Amnesty alleges Sudan army used chemical weapons in Darfur

CAIRO (AP) — The human rights group Amnesty International says it has gathered “horrific evidence” that the Sudanese military has used chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, in one of the most remote corners of the Darfur region over...
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Automakers show off electrics at Paris show

AP Photo/Michel Euler PARIS (AP) — Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standards on emissions. Volkswagen on Thursday displayed the I.D, a battery-powered compact it says will...

Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says that Indian troops have killed two of its soldiers on the Pakistani side of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir in an “unprovoked” attack. In a statement Thursday, the military said Pakistani soldiers...

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk to lay 1,000.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk says it plans to lay off some 1,000 employees globally to reduce operating costs because of “a challenging competitive environment, especially in its large US market.” One of the world’s leading...
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Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror. Republican- and Democratic-controlled Congresses, and presidents of both...
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Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

AP Photo/David Goldman WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas...

Man who used wheelchair in Rolex theft pleads guilty

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who pretended he needed a wheelchair so he could steal a $37,000 watch from a jewelry store is heading to prison. The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/2dC4jOn ) reports that 36-year-old Larry Johnson of Waterbury pleaded guilty...

Funeral Planned For Teen Football Player Who Died Of Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for a high school football player from suburban Cleveland who authorities say was hit in the abdomen during a game and died two days later from a problem caused by a lacerated small intestine. Euclid (YOO’-klid) City...

Cellphones spill into Yellowstone's wilds despite park plan

AP Photo/Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly grizzly bears. Steam-spewing geysers as seen nowhere else on earth. A refuge from ringing...

5 huge momentum swings from Ryder Cup history

AP Photo/Uncredited CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Momentum means everything at the Ryder Cup. Shot to shot, match to match, even era to era, it’s swung back and forth between the United States and Europe, sometimes at a glacial pace and occasionally with head-turning speed....