DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel waded through a crowd of reporters after his first court appearance in a domestic violence case Thursday, ignoring questions and even an autograph request.
BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An escaped inmate who once served time for manslaughter for killing a crying baby eluded authorities for a third day Thursday, leading to increased security at schools in the New Jersey town where he was last seen.
Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze said he was surprised by former Rebels offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's statement he accepted money from a coach while at the school and is trying to stay patient while the university continues its investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):
CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.
CHICAGO (AP) — Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times.
HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency officials say hazardous materials have been released into the air from a warehouse complex fire in Houston that's generating towering plumes of black smoke.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Earthlings are in for a treat Monday as Mercury makes a relatively rare transit of the sun.
WASHINGTON (AP) — International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — School board members in Virginia's largest district are pushing the state's high school sports league to end its relationship with Liberty University after remarks the college's president made about Muslims.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Supreme Court wrestled with whether an inmate sentenced to death under a system found to be unconstitutional should have his punishment reduced to life in prison, and the lives of nearly 400 other condemned prisoners may depend on the decision.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says three more people have been rescued after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building, bringing the number of those rescued Thursday to four.
NEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A video game that allowed players to zap marching aliens with dot lasers and another that gave them flamethrowers and put them in the driver's seat in a violent 3-D world are among six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.
NEW YORK (AP) — Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates that 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash — roughly 19,000 bags per minute.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats seem to be having doubts about the federal health care law, a contentious issue for most of President Barack Obama's tenure and one of the defining elements of his legacy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says the next White House occupant should keep making it a national priority to support service members, veterans and their families.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story May 3 about chimpanzees, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information from the organization Project Chimps, that a university laboratory in Louisiana was the first non-federal lab to agree to move all of its chimpanzees to sanctuary. The nonprofit organization said later the New Iberia Research Center was one of the first non-federal programs to release its entire population of research chimps.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida militants in Yemen are pulling out of two coastal cities east of the key southern port of Aden following tribal-led negotiations, security officials and witnesses said on Thursday.
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government on Thursday banned media coverage of a protest movement against the disputed re-election of the country's long-time president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will have female Senate candidates on the ballot in nine states in November, a near-record. A look at the candidates and matchups:
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel, a discovery that comes amid an escalation in violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that won't be a coincidence.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — In a story May 4 about Illinois legislation that would eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex abuse crimes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid $3.5 million to silence someone who accused him of sexual abuse. Hastert agreed to pay that amount, but he ultimately paid only $1.7 million and the victim is now suing him to collect the rest.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Vogel will not return as Indiana Pacers coach next season.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman is angry that an animal shelter broke its own rules by letting Republican Gov. Paul LePage adopt a dog a day before it was supposed to become available.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg's profit declined in the first quarter as the maker of Frosted Flakes and Pop Tarts continued to fight sluggish cereal sales.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday, helped by a sharp drive up in the price of oil, which rose more than 3 percent. Investors are looking ahead to Friday's closely watched jobs report.
Merck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As officials across the South wrestle with what to do about public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county wants to cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive.
ATLANTA (AP) — A student killed on his college campus in central Georgia as he tried to help three female students was stabbed four times in the upper torso, an autopsy found.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unions in Greece have called a three-day general strike to protest against new bailout austerity measures, in a sign of growing discontent with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' left-wing government.
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Officers from the New York Police Department are shaking their booties in response to a challenge to participate in the Running Man Challenge dance-off.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the case of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager (all times local):
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge wants two senior Russian officials with links to the Kremlin arrested so they can be questioned in court about suspected money laundering and criminal association.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Polling? Who needs to do that? Fundraising? Can't be bothered. Parse your words? Fuhgetabout it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward broadening his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign, moving to unite a fractured Republican Party behind him and begin raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national race.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, following the Federal Reserve's decision not to raise its benchmark interest rate.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — For many players, the hockey world championship is just the build-up to a bigger occasion.
LONDON (AP) — Londoners cast votes Thursday in an election that could give the city its first Muslim mayor, while voters elsewhere in Britain were expected to punish the main opposition Labour Party in local and regional polls.
DEBARY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mayor faces removal from office in an escalating public records dispute.
PARIS (AP) — A French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network.
SHANGHAI (AP) — The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition's conference this month did not sit well with Michael Kors' general counsel. In fact, Ma's imminent speech — and the IACC's April decision to welcome Alibaba as a new member — so incensed the U.S. luxury brand that it severed its longstanding connection with the Washington-based industry group.
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