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Obama defends drone strikes but says no cure-all

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday defended America’s controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary linchpin in an evolving U.S. counterterrorism policy. But he acknowledged the targeted strikes are no “cure-all” and said he is haunted by the civilians unintentionally killed.

Utah teen arrested in death of his two brothers

WEST POINT, Utah — A teenager was arrested Thursday in the deaths of his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, at the family home in a Salt Lake City subdivision of new homes and tidy lawns, police said.

Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion

MOORE, Okla. — The tornado that tore through an Oklahoma City suburb destroyed or damaged as many as 13,000 homes and may have caused $2 billion in overall damage, officials said Wednesday.

Arias jury deadlocked but must continue

PHOENIX — Jurors in the Jodi Arias murder trial told the judge Wednesday that they are unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether the convicted murderer should be get life or death for killing her boyfriend, prompting the judge to send them back to the deliberation room to work through their differences.

British prime minister: ‘Indications’ London attack was terror

LONDON — A brazen, brutal attack near a military barracks in London on Wednesday afternoon left one man dead and two suspects in the hospital. British Prime Minister David Cameron said the attack appeared to be terror-related.

IRS official Lerner: ‘I did nothing wrong’

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers’ questions.

Southern Nevadans reach out to tornado-stricken Oklahomans

As Oklahomans struggle to recover from a massive tornado that wrought devastation Monday afternoon, Southern Nevadans are stepping up with recovery aid and assistance.

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