Clinton’s Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser
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Clinton’s Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — A batch of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails from her time as secretary of state show her corresponding with a longtime adviser about the Libyan rebellion against Moammar Gadhafi and the Benghazi attack. The set of messages, which were published Thursday by The New York Times, focus on the 2012 attacks on the … Continue reading

2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change
Books / National / Politics / Technology

2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform. “My party has let the bond it once enjoyed with minorities fray to the point that it is near … Continue reading

French school newspaper threatened over Charlie Hebdo issue
Education / Europe / International News

French school newspaper threatened over Charlie Hebdo issue

PARIS (AP) — Teachers, parents and media freedom activists are urging police action after death threats against a French teenager over a school newspaper issue about the extremist attack against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The 17-year-old student, chief editor of the paper at the Marcelin Berthelot school in the Paris suburb of Saint-Maur des Fosses, … Continue reading

Castro’s daughter sponsors blessing of Cuban gay couples
Latin America & the Caribbean / Lifestyle

Castro’s daughter sponsors blessing of Cuban gay couples

HAVANA (AP) — The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro sponsored a blessing ceremony Saturday for gay couples on an island where gay marriage remains illegal. Nearly two dozen gay couples held hands or embraced, some crying, as Protestant clergymen from the U.S. and Canada blessed them as part of official ceremonies leading up to … Continue reading