NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the country not to use excessive force in its fight against extremists, a NATO official said.
Cabinet secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's vigorous effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress continues — this time in the House where three Cabinet secretaries will face tough questioning on Tuesday from skeptical Democrats and Republicans.
NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A northern New York prison worker pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.
5 things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospect
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far.
Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 civil war.
Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
BAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group.
High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at Mohegan Sun, one of the world's largest casinos, throw chairs, scream at dealers and epect rules to be bent at the tables.
Few clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians born and bred as boaters who went missing on the high seas.
French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth
PARIS (AP) — Archaeologists say two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country.
ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey.
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