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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:41am

Israel's military says it is sending more troops to the West Bank after a Palestinian infiltrated a settlement and stabbed three Israelis to death in their home. It did not elaborate but said it was in addition to hundreds of soldiers in place Friday over tensions at a major Jerusalem shrine. The Palestinian killed 3 members of the same Israeli family as they ate the traditional Sabbath meal.

Turkey reissues warrant for 4 activists after release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:30am

Turkey's official news agency says a court has reissued detention warrants for four human rights activists who were released earlier this week.

Residents, tourists in Greece sleep outdoors after quake

Costas Kantouris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:10am

Hundreds of people on the eastern Greek island of Kos have spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake killed two tourists and injured nearly 500 others across the Aegean Sea region in Greece and Turkey.

Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:22am

An errant U.S. airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday.

The Latest: Israel adds troops in West Bank after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:10am

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The Latest: Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:20am

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Mexico murders up with deadliest month in at least 20 years

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:20am

Mexico's spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country's deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:55pm

President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a "wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media." Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer's future is "bright." Spicer resigned earlier in the day, six months into the administration, after Trump tapped New York businessman and political supporter Anthony Scaramucci for the job of White House communications director.

Mexico City sees drug-war-style violence come to the capital

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:02pm

Burnt-out vehicles. Road blockades. A raging gun battle between armored marines and gang members that left eight dead.

Army firing kills Kashmir man during anti-India strike

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:10pm

Indian soldiers fired at worshippers outside a mosque in disputed Kashmir on Friday, killing one man and wounding another after some threw rocks, police and residents said.

Polish senate approves bill giving politicians substantial influence over supreme court in defiance of EU

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:10pm

Polish senate approves bill giving politicians substantial influence over supreme court in defiance of EU.

Venezuela power struggle intensifies in Supreme Court battle

Fabiola Sanchez and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:01pm

The opposition-controlled congress named a slate of new judges Friday replace the government-stacked Supreme Court, which wasted no time in rejecting the move as an ongoing power struggle heats up between President Nicolas Maduro and his foes.

Russian who met Trump Jr. represented intelligence agency

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:21pm

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 campaign has represented a military unit operated by Russia's intelligence agency, according to court filings obtained by The Associated Press on Friday.

Court upholds prison sentence for Curacao's former leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:51pm

An appeals court in the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao has upheld the sentence of a former prime minister found guilty of corruption.

The Latest: Mexico jobseekers tricked into cartel boot camps

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:41pm

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The Latest: Neighbors ask Venezuela to put off vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:11pm

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Qatar's ruler voices willingness to talk to solve Arab rift

Adam Schreck, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:59pm

Qatar's ruling emir said on Friday that his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that any resolution to the crisis must respect his country's sovereignty.

Israel's rescue service: Palestinian stabbed 2 Israelis to death, wounded a third inside a West Bank settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:03pm

Israel's rescue service: Palestinian stabbed 2 Israelis to death, wounded a third inside a West Bank settlement.

Israeli military says a Palestinian has stabbed Israelis inside a West Bank settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:49pm

Israeli military says a Palestinian has stabbed Israelis inside a West Bank settlement.