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AP Top Headlines At 6:51 p.m. EST

AP Top Headlines At 6:51 p.m. EST

1 - Outrage: Extremists take ancient statues, damage Iraqi site
2 - Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system
3 - US: NKorea response to attack on ambassador 'callous'
4 - AP Source: Federal charges expected against Sen. Menendez
5 - Ferguson police chief stays on the job after federal report
6 - 'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?
7 - FOIA rules to guide review of Clinton emails for publication
8 - Why 5.5 percent unemployment isn't as great as it seems
9 - Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford
10 - 5 things about the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches
1 - Outrage: Extremists take ancient statues, damage Iraqi site

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State extremists trucked away statues as they damaged the irreplaceable remains of an ancient Assyrian capital, a local resident and a top UN official told The Associated Press Friday....

3/6/2015 4:20:35 PM

2 - Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Racial discrimination from police in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack Obama said Friday as he called for criminal justice reform as part of the modern struggle for civil rights....

3/6/2015 5:55:11 PM

3 - US: NKorea response to attack on ambassador 'callous'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States on Friday condemned North Korea's "callous" reaction to the knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to South Korea that has added to tensions on the divided Korean Peninsula....

3/6/2015 5:44:21 PM

4 - AP Source: Federal charges expected against Sen. Menendez

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, is expected to face criminal charges in the coming weeks, a person familiar with the matter said Friday....

3/6/2015 6:36:13 PM

5 - Ferguson police chief stays on the job after federal report

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson was still on the job Friday, two days after a government report blasted his beleaguered department for years of racial profiling, and the mayor refused to speculate about the chief's future, saying his role was not to "just chop heads."...

3/6/2015 6:24:31 PM

6 - 'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was most likely about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere....

3/6/2015 4:05:04 PM

7 - FOIA rules to guide review of Clinton emails for publication

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration said Friday it will apply the legal provisions of the Freedom of Information Act to determine what parts of Hillary Rodham Clinton's official emails when she was secretary of state will be released publicly from her private account. The law contains nine exemptions to censor or withhold parts of records....

3/6/2015 5:07:57 PM

8 - Why 5.5 percent unemployment isn't as great as it seems

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment in the U.S. has dropped to a seven-year low of 5.5 percent - a level normally considered the mark of a healthy job market. Yet that number isn't as encouraging as it might sound....

3/6/2015 5:58:09 PM

9 - Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's green. He rushed to the crash, finding a pilot bleeding from a deep gash in his head....

3/6/2015 6:23:55 PM

10 - 5 things about the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches

WASHINGTON (AP) -- This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protesters were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. On March 7, 1965, marchers were walking from Selma to the state capital, Montgomery, to demand an end to discriminatory practices that robbed blacks of their right to vote. It took two more attempts for marchers to successfully complete their journey. Images of the violence d...

3/6/2015 3:23:52 PM


 

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