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AP Top Headlines At 12:25 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 12:25 a.m. EDT

1 - Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi
2 - Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations
3 - The Latest on weather: 3rd death blamed on weekend storms
4 - Polish president concedes defeat after exit poll released
5 - John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success
6 - Businesses quietly switch to dollar in socialist Venezuela
7 - Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
8 - Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
9 - Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia
10 - After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
1 - Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East....

5/24/2015 6:38:11 PM

2 - Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes....

5/25/2015 12:28:29 AM

3 - The Latest on weather: 3rd death blamed on weekend storms

10:50 p.m....

5/25/2015 12:02:33 AM

4 - Polish president concedes defeat after exit poll released

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county's presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician....

5/24/2015 6:16:37 PM

5 - John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics....

5/24/2015 11:47:23 PM

6 - Businesses quietly switch to dollar in socialist Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- It's still possible to buy a gleaming Ford truck in Venezuela, rent a chic apartment in Caracas, and snag an American Airlines flight to Miami. Just not in the country's official currency....

5/25/2015 12:13:22 AM

7 - Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942....

5/24/2015 12:33:48 PM

8 - Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said....

5/25/2015 12:25:46 AM

9 - Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) -- It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to stretch their legs....

5/24/2015 11:46:00 PM

10 - After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire....

5/24/2015 6:40:12 PM


 

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