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Bennington College to participate in 'second chance' grants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:41am

Vermont's Bennington College will be participating in a pilot program that will allow eligible incarcerated Americans to receive Pell Grants so they can pursue postsecondary education.

14 people stuck in elevator on SlotZilla zip line

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:31am

Las Vegas fire officials say more than a dozen people waiting to use a zip line became stuck in an elevator.

Extra security moves honorees to withdraw from pride parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:30am

The stepped-up security surrounding San Francisco's LGBT pride celebration has caused two honorary grand marshals and a health clinic that serves sex workers to withdraw from the event's signature parade.

Famed attorney F. Lee Bailey files for bankruptcy in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:30am

Famed attorney F. Lee Bailey has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million.

Many experienced GOP strategists unwilling to work for Trump

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:51am

Donald Trump has finally acknowledged that to best compete against Hillary Clinton he needs more than the bare-bones campaign team that led him to primary success. But many of the most experienced Republican political advisers aren't willing to work for him.

Iranian forces clash with Kurdish separatists

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:51am

Iranian security forces have clashed with Kurdish separatists who infiltrated a northwestern village to stage "terrorist and propagandist operations," the state-run IRNA news agency reported Saturday.

Accounts will help people with disabilities save for future

Pamela Wood, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:10am

Like many parents of children with disabilities, Richard and Carol Dean of Columbia have to perform a juggling act to take care of their daughters' finances. They keep close tabs to make sure Jill, 33, and Amanda, 39, never have more than $2,000 in their bank accounts.

Germany's Merkel: It 'shouldn't take forever' for exit talks to start but matter in Britain's hands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:50am

Germany's Merkel: It 'shouldn't take forever' for exit talks to start but matter in Britain's hands.

China-led development bank approves first loans

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:50am

A new Chinese-led development bank has approved its first loans and expects to suffer no impact from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, the bank's president said Saturday at its first annual meeting.

Germany's Merkel says she seeks 'good, objective' climate in talks on British exit from EU, no need to be nasty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:40am

Germany's Merkel says she seeks 'good, objective' climate in talks on British exit from EU, no need to be nasty.

Putin praises 'all-embracing' partnership of Russia, China

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:20am

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday emphasized economic ties with China and praised what he called Russia's "all-embracing and strategic partnership" with its neighbor, during a visit to Beijing that takes place against the background of a drop in trade and lingering mistrust.

Sottish leader Sturgeon: Scotland to launch immediate talks with EU, determined to remain in bloc

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:50am

Sottish leader Sturgeon: Scotland to launch immediate talks with EU, determined to remain in bloc.

French foreign minister says talks on UK exit needed urgently so EU can return to the spirit of the founders

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:40am

French foreign minister says talks on UK exit needed urgently so EU can return to the spirit of the founders .

German foreign minister says negotiations on British EU exit should begin 'as soon as possible'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:30am

German foreign minister says negotiations on British EU exit should begin 'as soon as possible'

German foreign minister says there is a need for 'intensive European discussions' after UK vote to leave the EU

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:30am

German foreign minister says there is a need for 'intensive European discussions' after UK vote to leave the EU.

German Foreign Minister: After British vote, EU must "neither be hysterical nor fall into paralysis."

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:20am

German Foreign Minister: After British vote, EU must "neither be hysterical nor fall into paralysis."

Top diplomats from EU founding 6 nations meet in Berlin to talk abpit Brexit aftermath

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:20am

Top diplomats from EU founding 6 nations meet in Berlin to talk abpit Brexit aftermath.

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Important after Brexit to heed the "expectations of the people"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:20am

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Important after Brexit to heed the "expectations of the people"

Marijuana growers, processors face complex rules

Saul Hubbard-Guard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:10am

As recreational marijuana cultivation emerges from decades in the shadows in Oregon, residents face a vexing challenge: Where will new licensed farms, processing plants and retailers be allowed to locate?

Obama loses reliable partner, faces uncertainty after Brexit

Josh Lederman and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 12:42am

For the first 7½ years of his presidency, Barack Obama could rely on the United Kingdom to back him up at nearly every turn, knowing British leaders had both the global clout and shared perspective to be powerful U.S. partners.