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The Latest: Prosecutor: German girl's fate in Iraq not clear

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:01am

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The Latest: Syria, Hezbollah make gains at Lebanese border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:58am

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:45am

President Donald Trump plans to help commission a $12.9 billion warship, the USS Gerald R. Ford. The nation's commander in chief is traveling to Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia on Saturday to preside over a ceremony during which the USS Ford will officially be turned over to the Navy. The vessel is the first member of the next generation of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and is named after the country's 38th president.

The Latest: Walesa supports Poland's new political struggle

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:45am

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Russia: 'Safe zone' in Syria's Ghouta demarcated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 6:50am

Russia's Defense Ministry said Saturday an agreement has been reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, after days of intense fighting and bombardment in the area.

Spain rescues 57 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 6:06am

Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 57 migrants from two boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco.

Polish president sees flaws in contentious law on top court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 6:00am

Poland's president sees flaws in contentious legislation adopted by the Senate that gives politicians significant influence over the nation's Supreme Court, his spokesman said Saturday.

The Latest: Turkish quake victim's father on Greek island

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 5:40am

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Egyptian court sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 4:50am

An Egyptian court has sentenced 28 people to death for their involvement in the assassination of the country's prosecutor general in 2015.

The Latest: Israeli minister: Palestinians must ask for calm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:40am

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MSF says opening clinic is first step to new trauma hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:18am

The Geneva-based international health organization Medicins Sans Frontieres — also known as Doctors Without Borders — says it has opened an outpatient clinic in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan.

Poland's senators approve contentious court overhaul

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 3:10am

Poland's Senate approved a contentious law on Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism.

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.

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: 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.

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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.