Arrests in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streets

People march during an anti-capitalism protest Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Seattle. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSeattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering. At least ...



Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the NAACP's 61st annual Fight for Freedom Fund dinner in Detroit, Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The 2016 presidential campaign rumbled through Indiana Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump itched to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable.



The Latest: Clinton: Don't let progress fall to Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the NAACP's 61st annual Fight for Freedom Fund dinner in Detroit, Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign ahead of Tuesday's high-stakes Indiana primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):



As path narrows, Sanders asks party insiders to back his bid

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at a news conference in Washington, Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders acknowledged Sunday that his "uphill climb" to the Democratic nomination depends on winning over superdelegates, the elected officials, lobbyists and other party insiders who are free to back either candidate.



May Day rally in Los Angeles features strong anti-Trump theme

People march with an inflatable effigy of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during an immigrant rights May Day rally in Los AngelesHundreds of people marched through Los Angeles on Sunday in a May Day rally that took aim at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his anti-illegal immigration platform that includes building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The demonstration in America's second most populous city, which has a large immigrant population, came just days after protesters smashed the window of a police car and blocked traffic outside a Trump campaign event in Costa Mesa, California, 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Los Angeles. On Friday, demonstrators blocked the entrance of a hotel hosting the California Republican convention in Burlingame, south of San Francisco, forcing Trump to halt his motorcade and go through a back entrance to deliver his speech.



Things to know about a gap year, when students take time off

FILE- In this April 8, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One toward Air Force One at Los Angeles International Airport. Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year." (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year."



Five years after bin Laden killing, CIA chief eyes IS head

CIA Director John Brennan testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats to America and its allies, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on February 9, 2016US special forces killed Al-Qaeda founder bin Laden in Pakistan on May 2, 2011. As his agency live-tweeted the events as they unfolded five years ago, the CIA director warned that Al-Qaeda remained a threat and that IS was not just an organization but a phenomenon. "We have destroyed a large part of Al-Qaeda.



Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes

A masked protestor kicks a tear gas canister during clashes with riot police as part of the traditional May Day march in Paris, France, Sunday, May 1, 2016. The traditional May Day rallies are taking on greater weight this year in France as Parliament is debating a bill that would allow longer working hours and let companies lay workers off more easily. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:



First US-to-Cuba cruise ship in decades sets sail

The Fathom cruise ship Adonia departs Miami Beach, Florida with fanfare and water cannons on her inaugural seven-day voyage to Cuba on May 1, 2016The first US cruise ship bound for Cuba in half a century set sail from Florida on Sunday, marking a new milestone in the rapprochement between Washington and Havana. The Adonia, a vessel from the Carnival cruise's Fathom line, raised its anchors and departed from Miami, the heart of the Cuban diaspora in the United States, around 4:00 pm (2000 GMT). The ship -- with 700 passengers aboard -- is scheduled to glide into the port of Havana on Monday, its first stop on the communist-run island.



U.S. threatens to block easing of EU car exports in TTIP talks, media report

The flag of the USA flutters over a hall of the Hanover Fair decorated with a banner supporting the free trade agreement TTIP in HanoverThe United States is threatening to prevent the easing of export controls on European cars in order to force Europe to buy more U.S. agricultural products, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper and ARD public broadcaster reported on Sunday. In talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a sweeping U.S.-European free trade deal, the United States has also blocked a European call to replace private arbitration tribunals, responsible for corporative lawsuits, with a public state model, the reports said. The media outlets said they obtained 240 pages of internal negotiations documents from the environment group Greenpeace.



President closes run as comedian-in-chief at White House Correspondents Dinner

President closes run as comedian-in-chief at White House Correspondents DinnerPresident Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.



Malia Obama to take gap year before entering Harvard in 2017

FILE - In a Thursday, April 7, 2016 file photo, President Barack Obama jokes with his daughter Malia Obama as they walk to board Air Force One from the Marine One helicopter, as they leave Chicago en route to Los Angeles. The White House announced Sunday, May 1, 2016, that Malia Obama will take a year off after high school and attend Harvard University in 2017. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before enrolling at Harvard University in 2017, a year later than had been widely expected, the president and his wife said in a long-awaited announcement Sunday.



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