West Virginia's Joe Manchin says he'll run again for Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia says he'll run for re-election in 2018 rather than make a return bid for governor next year.
Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.
Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

FILE - A sign posted at the front gate of Delaware State University in Dover, Del., is seen in this Friday, Sept., 21, 2007 file photo. Three people were shot and injured Saturday night April 18, 2015 at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter. The injuries were not life-threatening. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)DOVER, Del. (AP) — Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.



Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use

In this Tuesday March 31, 2015 photo, almonds are seen on growing in an almond orchard belonging to farmer Bob Weimer, near Atwater, Calif. As California cities and towns move to mandatory water cutbacks in the fourth year of extreme drought, the state’s $6.5 billion almond crop has claimed the spotlight as “the poster child of all things bad in water” in the country’s top agriculture state. At 1 gallon per almond, California’s almond crop is now consuming about 10 percent of all the water that Californians are using in the drought.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.



Ethiopia condemns Libya killings, not sure if its citizens

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia said on Sunday it had not been able to verify that about 30 people shown in a video being shot and beheaded by Islamic State in Libya were Ethiopian Christians, but said it condemned the "atrocious act." "We have seen the video but our embassy in Cairo has not been able to confirm that the victims are Ethiopian nationals," government spokesman Redwan Hussein told Reuters. "Nonetheless, the Ethiopian government condemns the atrocious act." He said Ethiopia, which does not have an embassy in Libya, would help repatriate Ethiopians if they wanted to leave Libya.


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