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Police detain 6 IS suspects in Spain, Britain and Germany

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

Police on Wednesday arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State group, four in Spain and one each in Britain and Germany, Spain's Interior Ministry said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 12:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security for international flights bound to the United States. Industry and U.S. officials briefed on the announcement said airports and airlines around the world will be required to implement the measures.

The Latest: Venezuela complains US, EU ignoring attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:47am

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Right-wing basks, leftists regroup after local vote in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:26am

Italy's ruling center-left Democratic Party is picking up the pieces after a weekend drubbing in local elections while former Premier Silvio Berlusconi is basking in his latest political rebound and an alliance with an anti-immigrant right-wing party.

Targeted Shiites take their protest to Pakistani capital

Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:16am

Battered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's Shiite Muslims on Wednesday took their protests to the Pakistani capital. Meanwhile in the majority Shiite Kurram tribal region, thousands of residents have been staging daily sit-ins.

The Latest: UN rights chief concerned about Raqqa civilians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:06am

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Cluster bombs kill at least 15 in eastern Syria

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:56am

At least 15 people were killed in an airstrike in eastern Syria on Wednesday, activists said, in the second attack in three days reported to kill civilians in the Islamic State-held Euphrates River valley.

The Latest: 6-month-old baby among London fire dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:38am

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Philippine leader tells troops not to fear civilian deaths

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:27am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte assured troops on Wednesday that he would protect them from any legal action if they accidently kill civilians while battling militants who have besieged a southern city.