• Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Trump makes case to GOP insiders amid chaotic protest scene

    BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California’s Republican party on Friday, making his case directly to the GOP’s state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger of the controversy he will bring as the nominating process shifts toward the nation’s most populous and diverse state.

  • Raiders in Las Vegas? It’s still several hurdles away

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Raiders owner Mark Davis says he’ll move his NFL team from Oakland if a 65,000-seat domed stadium is built in Las Vegas.

  • This  is a  Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, of  rival election posters for Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin as they adorn a lamp post in Dublin. Ireland’s two key parties said Friday night, April 29, 2016, they have struck a deal to create a new, fragile government following an inconclusive election and two months of political deadlock. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik, File)

    Irish leaders end deadlock, make deal for new government

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s age-old political enemies struck a historic deal Friday night to create a fragile new government following an inconclusive election and two months of deadlock.

  • TV pundit who claimed CIA ties pleads guilty to fraud

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former cable news pundit Wayne Simmons admits he’s a fraud. And he admits he’s a felon. But despite all evidence to the contrary, he remains adamant that he was a CIA man.

  • Arena plan in Seattle could move 1 step closer to reality

    SEATTLE (AP) — The stretch of roadway is one-tenth of a mile long and barely wide enough for cars to pass in opposite directions without one pulling off to the side.

  • In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, violinist Rachel Barton appears at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Pine says an American Airlines flight attendant and captain would not allow her violin as a carry-on from Chicago to Albuquerque, N.M. She says federal regulations and the airline’s own policy specifically permit violins as carry-ons. American spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the American Eagle flight captain determined that the instrument could not be safely secured in an overhead bin or under a seat. Barton was rebooked for travel Friday, April 29, 2016, and received an apology from the airline. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.

  • Judge allows Super Bowl tickets lawsuit to be refiled

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A lawsuit over the NFL’s Super Bowl ticket policies is going forward.

  • In this Tuesday, April 26, 2016 file photo, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi gestures while standing beside a picture of police officer Jason Lai during a news conference in San Francisco. San Francisco’s police chief has ordered “effective immediately” that every sworn officer attend an anti-harassment class while he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages. Investigators found the text messages on the personal phones of during criminal probes of former officer Jason Lai and retired Lt. Curtis Liu. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    APNewsBreak: San Francisco chief releases racist texts

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, even as he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages.

  • In this March 7, 2016 file photo, Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist dubbed NJ Weedman, stands in front of his Liberty Bell Temple and Sanctuary, next to his Weedman's Joint restaurant in Trenton, N.J. Forchion has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He was arrested along with 10 other people after a raid of his business, officials announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    NJ Weedman: Officials ‘exaggerated big-time’ in pot charges

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman says authorities “exaggerated big-time” in charging him with distributing pot.

  • The controlled gate is seen at the Federal Aviation Administration's technical center near Atlantic City Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but only five states, including New Jersey, are actively monitoring for the chemicals used in the foam and spilled by other sources. New Jersey officials say they're focused on the Federal Aviation Administration's technical center near Atlantic City, where PFCs, known as perfluorinated compounds, have been found in groundwater and in low levels in municipal wells near the center's fire training area. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination

    The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat.