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Former U.S President Bill Clinton speaks during a plenary session at the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East & Africa meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, Wednesday May 6, 2015. Bill Clinton has largely stayed on the sidelines during the early weeks of his wife's presidential bid, opting to focus on his foundation work instead of visiting early primary states with his wife. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)Bill Clinton continued his defense of the Clinton Foundation Wednesday, with the former president dismissing suggestions made by “Clinton Cash” author Peter Schweizer that donations taken from foreign governments during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state influenced American policy.


2015-05-06 11:10:58 -0600

FILE - In this July 29, 2005, file photo, former House Speaker Jim Wright of Texas stands next to the Texas pillar while touring the World War II Memorial in Washington. Wright, a veteran Texas congressman who was the first House speaker in history to driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92. (AP Photo/Yuri Gripas, File)DALLAS (AP) — Former House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92.


2015-05-06 09:50:34 -0600

Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in HamburgFrench investigators say Andreas Lubitz tried a controlled descent on the previous flight.


2015-05-06 07:57:20 -0600