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Assange to accept arrest if UN panel rules against him

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he will accept arrest by British police if a U.N. working group investigating his claims decides that the three years he has spent inside the Ecuadorean Embassy doesn't amount to illegal detention.

Cosby sexual assault case can proceed: US judge

A US judge paved the way Wednesday for disgraced TV legend Bill Cosby to stand trial for the first time on a criminal sexual assault charge, throwing out an attempt by his lawyers to dismiss the case. Dozens of women have come forward...Show More Summary

Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against Cosby

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge refused to throw out the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.

Rand Paul ran for president and realized he’s a senator

“It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House,” Paul said in a statement announcing the end of his bid.

Return to the Big Easy: New Orleans’ grassroots revival

The story of New Orleans has always been one of resilience and survival

WHO calls for further investigation into sexual spread of Zika virus

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced concern on Wednesday over a report that the Zika virus had been sexually transmitted in the United States and called for further investigation into the mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects. Show More Summary

Chipotle says California probe widens into national investigation

The company said it intended to fully cooperate in the investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office for the Central District of California. Norovirus outbreaks were also reported in Massachusetts and California.

Bernie Madoff 'doing fine' in prison despite heart issues

Despite an issue with his heart, 77-year old Bernard Madoff is “doing as well as can be expected” serving a 150 year sentence at a federal prison in North Carolina, according to Ira Sorkin, the lawyer who represented him when he pleaded guilty to the largest financial crime in American history. Show More Summary

Kerry used private email to send Clinton now classified info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday that John Kerry, when he was a senator, used a private email account to send information now deemed classified to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on her personal server.

Cruz wins in Iowa's Republican caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz sealed a victory in the Republican Iowa caucuses Monday, winning on the strength of his relentless campaigning and support from his party's most conservative wing.

Clinton, Sanders in tight battle for Iowa; O'Malley out

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in a tight battle in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a stark choice between political pragmatism and revolution. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, unable to turn it into a three-way race, ended his quest for the nomination.

Justice Department launches review of San Francisco police

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it would launch a review of the San Francisco Police following requests from city officials and community members. Although the American Civil Liberties Union had asked for a federal investigation...Show More Summary

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