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WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to testify before a House investigative panel, but the staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.
Guatemala's Congress was expected to convene an emergency session Thursday to swear in a new president after embattled conservative leader Otto Perez resigned in the face of a firestorm of corruption allegations. Upending the country's political landscape three days away from elections to choose his successor, Perez sent his resignation to Congress Wednesday just before midnight, caving in to mounting calls to quit hours after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest. Exasperated Guatemalans fed up with corruption erupted in celebration outside the Supreme Court early Thursday on the news of Perez's resignation.
A US Marine was killed and 11 others injured when their helicopter made a "hard landing" during training at the Camp Lejeune base in North Carolina, military officials said Thursday. The Marine Corps did not immediately provide details about what caused the late Wednesday crash, which involved a CH-53E helicopter. One Marine was pronounced dead at the naval hospital at Camp Lejeune.