Amazon's Alexa voice assistant arrives on Fire tablets
OBAMA LEGACY: A quiet mission to export gay rights overseas
WASHINGTON (AP) ? While the world was watching America's gay rights transformation, the Obama administration was pursuing a quieter mission to try to export the same freedoms overseas to places like sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and eastern Europe.
Islamic State takes hostages deeper towards Mosul as Iraqi forces advanceFor two years he had prayed he would again see the family he had left behind when his village near Mosul was overrun by Islamic State while he was off on deployment. Last week he learned from other advancing Iraqi forces who reached his home village that they had arrived too late to protect his family. Fleeing militants had taken them hostage and were bringing them deeper towards Mosul to use as human shields.
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AP sources: Jaguars owner Khan speaks to team, seeks answers
The kids are all right: Children with 3-way DNA are healthy
More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor. Now researchers have checked up on how the babies ...
Document: Dog tuxedo bought with Arkansas county credit cardHOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) ? A former county employee in Arkansas has been arrested after prosecutors accused her of using a county credit card to buy personal items including Arkansas Razorbacks tickets and a tuxedo for her dog.
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Coming out not a problem for sports fans - poll
Furthermore, 50 percent of football fans polled said they had heard homophobic abuse at matches compared to 59% who heard racist abuse while 71 percent said clubs should educate fans on homophobia. Last week, Greg Clarke, chairman of the Football Association, told a House of Commons committee he would not encourage players to come out. Clarke said he was "personally ashamed" there were players who did not feel "safe" to come out, and promised to "stamp down hard" on homophobic behaviour in the game.
Turkish leader threatens more involvement on Syrian border
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Wednesday to step up his intervention in the conflict along his country's border with Syria, insisting he was determined to oust Syrian Kurdish forces gathering in the region.