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First non-Muslim lashed for breaking Sharia law in Indonesian province

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:47

In 2002, Aceh was granted permission to enforce Sharia law by the national government,

       

We were grieving when we wrote this, forgive us if it goes astray

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:44

Out of the loop today? We've got what you missed.

       

College acceptance letters have shocking twist

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:43

The letters start out joyous then turn to issue of sexual assault

       

Haley Barbour: GOP convention bounce more likely a dip

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:15

No matter who's nominated, Republican prospects likely hurt by contentious conclave ahead.

       

Gyrocopter pilot who landed on Capitol lawn sentenced to 4 months in prison

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:43

A Florida man who landed a gyrocopter on U.S. Capitol grounds was sentenced in federal court to 4 months in prison Thursday.

       

Jewish family claims prized Passover manuscript

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:40

The descendants of a German Jewish lawmaker say the famed Birds’ Head Haggadah was stolen from their family during the Nazi era.

       

Known as presidential swing state, Florida could decide Senate control

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:33

If Democrats want to take back the Senate, Florida figures to be a state they'll need to win

       

Poll gives Clinton, Trump top marks on national security

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:18

Online poll shows Trump and Clinton most trusted on national security.

       

RNC member floats selling television rights to conventions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:18

The ratings Donald Trump has brought to this year’s Republican nomination has GOP leaders wondering: Should they sell rights to cover debate...

       

5 things you need to know Thursday

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:14

The biggest news to start your morning.

       

FBI paid at least $1.3M to hack terrorist iPhone

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:10

Comey said the agency paid more than he will be paid in the remaining 7 years of his position

       

Obama: 'Nobody's spirit was stronger, bolder, or more creative' than Prince

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:04

President Obama mourns the singer, who played a concert at the White House last year.

       

Hoosiers give most to Cruz, Sanders for third straight month

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:49

Hillary Clinton continues to be the top recipient of itemized contributions from Indiana.

       

U.S.-led coalition blows up $500 million in Islamic State cash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:28

The U.S.-led coalition air campaign has incinerated about $500 million of the Islamic State’s cash stockpiles and cut its oil revenues by an...

       

Mayor: Chicago to immediately adopt some police reform recommendations

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:18

Rahm Emanuel's move follows release of last week's scathing report by police task force.

       

Disney Channel to air movie marathon of classics

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:17

51 of Disney Channel's most popular original movies are coming your way. Prepare to binge.

       

Rats! Several big U.S. cities seeing surge in rodent complaints

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:10

Some residents of America’s great cities probably wouldn’t mind a visit from the Pied Piper right about now.

       

Common Cause calls for gift ban — for convention delegates

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:05

Group sends letters to candidates making the request

       

All sales final: Cities provide e-commerce zones to thwart crime

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:59

Washington, D.C., joins a growing list of cites with safe zones designed to curb the crime that can occur when closing an online deal.

       

Clinton holds large lead over Sanders in Maryland

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:54

Maryland is one of five states holding a primary on Tuesday.