WASHINGTON - The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee confirmed it had been the target of a cyber security incident similar to other recent attacks, including the theft of documents from the Democratic National Committee.
ANKARA/ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan angrily rejected Western criticism of purges under way in Turkey's military and other state institutions after a failed coup, suggesting some in the United States were on the side of the plotters.
U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday after Alphabet and Amazon's strong results lifted technology stocks, helping offset losses in energy shares.
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Adel Kermiche was an attention-seeking child whose behavioral problems frequently led him to a psychiatric hospital and later a specialist school. He died a cold blooded killer who slit the throat of an elderly French priest in the name of Islamic State.
Protests over a police killing of an unarmed black youth in Ferguson, Missouri two years ago forged a new national civil rights movement, and are now shaping a law-and-order message from Republican candidates for state governor.
Credit Suisse Group AG , which exited its U.S. private wealth business last year, is building out a new investment banking group in the region to serve billionaires.
OSWIECIM, Poland Seated on a bench near the gate to the Auschwitz death camp site in Poland, Pope Francis prayed in silence on Friday in tribute to the 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, killed there by Nazi occupiers during World War Two.
Power producer NextEra Energy Inc said it agreed to buy Energy Future Holdings Corp as well as the bankrupt Texas power company's stake in Oncor Electric Delivery Co in a deal with an enterprise value of about $18.4 billion.