ISIS CARRIES OUT MULTIPLE SUICIDE ATTACKS TARGETING THE IRAQI ARMY IN ANBAR PROVINCE, KILLING 17 TROOPS, MILITARY SPOX SAYS *

ATTACKS HAPPENED OUTSIDE ISIS-HELD CITY OF FALLUJAH LATE TUES NIGHT *

SPOX SAYS ISIS FIGHTERS USED A SANDSTORM THAT ENGULFED MOST OF IRAQ TO LAUNCH DEADLY WAVE OF BOMBINGS *

ATTACKS CAME HOURS AFTER IRAQI GOVT ANNOUNCED A COUNTEROFFENSIVE TO TRY TO RECAPTURE PROVINCE, WHERE ISIS MADE MAJOR ADVANCES EARLIER THIS MONTH *

IRAN AND SIX WORLD POWERS MAY EXTEND JUNE 30 DEADLINE FOR FINAL DEAL ON COUNTRY'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM, ACCORDING TO IRANIAN STATE TV *

REPORT COMES AFTER FRANCE'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S. SAID TUES DEAL WAS NOT LIKELY BY JUNE 30 BECAUSE TECHNICAL DETAILS STILL REMAINED *

IRAN AND SIX WORLD POWERS INCLUDING THE U.S. RESUMED TALKS IN VIENNA WED *

A TENTATIVE DEAL WAS ANNOUNCED APRIL 2, BUT STICKING POINTS INCLUDE PACE OF SANCTIONS RELIEF AND MONITORING AND VERIFICATION MEASURES *

HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP ACCUSES HAMAS OF USING COVER OF LAST YEAR'S WAR BETWEEN GAZA AND ISRAEL TO CARRY OUT TORTURE AND SUMMARY EXECUTIONS OF PALESTINIAN POLITICAL OPPONENTS *

AMNESTY INTL REPORT ACCUSES THE GROUP OF EXECUTING AT LEAST 23 PALESTINIANS AND ARRESTING AND TORTURING DOZENS OF OTHERS *

REPORT SAYS SOME OF THOSE TARGETED INCLUDE OFFICIALS AND SUPPORTERS OF FATAH, HAMAS' MAIN POLITICAL RIVAL THAT GOVERNS THE WEST BANK *

HAMAS HAS LONG BEEN ACCUSED OF COMMITTING HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST ITS FATAH RIVALS, DATING BACK TO 2007 WHEN THE ISLAMIST GROUP GAINED CONTROL OF GAZA *

FMR SEN RICK SANTORUM (R-PA) TO MAKE HIS SECOND RUN FOR PRESIDENT, SPOX SAYS *

57-YR-OLD SANTORUM WILL MADE AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY AT AN EVENT NEAR HIS WESTERN PA HOMETOWN *

SANTORUM FINISHED SECOND IN THE 2012 GOP PRIMARIES *

U.S. ATTY GEN LORETTA LYNCH SAYS BROAD INVESTIGATION INTO CORRUPTION IN INTL SOCCER IS ONLY JUST BEGINNING, AFTER SERIES OF RAIDS AND ARRESTS IN ZURICH AND MIAMI WED MORNING *

14 PEOPLE WERE INDICTED WED, INCLUDING NINE CURRENT OR FORMER FIFA OFFICIALS, ACCUSED OF BRIBERY IN ASSIGNING TV AND TOURNAMENT-HOSTING RIGHTS SINCE THE EARLY 1990S *

ONE OFFICIAL IS ACCUSED OF SOLICITING $10 MIL IN BRIBES FROM SOUTH AFRICAN GOVT TO HOST 2010 WORLD CUP *

RAIDS WERE CARRIED OUT AT MIAMI HQ OF CONCACAF, WHICH OVERSEES SOCCER RULES FOR THE AMERICAS, AND IN FIFA'S HOME CITY OF ZURICH *

CURRENT FIFA PRES SEPP BLATTER IS NOT NAMED IN EITHER PROBE *

INTL CRIMINAL COURT APPEALS PANEL UPHOLDS RULING THAT THE COURT CAN PROSECUTE IVORY COAST'S FMR FIRST LADY ON CHARGES INCLUDING MURDER AND RAPE, CONNECTED TO VIOLENCE AFTER 2010 PRES VOTE *

3,000 PEOPLE DIED IN VIOLENCE FOLLOWING DISPUTED ELECTION *

RULING FOUND CASE AGAINST SIMONE GBAGBO ADMISSIBLE BECAUSE IVORY COAST HAD NOT PROVED ITS OWN AUTHORITIES WERE INVESTIGATING HER FOR SIMILAR ALLEGATIONS IN THE HAGUE *

ICC IS A COURT OF LAST RESORT THAT CAN ONLY TAKE ACTION WHEN A GOVT CAN'T OR WON'T PROSECUTE A SUSPECT *

FMR BRITISH PM TONY BLAIR STEPS DOWN AS MIDEAST PEACE ENVOY *

BLAIR WAS APPOINTED TO POST IN 2007 TO REPRESENT "QUARTET" COMPRISED OF U.S., EU, RUSSIA AND THE U.N. IN MIDEAST PEACE TALKS, WHICH HAVE SINCE STALLED *

