Pride and prejudice? Race tinges LGBT celebrations


NEW YORK (AP) — Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants — and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community, speaking out against what they see as increasingly corporate celebrations that prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore issues facing black and brown LGBT people.


  • Written by By DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Jeh Johnson testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says congressional testimony from the former Homeland Security Secretary backs up his claim that his campaign did not collude with Russian officials. But that's not what Johnson said.

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  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 11, wounds 20

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Written by By ABDUL SATTAR , Associated Press

Turkey rejects Gulf Arab states' demands over its Qatar base

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Turkey on Friday rejected a key demand by several Arab states involved in a major dispute with Qatar, saying Ankara has no plans to shut down its military base in the small Gulf country.

  • Written by By ADAM SCHRECK and JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press