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  • Philadelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video…

  • As world moves on, MH370 families find solace in each other

    NANJING, China (AP) — For the past year, Wang Zheng has been avoiding one place: the modest apartment where his parents had been living for more 20 years in downtown Nanjing until they vanished along…

  • Police: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery. Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt tells The Detroit News that Judge Terrence G. Berg was shot…

  • Emirates forges special relationship with el-Sissi’s Egypt

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — This small Gulf nation, known for its soaring skyscrapers and mercantile bent, is making itself into the most stalwart ally of the Arab world’s biggest country. The United Arab…

  • Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as questions turned to whether security was neglected. The attack Thursday…

  • Myanmar police crack down on protesters for third day

    LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) — Police cracked down on student protesters opposing Myanmar’s new education law Friday, roughly grabbing demonstrators and loading them onto trucks in the third such clampdown in as many days. An Associated…

  • Today in History

    Today is Friday, March 6, the 65th day of 2015. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v.…

  • Today in History

    Today is Friday, March 6, the 65th day of 2015. There are 300 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v.…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    Iraqi ministry: Islamic State militants ‘bulldozed’ famed ancient Nimrud archaeological site BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants “bulldozed” the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy…

  • Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers…

  • Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as…

  • Man shot by police on Skid Row is identified

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was shot to death by police during a Skid Row confrontation over the weekend was identified Thursday under his true name — not the stolen identity he…

  • Thai court sentences ‘Red Shirts’ to jail for 2009 rioting

    BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the “Red Shirt” political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009, a lawyer said.…

  • Protesters at Nevada air base call for end to drone warfare

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Protesters outside an air base in southern Nevada are calling for an end to U.S. drone missions that they say kill many more civilians than terrorists halfway around the world. Organizer…

  • Walker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker’s spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the…