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Police: Man wounds 5 people in northern Swiss city

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:10am

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

The Latest: Swiss police say attacker armed with chainsaw

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:10am

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

Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

Aron Heller and Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:00am

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.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:55am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law says he received a "random email" during the presidential campaign from someone claiming to have Trump's tax returns and demanding ransom to keep the information secret. Jared Kushner says he interpreted the email as a hoax.

Serbia's president urges nation to resolve Kosovo relations

Jovana Gec, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:40am

Serbia must resolve its relations with its breakaway former province of Kosovo in order to move forward, Serbia's president wrote in an opinion piece Monday.

Japan almost finished with probe into US Navy ship collision

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:37am

Japanese authorities said Monday that they were almost finished with their investigation into last month's collision between a Philippine freighter and a U.S. naval destroyer that left seven Navy sailors dead, but still haven't been given access to data from the U.S. side.

Police say attacker in the Swiss city of Schaffhausen was armed with a chainsaw; 5 people have been wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:37am

Police say attacker in the Swiss city of Schaffhausen was armed with a chainsaw; 5 people have been wounded.

The Latest: Pakistan condemns Taliban bombing in Kabul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:27am

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

The Latest: Head of Poland's Supreme Court thanks president

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:27am

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

64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombs

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:04am

In the 10 years he has been digging up ordnance from the Korean War, Maj. Jong Il Hyon has lost five colleagues to explosions. He carries a lighter one gave him before he died. He also bears a scar on his left cheek from a bomb disposal mission gone wrong.

Police say 5 people wounded in incident in Swiss city of Schaffhausen, man being sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:04am

Police say 5 people wounded in incident in Swiss city of Schaffhausen, man being sought.

Rising Chinese politician under investigation for corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:00am

China's ruling Communist Party says a rising star once tipped for a top leadership post is under investigation.

Polish president to veto bills that led to street protests

Monika Scislowska and Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:00am

Poland's president announced Monday that he will veto two contentious bills which were widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system by the ruling party and that sparked days of nationwide protests.

Maldives opposition says government locks down parliament

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:00am

The Maldivian opposition said that the military locked down parliament on Monday on the orders of the country's president in a bid to prevent lawmakers from taking part in a vote to impeach the parliamentary speaker.

The Latest: Palestinian mistakenly stabs Israeli Arab

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:50am

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

Red Cross chief takes dirt road to reach besieged Yemen city

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:50am

The international Red Cross chief was forced to take a dirt road to reach the besieged western Yemeni city of Taiz, devastated by over two years of fighting.

Turkish opposition journalists on trial for aiding 'terror'

Neyran Elden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:50am

Journalists and staff from a Turkish newspaper staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have gone on trial in Istanbul, accused of aiding terror organizations — a case that has added to concerns over rights and freedoms in Turkey.

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

Bashir Adigun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:41am

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.

New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:41am

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as his administration steps up military efforts against what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.