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Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar wit... Full Story

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  • Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda
    Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran.

  • Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group
    Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.

  • 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended
    'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hnt.

  • Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined
    Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to documents released Friday.

  • Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
    Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday.

  • At a Glance: A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."

  • Newborn girl found alive in dumpster in Kentucky; 1 charged

    A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a teenager was charged with attempted murder, a law enforcement officer said.

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
    1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.

  • Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills
    Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills

    LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blackening the golden hills of California grew deadly Friday, killing a firefighter on the far northern end of the state while triggering the evacuations of hundreds of people elsewhere.

  • Firefighter killed battling blaze in California forest

    ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. Forest Service firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires raging across California, Forest Service officials said Friday night.

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