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  • Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
    Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly unpredictable summer showdown in the House.

  • Senate blocks House surveillance bill and 2-month extension
    Senate blocks House surveillance bill and 2-month extension

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, rejecting both a House-passed bill and a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act.

  • IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists
    IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday.

  • AP Interview: Steinem says isolating N. Korea not working
    AP Interview: Steinem says isolating N. Korea not working

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Iconic women's rights activist Gloria Steinem may be in North Korea, but she is as outspoken as ever.

  • DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying
    DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict denied bond on a murder charge Friday had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said, and their investigation is continuing.

  • Boat by boat, how 3,000 stranded migrants reached land
    Boat by boat, how 3,000 stranded migrants reached land

    More than 3,000 migrants abandoned by human traffickers have been rescued or washed ashore this month in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Some are Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar, while others are Bangladeshis seeking better economic prospects. Many more are feared to still be straded at sea, abandoned by traffickers amid a regional crackdown.

  • US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis
    US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to do.

  • Fierce gunbattle kills 43 in west Mexico cartel territory
    Fierce gunbattle kills 43 in west Mexico cartel territory

    ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42 suspected gang gunmen and one Federal Police officer killed during a three-hour firefight at a remote wetern ranch.

  • El Salvador hosting beatification of slain Archbishop Romero
    El Salvador hosting beatification of slain Archbishop Romero

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds are expected at Saturday's ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis.

  • Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found
    Choppy slick is harder to clean up; more oily animals found

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-square-mile oil slick off the coast of California is thinner than a coat of paint and it's becoming harder to skim from choppy waters, officials said Friday as more dead animals were discovered on the Santa Barbara coast.

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