• Greek coast guard search for missing migrants after sinking

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation in the eastern Aegean after a sailboat carrying dozens of migrants sank between the small islands of Agathonisi and Farmakonisi, near the Turkish coast. The Greek coast guard said six people were...

  • Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The state governor says a bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria has killed 20 people. Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state is urging citizens to avoid crowded public places including mosques and churches as Islamic extremists Boko Haram extend...

  • Storm brings flash flooding to Las Vegas

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A thunderstorm with heavy rains and high winds moved across the Las Vegas area, flooding roads and knocking out power to hundreds. The National Weather Service says parts of the area were under a flash flood warning Monday evening. Las Vegas Fire and Rescue says...

  • New Orleans: Officer arrested for obstruction of justice

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested one of their own for obstruction of justice as they investigate last month's shooting death of another police officer. In a Monday news release, the police accused Wardell Johnson of shoddy police work when he arrested Travis Boys on...

  • After legal fight, public path to 'Billionaires' Beach' open

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — It may be called "Billionaires' Beach," but the pristine views along one of Malibu's most exclusive coastlines are now easily accessible to anyone. After a decade-long legal fight that pitted public access advocates against a wealthy homeowner who refused to...

  • California right-to-die bill struggling ahead of key vote

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would allow California physicians to help terminally ill patients end their lives is struggling to muster enough support ahead of a legislative vote Tuesday. Aid-in-dying advocates had hoped the nationally publicized case of Brittany Maynard, the...

  • Coast Guard searching for 2 missing boaters off Gulf Coast

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for two boaters missing off Florida's Gulf Coast. Officials say that Michael Forehand and Lisa Harris were aboard a 39-foot boat over the weekend between Charlotte Harbor and Carrabelle and never returned as expected by Sunday...

  • The battle for control of the human breast milk industry

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It could trade for 400 times more than t7/8he price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee. Going for as much as $4 per ounce,...

  • Kenya says Islamic extremists kill 14 in Kenya's north

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 14 people were killed in an attack early Tuesday in the country's north by al-Shabab, Islamic extremist rebels from neighboring Somalia, a Kenyan official said. Eleven people were wounded in the attack in Soko Mbuzi village in Mandera County near Kenya's...

  • General Atomics plans to set up drone academy in Grand Forks

    Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's unmanned aircraft business and technology park has landed a second major defense contractor. Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer say that General Atomics has reached a tentative agreement to establish an unmanned aerial systems training...

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