Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation's greatest mystery.

  • Written by EILEEN NG, Associated Press

26,000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 26,000 people have fled South Sudan to Uganda this month, says the United Nations refugee agency.

  • Written by The Associated Press, Associated Press

Speaker supports session to oust accused lawmaker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Republican House speaker says she now supports convening a special session to expel a state lawmaker accused of sexually harassing at least 22 women.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against IS

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande announced new help Friday for Iraq's military in fighting Islamic State extremists, trying to show his government is taking action amid criticism that there weren't enough police protecting Nice's Bastille Day celebration when a truck attack last week killed 84 people.

  • Written by ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press

Nevada ending discrimination of prison inmates with HIV

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Department of Corrections is changing a series of policies and practices that the U.S. Justice Department says illegally discriminate against prison inmates with HIV by housing them separately and denying access to work assignments that can speed their release.

  • Written by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press