UK military aiding spy probe; Russia says it’s not to blame

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd talks with Wiltshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Kier Pritchard during a visit to the scene at the Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill after exposure to a nerve agent, Friday March 9, 2018. Three people remain hospitalized Friday after the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, his daughter Yulia and British police officer Nick Bailey who tried to help them.(Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — British police asked the military on Friday to help investigate the nerve-agent poisoning of a former spy, as investigators’ attention increasingly focused on the victim’s house in a quiet suburban street.

Brutal answer to 1968 Polish youth revolt shown in exhibit

Visitor explore a new exhibition devoted to an anti-Semitic campaign in Poland in 1968 that was the main reaction of the communist regime in power at the time to a student rebellion in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, March 9, 2018. The exhibition is titled "Estranged: March '68 and its Aftermath" and is on display at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews through Sept. 24.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new exhibition opened Friday in Warsaw that looks at how 1968, a year of youthful rebellion across much of Europe and America, played out behind the Iron Curtain in Poland.

Crew with seeds, corals restore environment in Puerto Rico

In this In Feb. 28, 2018, photo, diver and Force Blue Co-Founder Rudy Reyes handles a crate full of coral to replace corals ripped off the reef during Hurricane Maria, as part of a nearly $1.5 million coral reef restoration effort largely funded by the federal government, off the coast of Fajardo, Puerto Rico. The group is focusing on the island's northeast region, where swaths of mostly elkhorn and staghorn corals received the brunt of large swells generated during the hurricane. (Jim Hellemn via AP)

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico (AP) — As crews re-string electric lines and clear debris from Hurricane Maria, a small group of Puerto Rican and international conservationists is working on rebuilding natural wonders destroyed by the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a century.

Watchdog: Western tech used for hacking in Turkey, Syria

Procera offices are seen on Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Fremont, Calif. Researchers have found evidence that the company's hardware - now sold by Canadian firm Sandvine - is being used to hack internet users along Turkey's border with Syria. Forbes has reported that engineers at the firm were so troubled at the prospect of supplying surveillance hardware for use by a Turkish telecoms company that six of them quit in protest. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

PARIS (AP) — A Canadian company’s hardware is being used to hack internet users along Turkey’s border with Syria, researchers said Friday, adding that there were signs that Kurdish forces aligned with the United States might have been targeted.

Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics

In this March 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump plans to meet with representatives from the video game industry on Thursday, March 8. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics.

Trump announces stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by warnings

Container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against an “assault on our country” by foreign competitors. The president said he would exempt Canada and Mexico while negotiating for changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mississippi passes law banning abortion after 15 weeks

FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Pam Miller, of Pro Life Mississippi, walks along the fence surrounding as she attempts to counsel a person entering the Jackson Women's Health Organization clinic near downtown Jackson, Miss. The facility is currently Mississippi's only abortion clinic. Abortion law experts say House Bill 1510, which passed the Mississippi Senate Tuesday, March 7, 2018, and is one House vote away from the desk of a governor eager to sign it, is an invitation to the Supreme Court to allow states to begin restricting abortion earlier in pregnancy. The law that passed the Senate would ban most abortions after 15 weeks. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what is likely to be the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, making the procedure illegal after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart’s, study says

FILE - In a June 26, 1928 file photo, American aviatrix Amelia Earhart poses with flowers as she arrives in Southampton, England, after her transatlantic flight on the "Friendship" from Burry Point, Wales. Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes. Until somebody disproves the link, “the most convincing argument is that they are hers,” University of Tennessee anthropologist Richard Jantz said in a statement from the institution. (AP Photo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new analysis concludes.

Florida governor won’t say whether he will sign gun bill

Rep. Jose Oliva, R- Miami Lakes, front, and other members of the Florida House, applaud Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School parent Andrew Pollack, who's daughter, Meadow Pollack, was killed in the school shooting, in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Oliva shepherd the bill through the House. (Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three weeks after the Parkland high school shooting, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has a gun-control bill on his desk that challenges the National Rifle Association, but it falls short of what the Republican and survivors of the massacre demanded.

Northeast tries to dig out, power up after latest storm

John Visco clears snow from around the cars in his driveway in Derry, N.H., Thursday, March 8, 2018. An overnight, winter storm blanketed the area with over a foot of snow. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents in the Northeast dug out from as much as 2 feet of wet, heavy snow Thursday, while utilities dealt with downed trees and power lines that snarled traffic and left hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the dark after two strong nor’easters — all with the possibility of another storm headed to the area.



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