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Turkish FM: Trump and Erdogan to meet in May

Recep Taayip Erdogan

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet next month. Speaking at a news conference Wednesday, Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two leaders would meet in May ahead of a NATO summit. Cavusoglu says he and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will finalize the date according to the two presidents’ ... Read More »

Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

PARIS (AP) — Belgium’s federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential election. Clement Baur, a 23-year-old Frenchman, had been flagged to authorities in 2015 by his family as being radicalized with the possible intention of going to Syria. ... Read More »

Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves in 1838 in order to raise money to pay off the college’s debts. The school has renamed two buildings in honor of two of the 272 people sold. Their descendants gathered on the Georgetown campus for a dedication ... Read More »

12 students hospitalized after Idaho school bus rolls over

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least a dozen students were hospitalized after their school bus rolled over on a rural Idaho highway, police said. Lincoln County Sheriff Rene Rodriguez said junior high students from Carey School were on their way to a track meet in Gooding when their bus crashed about 125 miles (201 kilometers) southeast of Boise on U.S. ... Read More »

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Gonzalez, White Sox win 4-1 to stop Yanks’ 8-game win streak

Miguel Gonzalez

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez ended his road woes with a flourish. He had been 0-7 in 19 starts away from home since winning at Tampa Bay for Baltimore on July 25, 2015. The 32-year-old right-hander’s first road victory for the Chicago White Sox was one to savor. Gonzalez pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning, Leury Garcia and ... Read More »

Shooter in California killings gets 100 years in prison

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A transient who pleaded guilty to killing a Canadian tourist in a San Francisco park and a yoga teacher walking his dog on a popular hiking trail has been sentenced to 100 years to life in prison. Morrison Lampley was charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 killings. Lila Alligood was sentenced to 50 years to ... Read More »

California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fresno State University in California says an American history professor who tweeted that President Donald Trump “must hang” will be on paid leave for the rest of the semester. The university says in a statement Tuesday that professor Lars Maischak has taken a voluntary leave of absence for the remainder of the spring semester. Maischak could ... Read More »