• 2 being treated for injuries at gate of Fort Meade

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A spokesman at Fort Meade says two people are being treated for injuries at one of the gates of the sprawling Army installation near Baltimore. Chad Jones says emergency responders are on the scene. He says he doesn't know how the injuries occurred. Local...

  • Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, though the U.S. said Monday its coalition conducted no airstrikes against the Islamic State group in the area during that time. U.S. Central Command said it...

  • Correction: Oregon Inlet story

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — In a story March 28 about Oregon Inlet, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the water is 65 feet deep under the bridge. The bridge is 65 feet above the surface of the water. A corrected version of the story is below: Coast Guard closes Outer Banks inlet...

  • Today in History

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    Today is Wednesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2015. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which provided money for programs such as the Works Progress...

  • 2 National Guardsmen from upstate NY earn event's top honors

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two Army National Guardsmen from upstate New York have been selected as the state organization's top enlisted soldier and top non-commissioned officer. National Guard officials announce Monday that Spc. Michael Rowland of Glens Falls is the state's best junior...

  • A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    The Mining Journal (Marquette). March 25. Body camera bill leaves much to be desired Having police officers wear body cameras generally is a good idea. It's an official recording of what transpires during an incident, which can be invaluable when an officer's actions are called into...

  • TechTown business incubator hosts cross-border hackathon

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — The TechTown business incubator at Wayne State University is hosting a cross-border hackathon aimed at boosting the health care industry. The "Hacking Health Windsor-Detroit" event takes place May 1 to May 3. It invites professionals from the health care and information...

  • Greece and its creditors still struggle with reform list

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    BRUSSELS (AP) — With its next financial deadline looming, Greece is struggling to convince its creditors it has a viable economic reform plan to unlock emergency funds and prevent the country from going bankrupt. Without outside help, Greece faces the prospect of going bankrupt in the...

  • France's Senate debates punishing prostitutes' customers

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — A French bill aimed at decriminalizing prostitutes and fining their customers is being turned upside down by the Senate, led by the conservative opposition. The bill was approved by France's Socialist-dominated lower house of Parliament in 2013 amid heated debate....

  • US, UK: Signs of political interference in Nigerian election

    Updated: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States and Britain said Monday there are signs that the vote counting for Nigeria's presidential election may be subverted by "deliberate political interference." A joint statement says the countries would be "very concerned" by any attempts to...

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