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  • FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at a campaign event in Goffstown, N.H. Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday,Feb. 10, 2016,  after winning praise for her debate prowess, but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President
    Des Moines • Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate pro...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 02:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanks supporters during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) AP Source: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid
    Nashua, N.H. • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suspended his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after failing to break out from a fie...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 11:09 am   |     |   Share
  • Government will consider Google computer to be car’s driver
    Detroit • The federal government’s highway safety agency agrees with Google: Computers that will control cars of the future can be considered their dr...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 09:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, following a closed-door policy meeting. McConnell said the Senate will consider legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions in the wake of Pyongyang’s recent satellite launch and technical advances U.S. intelligence agencies say the reclusive Asian nation is making in its nuclear weapons program. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate leaders vow fast action on North Korea sanctions bill
    Washington • Senate leaders are pledging swift action on legislation to impose more stringent sanctions on North Korea for what they say are flagrant ...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share


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  • Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force
    Cleveland • A Cleveland police officer who was fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he w...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 09:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Ex-priest arrested in 1960 killing of Texas schoolteacher
    McAllen, Texas • A former priest has been arrested in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen. The Maricopa ...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 09:14 am   |     |   Share
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wedesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Erdogan has ratcheted up his criticism of the United States for not recognizing Syrian Kurdish forces as ’terrorists,’ saying Washington’s lack of knowledge of the groups operating in the region had led to bloodshed. Turkey considers the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, which are affiliated with Turkey’s own Kurdish rebels as a terrorist group.(Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service, Pool via AP) Turkish leaders lash out at demands to open border
    Kilis, Turkey • Turkey’s leaders on Wednesday lashed out at the United Nations and others who are pressing the country to open its borders to tens of ...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 20, 2010, file photo, shows Xcel Energy’s Sherco Power Plant  is shown in Becker, Minn. A divided Supreme Court agreed Feb. 9, 2016, to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents that call the regulations ’an unprecedented power grab.’ (Jason Wachter/St. Cloud Times via AP, File) Supreme Court puts Obama’s Clean Power Plan on hold
    Washington • A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change until afte...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts to the cheering crowd at his primary night rally Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries
    Manchester, N.H. • Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibili...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
    Lansing, Mich. • Flint’s water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnair...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles as he greats attendees during a campaign stop at the University of New Hampshire Whittemore Center Arena, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Clinton trying to prevent a big Sanders victory in NH
    Manchester, N.H. • Hillary Clinton braced for a potential loss in New Hampshire, the site of her 2008 comeback, seeking to deny rival Bernie Sanders a...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology
    Mexico City • An Indian-American actor and designer who says he was not allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight because he refused to remove...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Austin police say unarmed nude teen fatally shot by officer
    Austin, Texas • Austin police say an unarmed nude teenager was fatally shot by an officer in an altercation partly captured by patrol car video. Polic...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump waves has he arrives for a campaign rally Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Trump aims for victory in NH after Iowa disappointment
    Nashua, N.H. • Donald Trump, under pressure to score his first electoral win, set his hopes on New Hampshire Tuesday as voters began flooding polling ...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • California farmers reap record sales in record drought
    Fresno, Calif. • A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been f...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • The Eiffel Tower-shaped bid logo for the Paris 2024 is unveiled on The Arc of Triomphe on the Champs Elysees in Paris, France, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Leaders of the Paris bid for the 2024 Olympics boosted their public campaign on Tuesday as they secured about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in sponsorship deals with four major French groups. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) Paris secures sponsors; presents logo for 2024 Olympic bid
    Paris • Paris ramped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenti...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Heat retiring Shaquille O’Neal’s No. 32 jersey next season
    Miami • Shaquille O’Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team’s home floor in...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 02:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton answers questions after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif.  The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: ‘I will not conform’
    Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl. The league’s MVP has been widely criticized for wa...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • A police officer walks past fire set by rioters in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls
    Hong Kong • Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Nuns who help needy face eviction in San Francisco after rent hike
    San Francisco • San Francisco nuns who serve the homeless are in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 percent....
    Updated Feb 09 2016 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this May 14, 2012 file photo, shoppers walk into Sears in Peabody, Mass. After a “challenging” holiday shopping season, Sears is accelerating the closing of some of its stores. Shares fell nearly 3 percent in Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 premarket trading. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Closings set in NYC cop’s trial in deadly stairwell shooting
    New York • The rookie New York City police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Aerial view of rescue forces working at the site of a train accident near Bad Aibling, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Several people were killed when two trains collided head-on. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP) Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150
    Bad Aibling, Germany • Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, ...
    Updated Feb 09 2016 08:03 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, former Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel speak in the City Council chambers in Chicago. For more than a year after officer Jason Van Dyke shot and killed Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage and autopsy results that raised serious questions about whether other officers on the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder. The lack of swift action against the officers illustrates the difficulty of confronting the “code of silence” that has long been associated with police in Chicago and elsewhere. (Rich Hein/Sun-Times via AP File) Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence
    Chicago • For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage th...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 02:08 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 18, 1992 file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton gives the thumbs up to supporters outside a polling station in Nashua, N.H. as New Hampshire voters go to the polls for the nation’s first primary. For nearly 25 years, New Hampshire has been the backdrop for some of the most memorable Clinton comebacks, pleas, denials, hustle, glory and drama. Now those ghosts of primaries past are trailing Hillary Clinton as she tries, perhaps, one last time, to pull off another one for the history books. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File) For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances
    Manchester, N.H. • It’s their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic. They are the Clintons. It is New Hampshire. And here we al...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 01:30 pm   |     |   Share
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