Steve Knight said thousands of photographs and videos were found on a computer, thumb...

  • Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) — As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter. "Why didn't you say before that you were alive? Why so quiet?" the rebel taunted. Moments later, the Ukrainian...

  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel. Most of the new building...

  • Gulf meeting ends without clear end to Qatar spat

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, withdrew their...

  • Somali troops oust militants from southern town

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali government troops fighting alongside African Union troops ousted Islamic militants from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday. Abdiqadir Mohamed Nor, the governor of Somalia's Lower Shabelle region where the fighting is taking...

  • NYC union: Cops not to blame for drugged-out death

    NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a New York City police union says officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in custody. Patrolmen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch says drugs place the user's life in jeopardy — not police. His statement comes after...

  • Judge rules jail lease contract unconstitutional

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — A judge has ruled that an agreement between Kootenai County and Rocky Mountain Corrections is unconstitutional, stalling plans for the county to lease a private jail to relieve prisoner overcrowding. Under the lease agreement, Rocky Mountain Corrections would build a...

  • 2 hurt in separate mishaps on Va.'s Eastern Shore

    CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Two people have been injured in separate incidents during the start of the holiday weekend on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Eastern Shore News (http://delmarvane.ws/1pdlHW8 ) reports the injuries occurred Friday afternoon at Assateague Island National Seashore....

  • GOP challenger tries novel tactics against Brown

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans finally have the kind of gubernatorial candidate they need to be competitive in overwhelmingly Democratic California — a young, second-generation social moderate who has financial expertise and is comfortable on social media. Getting voters to pay attention...

  • Fort Hood victims say shooter's letter is 'salt in our wounds'

    A coalition of 160 victims and family members of Hasan's rampage at Fort Hood have been fighting the Obama administration for nearly five years to label the shooting an act of terrorism.

  • Pakistani protesters head toward premier's house

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police are firing tear gas at thousands of protesters led by a cricket-legend-turned politician and an anti-government cleric as they march toward the prime minister's home in the capital. Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri called for the demonstration to move to the house...

  • Texas gov candidates agree to 2 debates

    After a bit of a kerfuffle, Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis have agreed to terms for a statewide televised debate.

  • Common Core supporters hit back at Bobby Jindal for lawsuit

    Collaborative for Student Success published a memo Friday criticizing the Lousiana governor's position on the education standards as motivated by a desire to win the GOP presidential nomination.



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