SOURCE CLOSE TO BLAIR INSISTS HE IS "FULLY COMMITTED" TO HELPING ADVANCE A TWO-STATE SOLUTION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND PALESTINIANS, BUT FEELS AN "ENTIRELY NEW APPROACH" IS NEEDED *

SAUDI-LED AIRSTRIKES HIT POLICE COMMANDO HQ IN YEMEN'S CAPITAL OF SANAA, KILLING AT LEAST 45 *

HUNDREDS HAD BEEN GATHERED AT SITE TO PREPARE FOR FIGHT AGAINST FORCES LOYAL TO PRES ABED RABBO MANSOUR HADI, CURRENTLY EXILED IN SAUDI ARABIA *

STRIKES DEMOLISHED AT LEAST THREE BUILDINGS IN POLICE COMPLEX *

HOUTHI REBEL-CONTROLLED HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS AT LEAST 286 SECURITY FORCES WERE INJURED AND DEATH TOLL IS EXPECTED TO RISE *

DC TRANSIT POLICE CHARGE MAN FEATURED ON MTV'S "CATFISH" WITH CALLING IN FAKE THREATS AGAINST METRO STATIONS, BUSES AND TRAINS *

POLICE SAY JEREZ STONE-COLEMAN, ALSO KNOWN AS "KIDD COLE," REPORTED 11 FALSE THREATS SINCE DEC, INCLUDING A BOMB PLANTED IN A METRO STATION AND A THREAT AGAINST PRES OBAMA *

STONE-COLEMAN APPEARED LAST YR ON REALITY SHOW ABOUT ONLINE SCAMMERS *

SPORTS CAR MANUFACTURER LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES DEAL TO PRODUCE LUXURY SUV'S IN ITALY AFTER RECEIVING $87 MIL IN GOVT INCENTIVES *

ITALIAN PM MATTEO RENZI SAYS DEAL WILL CREATE 500 JOBS *

LAMBORGHINI CEO SAYS ITALIAN PACKAGE WAS THE MOST COMPETITIVE AND BEAT A RIVAL BID FROM SLOVAKIA *

THE URUS SUV, UNVEILED AS A CONCEPT IN 2012, IS EXPECTED TO ENTER THE MARKET IN 2018 *

GOP PRES CANDIDATE RAND PAUL (R-KY) BLAMING FELLOW REPUBS FOR RISE OF ISIS *

PAUL SAID IN WED INTERVIEW THAT GOP'S FOREIGN POLICY HAWKS "CREATED THESE PEOPLE," ADDING "ISIS EXISTS AND GREW STRONGER" BECAUSE REPUB HAWKS SUPPORTED GIVING OUT ARMS IN REGION "INDISCRIMINATELY" *

PAUL, WHO SUPPORTS SMALLER U.S. GLOBAL FOOTPRINT, ALSO SAID U.S. INTERVENTION LEFT IRAQ AND LIBYA VULNERABLE TO ISIS *

FAA WORKING WITH COMMERCIAL AVIATION AND MEDICAL COMMUNITIES TO STUDY EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF U.S. COMMERCIAL PILOTS *

JOINT FAA AND INDUSTRY GROUP KNOWN AS COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY TEAM RECOMMENDED STUDY BASED ON RECENT MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT 370 DISAPPEARANCE AND GERMANWINGS FLIGHT 9525 CRASH *

PILOT FITNESS AVIATION RULEMAKING CMTE WILL PROVIDE FAA WITH RECOMMENDATIONS WITHIN SIX MONTHS *

CMTE WILL INCLUDE U.S. AND INTL GOVT AND INDUSTRY AVIATION EXPERTS AND MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS WHO SPECIALIZE IN AEROSPACE MEDICINE *

IRS SUSPECTS IDENTITY THIEVES WHO STOLE PERSONAL TAX INFO FROM AN AGENCY WEBSITE ARE FROM RUSSIA, ACCORDING TO AP SOURCE *

THIEVES STOLE THE PERSONAL TAX INFO OF MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE FROM THE AGENCY'S "GET TRANSCRIPT" ONLINE SERVICE BETWEEN FEB AND MID-MAY *

INFO WAS STOLEN AS PART OF A SOPHISTICATED SCHEME TO CLAIM FRAUDULENT TAX REFUNDS *

AUTHORITIES ORDER EVACUATION OF ABOUT 350 HOMES WEST OF FORT WORTH, TX, BECAUSE OF FLOODING FEARS *

PARKER COUNTY OFFICIALS EXPECTING THE BRAZOS RIVER TO FLOOD AS MORE RAIN IS PREDICTED OVERNIGHT *

MEANWHILE, DEATH TOLL FROM RECENT FLOODING IN TX AND OK HAS RISEN TO 19 *

NINE PEOPLE REMAIN MISSING IN CENTRAL TEXAS AFTER HOMES WERE SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODING FROM THE BLANCO RIVER *