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Airstrikes targeted militants outside Erbil on Friday.

U.S. Jets and Drones Attack Militants in Iraq, Hoping to Stop Advance

By ALISSA J. RUBIN, TIM ARANGO and HELENE COOPER

American warplanes launched airstrikes against Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Friday, destroying rebel positions around Erbil, the Kurdish capital.

Pesh merga fighters on Friday near a Kurdish checkpoint west of Erbil, a city where there were concerns that the advance of ISIS would pose a risk to Americans.

Fear of ‘Another Benghazi’ Drove White House to Airstrikes in Iraq

By MARK LANDLER, ALISSA J. RUBIN, MARK MAZZETTI and HELENE COOPER

Interviews with multiple officials in the Obama administration paint a portrait of a president forced by the unexpectedly rapid deterioration of security in Iraq to abandon his longstanding reluctance to use military force.

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Friday.

New Fighting a Bid for Leverage as a Gaza Cease-Fire Expires

By JODI RUDOREN and ISABEL KERSHNER

Israel and Palestinian militants resumed cross-border air assaults after a three-day cease-fire expired, but the renewed violence seemed less about meeting military goals than about jockeying for leverage in talks that had made little progress.

WORLD

While Offering Support, Obama Warns That U.S. Won’t Be ‘Iraqi Air Force’

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

The president, addressing critics in both parties, asserted that the United States has a “strategic interest in pushing back” ISIS.

U.S.

James Brady in 2011.

Coroner Is Said to Rule James Brady’s Death a Homicide, 33 Years After a Shooting

By NICK CORASANITI

The medical examiner’s ruling could allow prosecutors to pursue murder charges against John W. Hinckley Jr. in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan.

Opponents of Texas' restrictive abortion law protested this week outside a courthouse in Austin, where it is being challenged in a federal suit.

Out-of-State Clinic Is Central in Texas Abortion Law Fight

By MANNY FERNANDEZ

The state’s reliance on the New Mexico clinic is being disparaged by the law’s critics, who say that would be contrary to a recent abortion ruling in Mississippi.

Claude Mokbel, a Jetpack America instructor, flying above Newport Beach Harbor, Calif. Concerns about noise and possible injuries led to a six-month moratorium on new jetpack businesses.

Thrill Ride Flies in the Face of Gravity, as Well as Cautious Officials

By JENNIFER MEDINA

Instruction, rental and sale of jetpacks has proved popular for a company in Newport Beach, Calif., and other shorefront communities.

Thomas L. Friedman

OPINION |Op-Ed Columnist

Obama on the World

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

In a wide-ranging interview, the president explains American policy on Iraq, Putin and the Israelis and Palestinians.

Politics
A tour bus passing by the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where the Democratic National Convention will be held if New York City wins the bid to host it.

Clintons Support de Blasio’s Push to Bring Democratic Convention to Brooklyn

By AMY CHOZICK and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM

Before Mayor Bill de Blasio began his bid to win the 2016 convention he made sure he had the Clintons’ blessing, three people familiar with the discussions said.

Florida Redraws an Election Map That Was Ruled to Be Unconstitutional

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ

With Florida’s election schedule in disarray after a judge ruled the state’s congressional map unconstitutional, lawmakers on Friday approved redesigned districts – drawn in private by the two Republican committee heads, their staff and outside lawyers.

Paul Perito, center, was flanked by his lawyers outside a courthouse in Richmond, Va., where he testified Friday in the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell.

Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor’s Character

By THEODORE SCHLEIFER

The corporate mentor of Jonnie R. Williams Sr., a witness in the corruption case against former Gov. Bob McDonnell, said his protégé jeopardized the company trying to curry political favor.

For more political news, go to NYTimes.com/Politics »

Business
Some farmers in India are partnering with Pepsi to bring the apples quickly to market.

Cashew Juice, the Apple of Pepsi’s Eye

By STEPHANIE STROM

While farmers in India once left cashew apples to rot, some are now selling them as the source of what Pepsi hopes could be the next coconut water.

DealBook

Yields on 10-Year Treasuries Fall, Confounding the Experts

By JEFF SOMMER

The 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.42 percent with some analysts contending the decline was a response to current events.

In China, British Investigator Hired by Glaxo, and Wife, Sentenced to Prison

By DAVID BARBOZA

A couple pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining private records on Chinese citizens and were sentenced to prison terms.

For more business news, go to NYTimes.com/Business »

Technology
The judge said the evidence against the defendants was compelling - saying, for example, that Steve Jobs, Apple's late chief executive, was

Court Rejects Deal on Hiring in Silicon Valley

By DAVID STREITFELD

A judge rejected a settlement in a case that accuses tech companies of agreeing not to solicit one another’s employees.

Your Money

A Two-Step Plan to Stop Hackers

By RON LIEBER

You may not be able to keep your digital credentials from being stolen, but there are options for keeping a cyberthief from using them successfully.

. Russian Hackers Amass Over a Billion Internet Passwords
The permissions required by the Facebook Messenger app have given some users pause.

Bits Blog

Facebook Messenger Switch Controversy Is Part Misunderstanding, Part Mistrust

By MOLLY WOOD

Facebook users are angry over a forced migration to the company’s Messenger app and worried about its privacy implications. Are they overreacting?

For more technology news, go to NYTimes.com/Technology »

Sports
Ed O'Bannon, who played college basketball, sued the N.C.A.A. after his image as a player was used years later in a video game.

N.C.A.A. Must Allow Colleges to Pay Athletes, Judge Rules

By BEN STRAUSS and MARC TRACY

A federal judge decided Friday in the so-called O’Bannon case, the most prominent lawsuit lodged against college sports’ governing body, that the N.C.A.A.’s current rules violate federal antitrust law.

What the O’Bannon Ruling Means for Colleges and Players

By KEN BELSON

The landmark decision may cost the N.C.A.A. hundreds of millions of dollars, but it may not create a windfall for any individual athlete.

Rory McIlroy endured a weather delay in the second round Friday to improve his two-day score to nine under par.

Shining Through the Sogginess

By BILL PENNINGTON

Playing through a rainy day at Valhalla Golf Club, Rory McIlroy, who won the British Open last month, took the second-round lead. Tiger Woods missed the cut.

For more sports news, go to NYTimes.com/Sports »

Arts
Mark Morris Dance Group  The troupe performing Mr. Morris's staging of

Dance Review

An Old Love Story, Tinkered for the Times

By ALASTAIR MACAULAY

Mark Morris’s ballet version of Ovid’s love story of the shepherd Acis and the sea nymph Galatea arrives in New York with some important details adjusted.

Laszlo Krasznahorkai, avoider of punctuation.

He Rarely Stops Writing

By LARRY ROHTER

American readers are discovering the Hungarian novelist Laszlo Krasznahorkai, known for his absurdist stories and lack of periods.

Frank O'Hara (center, face turned toward Jack Micheline) at the Cedar Street Tavern in 1963.

Critic’s Notebook

Cigarettes, Coffee, a Stop at the Liquor Store

By DWIGHT GARNER

Frank O’Hara’s “Lunch Poems,” a volume published in 1964, has been reissued for its 50th anniversary.

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