Ap – Breaking News

  • AP Exclusive: CIA halts spying in Europe
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials....
  • France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq
    PARIS (AP) -- France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq....
  • Fence jumper at White House sparks evacuation
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion....
  • After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence....
  • Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide
    KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) -- Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again....
  • APNewsBreak: Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop
    Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned....
  • 3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial
    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety....
  • License plate scanner networks capture movements
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement....
  • Congress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East....
  • Florida town knew shooter had troubled past
    BELL, Fla. (AP) -- Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past....