Repeal of emergency manager law part of NAACP's Flint plan


FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Chief among the priorities national and local NAACP leaders listed Tuesday for the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint is the repeal of Michigan's emergency manager law, which they view as a contributor to the public health emergency.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press

Iranian president bids for US investment

ROME (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani invited American businessmen to join their European counterparts in investing in Iran as he wrapped up three days of multi-billion dollar deal-making in Italy by saying the lifting of European sanctions had opened a new era of "win-win" collaboration.

  • Written by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials sparred Wednesday over how to deal with North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test and ease tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company.

  • Written by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

APNewsBreak: Racial disparities in Connecticut stun gun use

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officers in Connecticut last year fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn't fire at white suspects at a higher rate than they did blacks or Hispanics, according to preliminary data from the nation's first statewide accounting of the weapons' use by police.

  • Written by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press