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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe; opposition blames Kremlin for the killing MOSCOW (AP) — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian…

  • Greece protests planned Turkish air maneuvers in Aegean Sea

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is protesting Turkey’s move to reserve a large chunk of airspace over the Aegean Sea for military maneuvers until the end of the year, a Greek foreign ministry spokesman says.…

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    IRAQ Iraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister has called on Sunni tribal fighters to abandon the Islamic State group, ahead of a promised offensive to retake…

  • Samsung ditches plastic design, HTC One improves camera

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with…

  • Young girl’s story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oil

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching…

  • Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.…

  • Astronauts complete three-day cable job outside the space station

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two astronauts have completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station. Americans Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore installed two sets of antennas and 400 feet of cable today…

  • Q&A on Samsung’s new mobile pay: Here’s what’s we know

    NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6…

  • Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith’s con-man caper “Focus” dethroned “Fifty Shades of Grey” at the box office, but the film’s modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once…

  • Pipeline developers seek access to W.Va. lands for survey

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Developers of a proposed pipeline have warned landowners in West Virginia that they risk legal action if they don’t allow surveying of their properties. Mountain Valley Pipeline spokeswoman Natalie Cox tells…

  • New plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mystery

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines…

  • Congress’ dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ dysfunction isn’t limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn’t finish their work last year and it’s showing now. The leftover business could prove even…

  • Germany trusts Greece to fulfill bailout terms

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s finance minister said Sunday that he trusts Greece’s current government to fulfill the conditions for the bailout deal, but also made clear the country would not receive any further money if…

  • DC metro gas prices up 8 cents from last week

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Gas prices in the D.C. metro area are up 8 cents from a week ago. In its weekly report, AAA said Sunday that the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded…

  • AAA: Md. drivers paying $2.36 per gallon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Motorists in Maryland are paying 5 cents more at the pump when compared with a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Saturday in a weekly report that the average price of a gallon…