Trump reaches the magic number to clinch nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign.
Some Hispanics face ridicule over support for Trump
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.
AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches.
The Latest: EU gives Sweden more time on migrant quota
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):
Report traces arc of Hillary Clinton server, agency failures
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight days before Hillary Clinton took office as secretary of state in January 2009, an aide to former President Bill Clinton quietly registered a new internet address for the couple. That trivial but deliberate online purchase is the earliest known hint of the private email syste that now plagues the presumptive Democratic nominee's presidential campaign.
Tornado damages homes but spares small northern Kansas town
CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — A large tornado that the National Weather Service said was on the ground for about 90 minutes damaged or destroyed about 20 homes in a rural area of northern Kansas and came within a mile of hitting a small town.
Thai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snake
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.
Pakistan: 'All indicators' confirm US killed Taliban leader
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was traveling under a false name with fake Pakistani identity documents when he was killed by a U.S. drone strike last week, the foreign affairs adviser to Pakistan's prime minister said Thursday.
1 dead, 1 critical but stable in NYC concert shooting
NEW YORK (AP) — Shots rang out inside a concert venue in New York City where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform, leaving one person dead, three others wounded and concertgoers scrambling for the nearest exits, police said.
In image-conscious Dubai, even police patrol in luxury cars
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Image is everything in Dubai — even when fighting crime.