• National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody. It was the first time the...

  • Saudi Arabia makes Islamic State arrests, thwarting attacks

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out multiple terrorist attacks, including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom's capital. Interior...

  • Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade. Now, early in her Democratic presidential campaign, she's striking a different...

  • 2015 Wimbledon singles champions to receive nearly $3M

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prize money keeps going up at Wimbledon, with first-round losers as well as champions cashing in on record rewards. The All England Club announced Tuesday that prize money for this year's grass-court Grand Slam will increase by 7 percent to reach a total of 26.75 million...

  • Jeb Bush in Puerto Rico for fundraiser, town hall

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jeb Bush's fluency in Spanish is going over well in Puerto Rico. The former Florida governor opened a speech on economic opportunities with several minutes of Spanish on Tuesday, and his audience responded with hearty applause. Bush is fluent in the...

  • Problems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's space agency postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station on Tuesday because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft. The Progress M-27M was launched Tuesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and was scheduled to dock six...

  • Russian bikers: Poland's entry ban won't stop ride to Berlin

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    BREST, Belarus (AP) — The leader of a Russian nationalist motorcycle club whose members were refused entry into Poland said Tuesday they haven't abandoned their plans to ride to Berlin to commemorate the defeat of Nazi Germany 70 years ago. Ten members of the Night Wolves who aimed to...

  • Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian. "The first policewoman I spoke to told...

  • Michael Douglas warns nukes more powerful 'than ever before'

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas is reminding world powers that the threat of nuclear weapons is "no less important today than it was in my childhood." The Academy Award winner spoke Tuesday as global nuclear powers are gathered at the United Nations to discuss a landmark...

  • Swedish top court allows Assange to appeal detention order

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden says it will allow Julian Assange to appeal a detention order against the WikiLeaks founder over allegations of sex crimes. The Swedish Supreme Court said Tuesday it has "granted leave to appeal the issue of detention." It gave no reason for the decision. The...

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