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Manchester concert bombing suspect due in UK court Thursday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:29am

A key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people is scheduled to make his first court appearance Thursday.

Japanese fire official says more than 20 now confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:29am

Japanese fire official says more than 20 now confirmed or presumed dead after Kyoto animation studio fire.

Lawyer says China has charged Chinese-Australian writer

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:22am

A Chinese-Australian writer detained in Beijing since January was charged on Thursday and moved to a different detention center in the Chinese capital, his lawyer said.

Taliban to talk to Swedish NGO after Afghan clinic closures

Amir Shah, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:58am

The Taliban said they would hold talks Thursday with representatives of a Swedish non-profit group after threats by the insurgents forced the organization to close 42 clinics it runs in eastern Afghanistan.

Turkey calls on US to reverse decision on F-35 exclusion

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:31am

Washington's decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the "spirit of alliance," the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to reverse the decision.

Germany: police search apartments of Islamic extremists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:25am

Police say they are searching apartments of Islamic extremists in western Germany amid suspicions of possible plans for an attack.

Japanese fire official says 12 people presumed dead, more missing after Kyoto animation studio fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:49pm

Japanese fire official says 12 people presumed dead, more missing after Kyoto animation studio fire.

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 Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, came under the harshest criticism, and the crowd chanted, "Send her back!" Trump's earlier remarks about the women have been denounced as racist.

Asylum seekers waiting in Nuevo Laredo fear lurking dangers

MarÍa Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:02pm

The round-faced woman from La Ceiba, Honduras, and her 5- and 12-year-old sons arrived in this city across the border from Laredo, Texas, where she had been promised a job and hoped to build a new life.

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.