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  • Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths
    Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

    MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.

  • Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks
    Night train kills 14 migrants 'sleeping' on Macedonia tracks

    VELES, Macedonia (AP) — A group of migrants trying to reach European opportunity via what's billed by smugglers as a "safe" route — trekking along train tracks through the Balkans — was hit by an overnight train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, killing 14.

  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride
    Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.

  • UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead
    UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than 550 have been killed in the past month, including 115 children, the U.N. said Frida.

  • 5 things to know about transgender Americans
    5 things to know about transgender Americans

    NEW YORK (AP) — These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding.

  • Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback
    Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback

    NEW YORK (AP) — What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.

  • Attorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy
    Attorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released Friday by lawyers for the dead man's family.

  • Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million
    Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

    YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide.

  • Starbucks reports register outage in stores in US, Canada
    Starbucks reports register outage in stores in US, Canada

    SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada.

  • Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide
    Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

    BEIRUT (AP) — Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

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