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5/25/2015 8:30 AM
Iraq, Iran push back on U.S. defense chief
BAGHDAD  — Iraq and Iran pushed back today against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had “no will” to fight the extremists.

5/25/2015 8:25 AM
New Oakland police policy draws protests
OAKLAND, Calif. — Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland to against the city’s new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests — the second such gathering in as many days.

5/25/2015 6:54 AM
Nigerian senator-elect to fight U.S. extradition
LAGOS, Nigeria — A man newly elected to Nigeria’s Senate was on Monday refusing to attend a court hearing on his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit “Orange is the New Black.”

5/24/2015 3:38 PM
Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter dies
DETROIT — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78.

5/24/2015 3:33 PM
Jailed Chicago teen ingested screws, more
CHICAGO (AP) — A talented teenage basketball player unable to post bond on a low-level burglary charge ended up ingesting screws, needles, a 4-inch piece of metal and other objects while behind bars, leading the jail to spend more than $1 million in medical care on him.

5/24/2015 3:30 PM
Suspect arrested in Seattle court evacuation
EVERETT, Wash. — Officials say a man who prompted the evacuation of a Washington state courthouse has been arrested without incident about a mile away from the building.

5/24/2015 1:28 PM
1 dead, 2 injured in shootings outside N. Ind. bar
MISHAWAKA, Ind. — Police in northern Indiana say shootings outside a northern Indiana bar have left one person dead and two others injured.

5/24/2015 10:35 AM
'Beautiful Mind' mathematician killed in crash
John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died. He was 86.

5/24/2015 9:40 AM
Carter questions Iraq's 'will to fight'
WASHINGTON — The Islamic State group’s takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, in the harshest assessment yet from a high-ranking Obama administration official of Iraqi fighters and the loss of the provincial capital

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