In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions
BRUSSELS (AP) — French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck.
UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occpied by Islamic State militants.
Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released bythe agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 were wounded.
Suspect in Houston-area deputy's death had mental evaluation
HOUSTON (AP) — The man accused of shooting and killing a suburban Houston officer has a history of mental illness and once lived in a homeless shelter, authorities said Monday.
Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence.
Christie tells Fallon he might 'go nuclear' in next debate
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie says he's thinking of taking a more aggressive approach during the next Republican presidential primary debate.
Rihanna excited to celebrate 10 years in music industry
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna says she's thrilled to have had a decade-long career in music and she plans on celebrating the feat at some point this year.
No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.
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