Trump, Clinton press closer to general election showdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bolstering his grip on the Republican primaries, Donald Trump prepared Wednesday for a general election showdown with Hillary Clinton, accusing the Democratic front-runner of "playing the woman card" in her presidential campaign.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

French prosecutor: Key Paris attacks suspect moved to France

PARIS (AP) — Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam — Europe's most wanted fugitive until his capture in Belgium last month — was transferred Wednesday to France and was to appear before investigating judges who will decide how to charge him, the French prosecutor's office said.

  • Written by ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

Valeant CEO will cite 'mistakes' in price-hiking strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was "too aggressive" and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press.

  • Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Aquino: Canadian's killers also plotted to kidnap Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday that Abu Sayyaf militants may have plotted to kill him and kidnap boxing star Manny Pacquiao, disclosing previously unknown details about an extremist group blamed for the beheading of a Canadian hostage.

  • Written by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press