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Ryan distances himself from Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the U.S. Congress, took the extraordinary step on Monday of distancing himself from Donald Trump, stirring a backlash from some lawmakers and deepening a crisis over his party's struggling presidential nominee.

Jihadist’ agrees to plead guilty to terrorism, conspiracy

PHOENIX, Ariz. — An Arizona teenager who the FBI said professed himself to be an "American jihadist" has agreed to plead guilty to terrorism and conspiracy charges stemming from a suspected plot to bomb a state motor vehicle office, court documents showed on Monday.

Trump vows to stay in race after demands to quit

NEW YORK — Presidential nominee Donald Trump vowed on Saturday to remain in the race even as his campaign was thrown into crisis as both his wife and running mate criticized him and more than a dozen prominent Republicans withdrew support and urged him to drop out following news of a recording of him making lewd comments.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew closes in on Florida

MIAMI — Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 283 people in Haiti.

Obama shortens prison sentences for 102 convicts

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama shortened the prison sentences for 102 convicts serving time for drug-related offenses in his latest round of commutations, the White House said on Thursday.

NSA contractor charged with stealing secret data

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The FBI has arrested a National Security Agency contractor on charges of stealing highly classified information and is investigating possible links to a recent leak of secret hacking tools used to break into the computers of adversaries such as Russia and China, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

Texas to execute man who admitted to 2003 slaying

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas plans on Wednesday to execute a man who pleaded guilty to spraying a neighboring home with gunfire, kicking in the door and killing the married couple who lived there in 2003.

Road deaths jump 10.4 percent in start of 2016

ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. traffic deaths jumped 10.4 percent in the first six months of 2016 to a “crisis” level, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday.

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

California toughens rape laws after Stanford case uproar

LOS ANGELES — California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation to broaden the state’s legal definition of rape and mandate prison if the victim was unconscious, following a furor over a Stanford University sexual assault case.

Iran showcases new combat drone

DUBAI — Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveiled a home-built drone that they said was capable of carrying bombs, state media reported on Saturday, in what appeared to be another copy of a reconnaissance U.S. drone that Iran captured five years ago.

Boy, 6, shot at South Carolina school dies from wound

A 6-year-old South Carolina boy wounded in a schoolyard shooting died on Saturday, a coroner said, a day after a teenage suspect was charged with murdering his own father and wounding the boy, a teacher and another student.

House approves Newhouse’s veterans bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bill introduced by Fourth Congressional District Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, concerning emergency treatment for veterans was approved by the House of Representatives.