German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

BERLIN (AP) — A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group's campaign against West German authorities has returned home.

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Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over.

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London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

 

LONDON (AP) — The mayor of London says people angry about the decision by transit authorities to strip Uber of its license to operate in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself.

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GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old McCain emerged as the destroyer of his party's signature promise to voters.

  • Written by By ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press