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The Latest: Man, 44, arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:19pm

The Latest on the concert bombing in England (all times local):

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:19pm

When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation.

Health Ministry: 28 killed in Libya militia fighting

Rami Musa, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:08pm

The spokesman for the Libyan health ministry says a total of 28 people have been killed and over 130 wounded in intense fighting between militias in the capital, Tripoli.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

The Pentagon is planning a missile defense test next week that will target an intercontinental-range missile for the first time. Officials say the goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland. The importance of such testing has grown with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's threats to field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory.

The Latest: Trump condemns Egypt attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):

Iraqis demand 'justice' after US probe into Mosul strike

Susannah George and Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:35pm

Little has changed at the scene of the al-Jadida airstrike that killed more than 100 civilians more than two months ago and ratcheted up pressure on the U.S.-led coalition to address allegations of mounting civilian casualties in the fight against the Islamic State group.

Officials say Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant bases in eastern Libya in response to attack on Christians

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Officials say Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant bases in eastern Libya in response to attack on Christians.

Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt, blames 'evil organizations of terror' and 'thuggish ideology'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Trump condemns attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt, blames 'evil organizations of terror' and 'thuggish ideology'

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:13pm

The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

Egypt's president says Cairo will hit bases training militants who wage attacks in "his country, wherever they are"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

Egypt's president says Cairo will hit bases training militants who wage attacks in "his country, wherever they are"

After attack on Christians, Egypt's el-Sissi appeals directly to President Trump to take the lead in fighting terror

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

After attack on Christians, Egypt's el-Sissi appeals directly to President Trump to take the lead in fighting terror.

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:31pm

The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.

Main allies of Brazil's Temer looking to future amid scandal

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:24pm

Key leaders in the governing coalition of embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer are now speculating about who might replace him if he is forced from office by a corruption scandal — frank talk that underscores his fragile grasp on power.

Estonia to expel 2 Russian diplomats; Moscow blasts move

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:05pm

Estonia has informed Russia that two of its diplomats in the country will be expelled, the Baltic country's foreign ministry said Friday.

Civilians bear brunt as fresh Syria strikes kill 35, says UN

Bassem Mroue and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:13am

A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and a monitoring group reported Friday, as the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country.

South Sudan freed UN journalist held 2 years without charge

Justin Lynch, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:55am

South Sudan has released a United Nations journalist held for two and a half years without trial, the U.N. announced Friday.

Tunisian trial opens over beach attack on British tourists

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:27am

Six security officers and 20 other people are on trial in Tunisia over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists.

Manchester police chief reports increase in hate crimes since attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:19am

Manchester police chief reports increase in hate crimes since attack.