A look at Illinois GOP US Sen. Mark Kirk's history of gaffes
CHICAGO (AP) ? Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's inflammatory comments about his Democratic rival's immigrant background and her family's military history were the latest in a series of remarks that U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says make him unfit for the office.
New FBI inquiry reinjects Clinton emails into 2016 race
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) ? The FBI will investigate whether there is classified information in newly discovered emails related to its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server, reinjecting one of the most toxic political issues into the presidential campaign less than two weeks before Election Day.
US stocks sink as FBI reopens Clinton email probe
Wall Street stocks dove Friday after news that the FBI had reopened a probe into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's emails, giving a possible boost to rival Donald Trump's campaign. US stocks had been comfortably in positive territory prior to news that Federal Bureau of Investigation head James Comey informed lawmakers that he was restarting the probe. Comey in June sharply criticized Clinton's handling of classified information as Secretary of State on a private email server, but did not recommend charges be brought against her.
76ers apologize for canceling 'We Matter' anthem singer
Northern Irish court sides with May over Brexit challenge
By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's High Court on Friday rejected an attempt to block Britain's exit from the European Union, saying that neither the province's parliament nor its laws could override a decision by the British government. Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed the ruling, with a spokesman saying it would allow the British government "to proceed to trigger Article 50 as planned".
Northern Irish court sides with UK premier over Brexit challenge
By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's High Court on Friday rejected an attempt to block Britain's exit from the European Union, saying that neither the province's parliament nor its laws could override a decision by the British government. Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed the ruling, with a spokesman saying it would allow the British government "to proceed to trigger Article 50 as planned". One of the plaintiffs, human rights activist Raymond McCord, said he would appeal against the ruling in the Supreme Court, Britain's highest judicial body.
Indiana teen resentenced for role in slaying when he was 12WARSAW, Ind. (AP) ? An Indiana teenager originally sentenced to 25 years in prison for helping kill a friend's stepfather when he was 12 could now be released in about three months.
'It's over' former top draft pick Oden confirms
Greg Oden, the 2007 top draft pick whose NBA dreams were derailed by injuries, says his playing days are over. "It's over," Oden told an Indianapolis Star reporter who caught up with the 28-year-old, who is enrolled this semester at Ohio State University. Although Ohio State fell to Florida, the seven-foot Oden had caught the eye of NBA scouts and leapt into the league the next year touted as the NBA's next great big man.
Russia voted off UN Human Rights CouncilUNITED NATIONS (AP) ? The General Assembly voted Russia off the U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday, a stunning rebuke to the country which is increasingly being accused of war crimes over its actions in Syria.
Deep South drought kills crops, threatens herds, dries lakes