Turkey issues arrest warrant for cleric Gulen: state media
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who President Tayyip Erdogan accuses of seeking to overthrow him, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported on Friday. Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, has been in open conflict with Erdogan since graft investigations targeting the then-prime minister's inner circle a year ago. Erdogan blamed the investigation on Gulen, but the cleric denied involvement. ...
Turkish prosecutor asks court to issue Gulen arrest warrant: government official
ANKARA (Reuters) - A prosecutor asked a Turkish court to issue an arrest warrant for U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who President Tayyip Erdogan accuses of trying to overthrow him, but no court decision has been made, a government official told Reuters on Friday. Earlier, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported that the court had issued an arrest warrant for Gulen, but it withdrew the story from its website without giving a reason. (Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Daren Butler)
In talks, IMF, Ukraine fail to reach pact on next bailout tranche
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said Friday it had productive discussions with officials in Ukraine this week, but failed to reach an agreement that would pave the way for Kiev to receive its next bailout tranche next month. "We found that the Ukrainian authorities are preparing to move decisively on a broad and comprehensive agenda to stabilize and reform the economy, while coping with the difficult challenges that emerged in the last year," IMF mission chief Nikolay Gueorguiev said in a statement. ...
Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.
Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the scuttled football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham thought more cash might be the solution, so he sent his entire allowance — a $1 bill — with a handwritten note of support.