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Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - They were studying to be doctors and scientists, but police say four Wesleyan University students arrested this week also are known on campus as drug dealers.

February 25, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


What happens, and not, in Homeland Security shutdown

EDITOR'S NOTE _ An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story

February 25, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending

WASHINGTON (AP) - A watchdog group says congressional investigators should review whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private travel expenses.

February 25, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Lawyer: Truck driver did 'all he could' before train crash

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The driver of a pickup truck that a Southern California commuter train smashed into at a railroad crossing did "all he could" to free the vehicle from the tracks and then ran for help before the crash that injured dozens, his lawyer said.

February 25, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Representatives grill Kerry on aspects of Iran nuclear talks

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is pressing Secretary of State John Kerry about sensitive nuclear talks with Iran, saying Tehran is stonewalling international inspectors about its past work on an atomic bomb.

February 25, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds

SEATTLE (AP) - For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men.

February 25, 2015 | Associated Press | Signal AP


UPDATE:Truck stalls on track before fiery train crash, 28 injured

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - A commuter train slammed into a truck stuck on the tracks early Tuesday, sending three rail cars tumbling onto their sides and injuring 28 people in the fiery crash in California.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


FIFA closes on dates for taboo-breaking World Cup in Qatar

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald drew expressions of disappointment but no demand for his resignation Tuesday, one day after he apologized for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces.

February 24, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Mayor: At least 8 dead in Czech restaurant shooting

PRAGUE (AP) - A man opened fire Tuesday in a restaurant in the Czech Republic, an attack that left at least eight people dead, the town's mayor said. It was the worst shooting attack in the country's history.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - A key committee chairman and the head of the American Legion expressed disappointment Tuesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, who erroneously claimed he served in the military's special forces.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Dozens hurt in Metrolink crash in Oxnard

OXNARD (AP) - A Metrolink train crashed into a truck and derailed early Tuesday, injuring dozens of people.

February 24, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Water thefts on the rise in drought-stricken California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As California's drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with meters to access one of the state's precious commodities - water.

February 24, 2015 | Associated Press | Signal AP


US jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks

NEW YORK (AP) - The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wounded several Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a high-stakes civil trial.

February 23, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


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Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops

BAGHDAD (AP) - Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.

May 27, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


More rain threatens to complicate the cleanup in Houston

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) - More rain fell on Houston on Wednesday, threatening to complicate the cleanup after a long holiday weekend of storms and floods that left at least 17 dead and more than a dozen others missing in Texas and Oklahoma.

May 27, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


California bill compels abortion notice at pregnancy centers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Californians who visit crisis pregnancy centers must know whether the facility is licensed and that abortion is an option under legislation advanced Tuesday by the state Assembly.

May 26, 2015 | Signal Staff | Signal AP


Popular cash-for-grass program expands during drought

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A major water wholesaler on Tuesday added $350 million to its budget to replenish a cash-for-grass program that has gained popularity during the California drought with homeowners, landlords and businesses looking to replace water-draining lawns.

May 26, 2015 | Associated Press | Signal AP


Woman held down husband in Vegas hatchet attack, police say

LAS VEGAS (AP) - An Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day, police said.

May 26, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Bob Marley musical tries to help heal an uneasy Baltimore

NEW YORK (AP) - Most theater professionals like to say that whatever they're working on is very relevant to what's going on in the real world. That was not possibly more true than in Baltimore this spring.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Yemen fighters backing exiled government take southern city

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a key city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, the pro-government forces' first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online

NEW YORK (AP) - As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Oxnard man rescued by passing motorcyclist in near drowning

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - A 22-year-old Oxnard resident was saved after a motorcyclist passed and saw a man struggling in the surf.

May 26, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


UPDATE: Search resumes for those missing in Texas floodwaters

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) - Recovery teams resumed the search Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river carried a Texas vacation home off its foundation and slammed it into a bridge downstream.

May 26, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the engineer's actions just before the crash.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Myanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.

May 26, 2015 | By Associated Press | Signal AP


Obama at Arlington: Never stop paying tribute to the fallen

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.

May 25, 2015 | Associated Press | Signal AP


In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the reception it could receive if rolled out nationally.

May 25, 2015 | By The Associated Press | Signal AP


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