War crimes tribunal sought to try Islamic State detainees

WASHINGTON (AP) — War crimes investigators collecting evidence of the Islamic State group's elaborate operation to kidnap thousands of women as sex slaves say they have a case to try IS leaders with crimes against humanity but cannot get the global backing to bring current detainees before an international tribunal.

  • Written by DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, arguing it undermined national security and setting up the possibility Congress may override his veto for the first time in his presidency.

  • Written by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Cruz to vote for Trump, whom he once called 'utterly amoral'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz announced Friday he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face that may help unite a deeply divided Republican Party months after the fiery Texas conservative called Trump a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral."

  • Written by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press