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Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy

Omar Akour, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:10pm

A Jordanian man was shot to death and an Israeli man was wounded in a violent incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday evening, a security official and a news site linked to Jordan's military reported.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:48pm

Authorities say 30 people have been taken to the hospital after they were found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer with in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart. Eight others died in what police are calling "a human trafficking crime." Twenty are said to be in extremely critical or serious condition, many suffering from extreme dehydration and heat stroke. Others had lesser injuries.

The Latest: Hamas leader praises 'heroic' knife attacker

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

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Amid flaring tensions, Israel installs cameras at holy site

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:41am

Israel set up new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site as officials consider alternatives to recently installed metal detectors that set off a weekend of violence and prompted the Palestinian president to declare a severing of ties.

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

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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.

Indonesian leader: Shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:40am

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says police should shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest because of a narcotics crisis facing the country.

East Timor vote results show Fretilin winning largest share

Raimundos Oki, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:14am

Preliminary results from East Timor's parliamentary election show the Fretilin party has won the most votes while its partner in the national unity government has suffered a slump in support.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:41pm

In a barrage of tweets early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he has "complete power" to issue pardons, defended his son in connection with the Russia investigations and took a swipe at Democratic campaign opponent Hillary Clinton. It was part of a series of messages he posted from his Twitter account starting at daybreak. It wasn't the first time the president has sent a rapid-fire series of tweets in a short time span to vent about things bothering him.

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:41pm

It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting.