France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:28:27 -0500

LENS, France (AP) — France's efforts to combat homegrown terrorism are in turmoil: A group home intended to turn young people away from Islamic extremism sits empty. Plans to segregate prison...  Full Story

Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projects
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:12:55 -0500

Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear pr...  Full Story

Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:16:39 -0500

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

That's from an initial glance inside the par...  Full Story

Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, Clay Pell to divorce
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:13 -0500

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Olympic medalist figure skater Michelle Kwan and Rhode Island attorney and political activist Clay Pell are getting divorced.

Pell says in a statement issued We...  Full Story

Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:46:01 -0500

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carrie Moores says she'd only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance enco...  Full Story

Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:11:47 -0500

DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are...  Full Story

'Unreal when it targets you': Faceless trolls attack online
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:42:53 -0500

One morning near the end of her long-shot congressional campaign, 25-year-old Erin Schrode rolled over in bed, reflexively checked her cellphone — and burst into tears.

With mounting h...  Full Story

2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:34:15 -0500

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison Wednesday over a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal ...  Full Story

Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:12 -0500

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15 people and wounding 45.

Security and hospital officials say the...  Full Story

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:21:42 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you...  Full Story