Ginsburg urges young women to wage inspiring fights

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg listens as the citation for her Radcliffe Medal is read during a luncheon at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard Friday, May 29, 2015, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday advised young women to fight for things they care about, but to do so in a way that inspires others to join their cause.

Puerto Rico's PREPA to ask creditors to take some pain - sources

The headquarters of Puerto Rican power utility PREPA is seen in San JuanBy Nick Brown and Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's debt-ridden power authority PREPA is expected to ask bondholders to take some pain as part of a turnaround plan it will present to creditors on Monday, kicking off what could be heated negotiations over terms, sources familiar with the situation said. PREPA and its creditors must reach agreement quickly or risk hurting the Caribbean island's broader efforts to climb out of a $73 billion debt hole. Not all creditors are in step, with some more willing to compromise by accepting payment deferrals, those sources say.

Nigeria's new president pledges fight against Boko Haram

New Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, salutes his supporters during his Inauguration in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, May 29, 2015. Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's new president was sworn in on Friday and pledged to tackle Boko Haram "head on," asserting the fight against the Islamic extremists wouldn't be won until hundreds of schoolgirls abducted last year and other kidnapping victims were brought home alive.

AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

FILE - In this July 31, 2000 file photo, Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, R-Ill. gives a thumbs up after taking over as chairman of the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct." (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.

AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters

A swollen Trinity River southwest of downtown Dallas, Friday, May 29, 2015. Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing.

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