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North Korea 2nd ICBM test puts much of US in range: experts

Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 2:02pm

North Korea on Friday test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer and higher than the first according to its wary neighbors, leading analysts to conclude that a wide swath of the U.S. including Los Angeles and Chicago is now within range of Pyongyang's weapons.

Pakistan's prime minister resigns after high court ruling

Munir Ahmed and Zarar Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 1:52pm

Pakistan's beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down Friday after the Supreme Court ordered him removed from office over allegations of corruption, plunging the nuclear-armed nation into a political crisis.

The Latest: German police say stabbing suspect born in UAE

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 1:52pm

The Latest on the attack at a supermarket in Hamburg (all times local):

1 dead, 6 wounded after knife attack at German supermarket

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 1:40pm

A man armed with a kitchen knife fatally stabbed one person at a supermarket Friday in the northern German city of Hamburg and six others were wounded as he fled, police said. He was overpowered and arrested.

The Latest: Expert: Chicago, LA in range of North Korea ICBM

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 1:16pm

The Latest on North Korea's launch of its second intercontinental ballistic missile (all times local):

Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn

Debra Goldschmidt and Hilary Clarke, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 12:07pm

British baby Charlie Gard, who was at the center of a legal battle that captured the world's attention, died Friday, one week before his first birthday, according to a family spokesperson.

Chief prosecutor: At least 113 deaths in Venezuela crisis

Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:42am

The death toll from nearly four months of anti-government protests climbed to at least 113 on Friday as Venezuela's opposition called on backers to defy a protest ban ahead of a vote to launch a rewrite of the constitution.

British media are reporting that 11-month-old Charlie Gard, focus of a legal health battle, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:31am

British media are reporting that 11-month-old Charlie Gard, focus of a legal health battle, has died.

A look at who might be Pakistan's next prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:31am

With Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif disqualified by the country's top court and out of his job, questions are swirling over who will succeed him as head of government.

Italy approves hotly contested mandatory vaccine program

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:21am

Italy's parliament on Friday gave final approval to making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16, a move aimed at countering an anti-vaccine trend that officials have attributed to misinformation.

The Latest: Restrictions on Muslims lifted at Jerusalem site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 11:12am

The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local):

Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:58am

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin had to scrap a trip to Moldova on Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace.

2 boys in custody suspected of arson over French wildfires

Thomas Adamson and Nadine Achoui-Lesage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 10:11am

Two teenage boys went before a judge Friday on suspicion of deliberately starting one of the wildfires that devastated parts of southeastern France and Corsica this week, an official said.

Slovak far-right leader charged with using neo-Nazi symbols

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 9:31am

The leader of a far-right party with seats in the Slovak parliament has been charged with crimes related to the use of neo-Nazi symbols, police said Friday.

9 bodies found piled in Mexican border city Nuevo Laredo

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 9:20am

Nine bodies were found in a bloody pile in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas, Mexican authorities reported.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 10:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:56am

President Donald Trump says that if the Senate wants to pass legislation, it "must immediately go to a 51 vote majority." His morning tweet was puzzling, considering it came hours after the Republican majority failed to even reach 51 votes to overhaul the nation's health care laws.

Italy OKs naval support to help Libya fight trafficking

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:51am

Italy on Friday approved sending Italian naval ships to help the Libyan coast guard combat migrant trafficking following a request by the North African nation.

Suspected Afghan Taliban member indicted in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:38am

German prosecutors said Friday that they have filed terrorism and murder charges against a suspected member of Afghanistan's Taliban whom they accuse of participating in an attack in which an American soldier was killed.

Philippines: Only 60 militants fighting in Marawi siege

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:31am

The Philippine military said Friday only about 60 pro-Islamic State group militants are still fighting in a two-month siege of southern Marawi city that has left 630 people dead and swaths of the Islamic region in ruins.