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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter trip on power. "I decided that for the unity of the (ruling party) a change of chairman would be more appropriate. I am not considering running at the May 22 congress," Davutoglu told the nation. Davutoglu, who had fallen out with President Recept Tayyip Erdogan, announced he was stepping aside following a meeting with...

Updated at 10:57 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) " Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. On Thursday, the class of 2016 will be revealed. The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, opened...

Updated at 10:55 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " The attorney for a Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of a black teenager has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as his client enters and exits court. The Chicago Tribune reports (

Updated at 10:54 AM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) " Uganda's government is banning media coverage of a protest movement against the disputed re-election of the country's long-time president. Information Minister Jim Muhwezi told reporters Thursday that a Cabinet...

Updated at 10:48 AM

MADRID (AP) " Officials say a hippopotamus that escaped from a visiting circus caused some traffic chaos and not a little diversion when he strolled easily along a street in the southwestern town of Palos de la Frontera. A town spokesman...

Updated at 10:39 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP WAGING SCORCHED EARTH CAMPAIGN Two months after the liberation of Ramadi, the AP learns that the city...

Updated at 10:35 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " A woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her, a Kenyan government official said Thursday. Rescuers are creating room to release the woman who is speaking to...

Updated at 10:30 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank. By and large, U.S. bank customers have signed away their right to sue their bank in court, often without being aware of it. Buried...

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SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) " On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl. Hours had passed since the man had...

Updated at 10:30 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Bennett assistant Tara Tanner said he died...

Updated at 10:22 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britons voted Thursday in local and regional elections that will choose a new mayor for London " and are expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. Voters are electing a Scottish Parliament and...

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