Turkey votes to expand president's powers; critics cry fraud

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a historic referendum Sunday that will greatly expand the powers of his office, although opposition parties questioned the outcome and said they would challenge the results.

  • Written by ELENA BECATOROS, SUZAN FRASER and ZEYNEP BILGINSOY , Associated Press

Former Afghan President: Massive US bomb was an 'atrocity'

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that the U.S. is using Afghanistan as a weapons testing ground, calling the recent use of the largest-ever non-nuclear bomb "an immense atrocity against the Afghan people."

  • Written by RAHIM FAIEZ , Associated Press

Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of Arkansas fought on multiple legal fronts Monday to begin a series of double executions before a key sedative used in lethal injections expires at the end of the month.

 

  • Written by KELLY P. KISSEL , Associated Press