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Indiana Primary: Ted Cruz Fights Hard to Remain in GOP Race

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s been a long strange trip, but the Republican primary may finally be coming to an end in Indiana on Tuesday.<p>On the eve of the critical contest, Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz closed their campaigns with familiar attacks.<p>Cruz presented himself as the one reliable conservative in …

US Court orders Touch ID iPhone unlock

<b>A US court has made a woman unlock her iPhone with her fingerprint.</b><p>Magistrate Alicia G Rosenburg signed a seizure warrant for the "fingerprint on iPhone device" of Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan, of Los Angeles, on 25 February, while she was in police custody.<p>It authorised officers to "depress" her …

Uber hits back at claims of thousands of rape and sexual assault complaints

Company says customer-service tickets including ‘rape’ often involve misspellings of ‘rate’ and customers claiming ‘you raped my wallet’<p>Uber has hit back at a report that it has received thousands of customer complaints about rape and sexual assault.<p>The company claimed that it received five …

Possible Supreme Court pick championed black history museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — To remind him of some of the work done by potential Supreme Court nominee Robert L. Wilkins, all President Barack Obama has to do is look down the street from the White House to the nearly completed National Museum of African American History and Culture.<p>Wilkins was instrumental …

South Korea, U.S. begin exercises as North Korea threatens attack

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. troops began large-scale military exercises on Monday in an annual test of their defences against North Korea, which called the drills “nuclear war moves” and threatened to respond with an all-out offensive.<p>South Korea said the exercises would be the largest …

Nancy Reagan: Her Life From Hollywood to the White House

A tearful Obama takes executive actions on guns

During an emotional speech at the White House, President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence, an issue he's …

Donald Trump Releases First TV Ad of 2016 Campaign

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released his first television ad of the campaign on Monday, a provocative 30-second spot that presents …

Vote to repeal Obama's health law marks testy start to 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is poised to send a bill to President Barack Obama's desk repealing his signature health care law, a sharply partisan …

UN chemical weapons watchdog finds traces of sarin gas exposure in Syria

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is investigating 11 incidents of the use of toxic chemicals, including the nerve agent sarin<p>A fact-finding mission by the UN chemical weapons watchdog has found that some people in Syria may have been exposed to the nerve agent sarin or a …

Middle East

Does ISIS Murderer 'Jihadi John' Have a Successor?

World<p>LONDON — A new ISIS propaganda video has raised a troubling question in Britain: Does "Jihadi John" have a successor?<p>The video features a masked militant speaking in what appears to be a British accent, threatening the U.K. and deriding Prime Minister David Cameron before five captives are …

Guantanamo Bay

Ireland Will Decriminalize Weed, Cocaine, and Heroin

Ireland Will Decriminalize Weed, Cocaine, and HeroinGetty Images/Universal Images GroupAs part of a self-described “radical cultural shift,” Ireland …

Why We Can't Think Straight About Public Spending: California High-Speed Rail, and the Latest USAF Bomber

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of addressing Stewart Brand’s “Long Now” seminar in San Francisco, talking about the various sorts of <i>infrastructure</i> on which civilization depends. Paved roads; public-health systems; the printing press; public schools; and these days the softer sorts of …

A KKK Leader Says You Shouldn’t Believe Anonymous

The leader of a prominent Ku Klux Klan chapter pushed back on Monday against the hacking group Anonymous, saying that the claim that Klan member …

Satellite Shows Heat Flash When Russian Metrojet Plane Crashed, But No Missile: U.S. Officials

World<p>While many have speculated that a missile may have struck a Russian commercial airliner that went down over Egypt's Sinai peninsula, U.S. officials are now saying satellite imagery doesn't back up that theory.<p>A senior defense official told NBC News late Monday that an American infrared …

Food safety scare knocks Chipotle shares to four-month low

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc’s shares touched their lowest level since July after the popular burrito chain said it closed 43 restaurants in the states of Washington and Oregon amid an investigation into an E. coli food poisoning outbreak.<p>A sign is seen at a Chipotle Mexican …

U.S. orders girls' locker room access for transgender Illinois student

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday found that a Chicago suburban high school district discriminated against a transgender student and gave the school a month to provide full access to girls’ locker rooms or lose federal funding.<p>The student, who has not been named, and the American …