AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Within the span of a single hour, Donald Trump gave Republicans wary of his presidential nomination yet another reason to worry — and House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to give them a way out.
Democratic advertising blitz awaits GOP's Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long before Donald Trump swatted away his Republican presidential rivals, his likely Democratic opponent and her allies began laying traps for him.
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Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international criticism and tough new sanctions over the North's rcent nuclear test and a slew of missile launches.
Community questions delay in Amber Alert for Navajo girl
Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing.
Los Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles trash collector was convicted Thursday of 10 counts of murder in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that targeted poor, young black women over two decades.
Insurer says child told Paterno in '76 Sandusky molested him
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.
Canadian convoy waits for dawn, hoping to flee wildfire zone
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian officials waited for dawn Friday to see whether it will be safe for a convoy of evacuees to get out of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area.
Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria's doorstep
KIDMAT ZVI, Golan Heights (AP) — With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with. But the 53-year-old is an Israeli cowboy on the Golan Heights bordering war-torn Syria, where frontier life takes on whole new meaning.
SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite.