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Manchester City signs left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:50am

Manchester City announced the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco on Monday, continuing a summer of big spending on defense.

Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54

Zaheeruddin Babar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:50am

A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official said.

Duterte vows to continue drug war, end communist rebel talks

Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:40am

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism and warned that offenders will end up in "jail or hell." In his second state of the nation speech, Duterte also insisted he would not hold peace talks with communist rebels because of continuing attacks.

The Latest: Polish ministers, lawmakers meet president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:40am

The Latest on Poland's president vetoing bills that would have given politicians influence over the Supreme Court (all times local):

The Latest: Israel erects railings at unquiet holy shrine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:31am

The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):

The Latest: Charlie's mom wanted 'a chance of life' for him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:31am

The Latest on the legal battle over critically ill baby Charlie Gard (all times local):

The Latest: Swiss identify chainsaw attack suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:31am

The Latest on an attack in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen (all times local):

Russia deploys military police at 'safe zone' in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:11am

Russia has deployed military police to monitor the cease-fire in a safe zone in the eastern suburbs of Syria's Damascus, the chief of the Russian General Staff said on Monday.

Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people

Kathy Gannon and Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:45am

A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital early on Monday, killing 24 people and wounding 42 others, Kabul's chief police spokesman said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 9:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:45am

President Donald Trump is calling the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel "sleazy" for conducting what he says is a "biased" Russia investigation. The president tweeted Monday that "Sleazy Adam Schiff, the totally biased Congressman looking into 'Russia,' spends all of his time on television pushing the Dem loss excuse!" Trump has repeatedly called the investigation a "witch hunt" spearheaded by Democrats because of the Republican victory in 2016.

The Latest: Lahore bombing death toll rises to 22

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:45am

The Latest on the developments in Pakistan (all times local):

At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

Haruna Umar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:40am

At least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city, a civilian self-defense group said Monday. It was the first major attack on a displaced persons camp in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the Boko Haram extremist insurgency.

Man with chainsaw wounds 5 in Swiss city; manhunt on for him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:31am

An unkempt man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people Monday at an insurance office in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen and then fled, police said. A manhunt was on for him.

Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

Aron Heller and Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:11am

A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to find a way out of an escalating crisis over a major Jerusalem shrine, including mass Muslim prayer protests and Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Pakistani police say the death toll has risen to 22 in suicide bombing attack in eastern city of Lahore

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:07am

Pakistani police say the death toll has risen to 22 in suicide bombing attack in eastern city of Lahore.

Nigeria releases 1st new photo of absent leader in 2 months

Bashir Adigun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:46am

Nigeria's government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London for medical treatment amid growing health concerns.

The Latest: EU condemns deadly Afghan attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:45am

The Latest on the suicide car attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local):

Red Cross chief visits besieged city on Yemen's front lines

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:41am

The chief of the international Red Cross has made a rare visit to the front lines in Yemen, taking a dirt road on Monday to reach the besieged western of Taiz, devastated by more than two years of fighting.

Rising Chinese politician under investigation for corruption

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:30am

One-time rising Chinese political star Sun Zhengcai is being investigated for violations of party discipline, the ruling Communist Party announced Monday, making him the highest-ranking serving official to be ensnared by President Xi Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption campaign, now in its fifth year.