Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford's answer is found in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies at will.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?
WASHINGTON (AP) — No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and coud have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere.
Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
Palestinian assailant injures 5 Israelis in car attack
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian assailant rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring four officers and a bystander, and lunged at security guards with a knife before being shot and wounded, the police said.
NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures
NEW YORK (AP) — The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.
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 than 20 years in downtown Nanjing until they vanished along with the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail
ISTANBUL (AP) — There's no monarch in democratic Turkey — but you might not know it watching the news these days.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday.
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.
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