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Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 6:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:41pm

Federal authorities say charges will be filed against a Florida man in connection to the deaths of nine people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer outside a San Antonio Walmart. U.S. Attorney Richard Durbin Jr. said Sunday that 60-year-old James Mathew Bradley Jr. of Clearwater, Florida, was in custody in Texas. Durbin says Bradley is expected to make a court appearance after a criminal complaint is filed Monday. Durbin's office wouldn't say whether Bradley was the alleged driver.

2 Jordanians killed, 1 Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

Omar Akour, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:40pm

Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire Sunday in a residential building in the heavily fortified Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, the kingdom's Public Security Directorate said.

Poles protest for 8th day over contentious judicial changes

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:21pm

Poles protested in cities and towns across Poland for the eighth day Sunday over new rules passed by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:06pm

A U.S. official says the death toll from people found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart has risen to 10. Thomas Homan, acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told The Associated Press that two people died in a hospital. Eight dead bodies were found in the truck.

Cuba's public face of diplomacy with US leaving post

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:20pm

The public face of Cuba's diplomatic opening with the United States is leaving her post to become ambassador to Canada, officials said Sunday.

Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

Ian Deitch and Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:01pm

Israel's security Cabinet met Sunday to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site, following a week of escalating tensions with the Muslim world, mass prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Yemen's president sacks governor accused of ties to al-Qaida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:45pm

Yemen's president has sacked a governor who was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for his ties with al-Qaida.

The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:04am

The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):

360 camera, drones: AP team gears up for a melting Arctic

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:12am

One of the big benefits of being a text reporter is that I can travel fairly light — a notebook, pencils and sharpeners. The same can't be said for my colleagues, Associated Press photographer David Goldman and video journalist David Keyton.

Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:10am

The Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has ended his assignment in Washington.

Fire in south Croatia triggers explosions of war mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:08am

Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region's war in the 1990s.

Mexico judge orders corruption trial for ex-Gov. Duarte

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:21am

Mexican prosecutors say an ex-governor accused of corruption and other crimes has been ordered to stand trial.

Book about Nelson Mandela's medical treatment stirs dispute

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:21am

A new book by a former South African military doctor that documents Nelson Mandela's medical treatments before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality, according to some relatives of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate.

Officials: Taliban seize 2 districts, kill wounded police

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:14am

Taliban fighters overran a second district headquarters in as many days on Sunday, this one in western Ghor province, the provincial police chief said.

The Latest: Taliban stalk hospital killing wounded police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:00am

The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):

Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda, 93, leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 6:45am

Zambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and its former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment.

AP Interview: Ex-Gaza chief says Hamas deal will open border

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:55am

An exiled Palestinian politician who quietly negotiated a power-sharing deal for Gaza with former arch foe Hamas discussed the details for the first time in an interview, saying he expects it to lead to a swift opening of the blockaded territory's border with Egypt and an easing of crippling power outages.

German justice minister open for EU sanctions against Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:37am

Germany's justice minister is welcoming possible European Union sanctions against Poland because of that country's controversial judicial reforms.

12 US paratroopers hospitalized after night jump in Romania

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:20am

Officials say 12 U.S. paratroopers have been hospitalized after they sustained minor injuries during a nighttime parachute jump in Romania.