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Tiger mauls woman to death in Chinese wildlife park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:50pm

Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.

Thousands attend funeral for slain critic of Cambodia leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:31pm

Tens of thousands of Cambodians have marched in the funeral procession for a leading government critic who was fatally shot in an attack that raised suspicion of a political conspiracy.

Mexico weighs house arrest for aged drug lord

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:21pm

Mexico's government is studying a request to place imprisoned 86-year-old drug lord Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo under house arrest, an official said Saturday.

El Salvador looks for new 'national reconciliation' law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:50pm

El Salvador's president says he has begun talks with political parties on a new "national reconciliation" law after the Supreme Court overturned an amnesty covering crimes committed during the country's 1980-1992 civil war.

Peru's jailed former President Alberto Fujimori seeks pardon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:21pm

Peru's jailed former President Alberto Fujimori has filed a new request for a pardon, less than a week before the country's next president takes office, the government said Saturday.

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

George Jahn and Paul Wheatley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:50pm

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:35pm

Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.

Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:21pm

Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.

The Latest: Munich shooting scars those who witnessed it

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:00pm

The Latest on the shootings in Munich (all times local):

Hungary's Viktor Orban says Donald Trump better for Europe

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:51pm

The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday.

The Latest: 10-day ban on public gatherings in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:50pm

The Latest on the deadly bombing of a mass demonstration by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority in the capital, Kabul (all times local):

French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:00pm

French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer amid fears of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice, and heightened French security checks were causing severe delays Saturday for those trying to cross the English Channel.

4 police hostages released in Armenia; standoff continues

Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:41am

The gunmen who seized a police station in the Armenian capital of Yerevan and held hostages for nearly a week released all four of their captives Saturday but refused to end their occupation of the building.

South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice president

Jason Patinkin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:41am

A faction of South Sudan's armed opposition said Saturday it had replaced its leader who is also the country's first vice president, a move which could lead to further turmoil following deadly clashes in the capital this month.

Turkey seizes over 2,250 institutions in post-coup crackdown

Christopher Torchia and Cinar Kiper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:20am

In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security.

UK police: More people likely involved in abduction attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:30am

Police say two people who tried to abduct a British serviceman outside a Royal Air Force Base three days ago were probably part of a larger team.

AP poll finds growing support for stricter gun laws...

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:00am

Nearly two-thirds of Americans responding to a new poll favor stricter gun laws. That's the highest percentage since Associated Press-GfK pollsters started asking that question in 2013, the year after the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting. Majorities want nationwide bans on the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons and on the sale of high-capacity magazines. But less than half said they believe they will see tougher gun laws in the coming year. The poll was conducted July 7 to July 11, shortly after a string of high-profile shootings.

Afghan Interior Ministry says death toll in bomb attack on Kabul protest rises to 80, 231 people wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:00am

Afghan Interior Ministry says death toll in bomb attack on Kabul protest rises to 80, 231 people wounded.

Heightened terrorist checks slow Channel crossings from UK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:40am

Travelers seeking to cross the England Channel to enter France are facing severe delays because of heightened French security checks.