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Japan fire official says several people found unresponsive after Kyoto animation studio fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:39pm

Japan fire official says several people found unresponsive after Kyoto animation studio fire.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 12:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:41pm

President Donald Trump drew cheers Wednesday night at a rally in North Carolina as he criticized the four liberal congresswomen of color he's been attacking all week. Trump called the House Democrats hated-filled extremists who want to tear down the country. The only foreign-born of the congresswomen, Somali-born Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, came under the harshest criticism, and the crowd chanted, "Send her back!" Trump's earlier remarks about the women have been denounced as racist.

Japanese authorities say at least 38 injured in fire at a Kyoto animation studio, a man arrested on suspicion of arson.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:48pm

Japanese authorities say at least 38 injured in fire at a Kyoto animation studio, a man arrested on suspicion of arson.

US sets tight travel limitations for Iran's UN diplomats

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:42pm

The U.S. is tightly limiting travel by Iranian officials visiting or assigned to the United Nations, sparking concern from the world body.

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make final pitch to Conservatives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 1:54pm

The two men competing to be Britain's next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide the winner.

A timeline of Congo's latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:43pm

The latest deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international emergency , the World Health Organization announced Wednesday. Here's a timeline of key events since this outbreak, now the second deadliest of Ebola in history, was declared almost a year ago in a region described as a war zone.

Ex-Israeli PM Barak says he has 'cut all ties' with Epstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:41pm

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak says he has "cut all ties" with Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier jailed on sex-trafficking charges.

AP Explains: Why Ebola is now an international emergency

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:34pm

The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency . More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-worst outbreak of the disease in history. Wednesday's declaration was sparked by confirmation of a case in Goma, a Congo city of more than two million people on the border with Rwanda.

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:53am

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people .

UN expert critical of Hungary's treatment of asylum-seekers

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:52am

Hungary should not allow security concerns to override the human rights of migrants, a U.N. migration expert said Wednesday.

World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:47am

World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency.

Bus starts smoking in Mont Blanc tunnel; 68 people evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:33am

Dozens of passengers have been evacuated from a double-decker bus in the Mont Blanc tunnel after the vehicle started spewing smoke.

Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work, according to architect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:01am

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn't safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:22am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:22am

Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico's most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and mocking his constituents.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:21am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

9 killed in Indian village in clash over land dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:20am

Police say a village head and his supporters opened fire on a rival group in a land dispute in a northern Indian village, killing nine people and injuring four others.

Cyprus detains 12 Israelis after UK woman alleges rape

Menelaos Hadjicostis, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:20am

A dozen Israelis have been detained after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped in the Cyprus resort town of Ayia Napa, a Cyprus police official said Wednesday.

Militants behead 4 people in Egypt's Sinai

Ashraf Sweilam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:20am

Egyptian security officials say militants have beheaded four people in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.