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Updated at 6:27 PM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Britain says it's embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara will be closed on Friday for security reasons. The British government posted the one-day closure notice on its official website on Thursday, but did not elaborate on the reasons for the decision. It also advised against all travel to within 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) of Turkey's border with Syria and to the city of Diyarbakir in the country's southeast. Turkey launched military operations into northern...

Updated at 6:25 PM

PHOENIX (AP) " Rose Mofford, Arizona's first female governor and a shepherd for the state during a period of political turbulence, died Thursday, a former spokeswoman said. She was 94. She died at a hospice she went to last month after...

Updated at 6:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Heirs trying to recover artwork lost to Nazi looting during World War II could get some help under a bill approved by a Senate panel on Thursday. The bipartisan legislation backed by the Senate Judiciary Committee on a...

Updated at 6:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 3:25 p.m. Tim Kaine is suggesting that Donald Trump's view of America is elitist. Addressing a Democratic organizing event in Exeter, New Hampshire, on...

Updated at 6:22 PM

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) " Police in Wyoming say they are investigating a letter written by a 77-year-old man who shot three people at the senior citizen apartment complex where he lived before killing himself. Larry Rosenberg gave the letter to...

Updated at 6:17 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " The mother of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died last summer in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop, has reached a $1.9 million settlement in her wrongful-death lawsuit, her attorney said Thursday. Local officials...

Updated at 6:14 PM

The World Cup of Hockey makes its return in Toronto after a 12-year hiatus. Here's a look at the eight teams involved in the tournament, which opens Saturday: CANADA The unquestioned favorites, Canada will try to recapture the World...

Updated at 6:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A long impasse that has delayed money to combat Zika for months neared an end Thursday as congressional aides said Republicans would relent and let Planned Parenthood affiliated clinics share in new funding to fight the virus.

Updated at 5:57 PM

SAUGUS, Mass. (AP) " The giant orange dinosaur seen by thousands of motorists a day on a Massachusetts highway has been saved from extinction. Some feared the 20-foot dinosaur in Saugus would disappear because the miniature golf course on...

Updated at 5:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Creating the Atlantic Ocean's first marine national monument is a needed response to dangerous climate change, oceanic dead zones and unsustainable fishing practices, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The new Northeast...

Updated at 5:40 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " Syria's military began withdrawing from a major artery into Aleppo on Thursday evening, shortly after the U.N. envoy for Syria blamed President Bashar Assad's government for obstructing aid access to the contested city. With...

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