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A testament to the Andean gods survives in Bolivia's capital

Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:14am

A colorful market in the capital of Bolivia, La Paz, stands as a testament to traditions surrounding the worship of ancient Andean gods.

8 killed in raid on drug kingpin in Lebanon

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 7:12am

Lebanon's army says eight people have been killed and 41 others arrested in a raid in Brital, in eastern Lebanon, to arrest a well-known drug dealer.

Indian mob lynches woman on rumors of child kidnapping

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:47am

A woman was lynched in central India on rumors that she was part of a gang that kidnapped children, police said Monday, days after the country's highest court called for immediate steps to control deadly mob violence across the country.

Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:41am

A man walked along a Toronto street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people and killing two before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police.

French minister defends himself over violence of Macron aide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:34am

France's interior minister has insisted that it wasn't for him to inform judicial officials of violence by a presidential security aide against a May Day protester even though he was informed the following day.

Syria blasts evacuation of White Helmets as 'criminal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:21am

Syria's Foreign Ministry has called the evacuation of members of the White Helmets to Jordan a "criminal process" that revealed the role of Israel, the United States and other western allies in propping up what the government considers a "terrorist group."

Israel activates missile defense system after Syria rockets

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 6:03am

Israel activated a joint U.S.-Israeli missile interceptor for the first time on Monday in response to rockets from the fighting in neighboring Syria that were believed to be headed for Israeli territory.

Pakistan party: Jailed ex-PM needs to be taken to hospital

Munir Ahmed, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:59am

The political party of Pakistan's jailed former prime minister asked authorities on Monday to urgently move Nawaz Sharif to a hospital, saying his health was deteriorating rapidly and that he needed to be treated by his own doctors.

Americans in blended families cope with toll of deportation

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:57am

It's almost as if Letty Stegall is there, back home in the United States, beside her daughter to prod her awake for school. When her husband goes to the grocery store, she fusses over the list with him. At the bar she helped run, she still gives regulars a warm welcome, and around the dinner table at night, she beams when she sees what her family managed to cook.

Tick, tock: few candidates for Romania anti-graft prosecutor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:53am

Applications for the post of chief anti-corruption prosecutor — one of the most prestigious but also most scrutinized jobs in Romania — have been slow in coming.

The Latest: 2 victims and gunman dead in Toronto shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:51am

The Latest on a mass shooting in Toronto (all times local):

UK silent on US death penalty concerns for alleged jihadis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:48am

Leaked documents show that British officials are not requiring U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that two alleged British jihadis will not be executed if put on trial.

Toronto police say a second victim has died from a mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:42am

Toronto police say a second victim has died from a mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood.

Activists slam punishment of raped girl who had abortion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:20am

Activists on Monday criticized a six-month prison sentence given to a 15-year-old Indonesian girl who had an abortion after being repeatedly raped by her brother.

Sweden says wildfires remain serious threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 5:13am

Swedish officials say the country's wildfires remain a serious situation, with the continuing hot and extremely dry weather making firefighting efforts very hard despite broad international help.

Stone from Jerusalem's Western Wall crashes into prayer area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:46am

One of the ancient stones from Jerusalem's Western Wall has dislodged and crashed into an adjacent prayer area. No one was hurt.

Hatidza Mehmedovic, a mother of Srebrenica, dies at 65

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:41am

Hatidza Mehmedovic, who headed the Mothers of Srebrenica association comprising relatives of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, has died. She was 65.

Vietnam flooding kills 20, leaves over a dozen missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:33am

Flooding triggered by a tropical storm has killed at least 20 people and left over a dozen missing in northern Vietnam, local media reports said.

Militants storm government building in north Iraq, kill 1

Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 23rd - 4:30am

Three militants stormed the governorate building in the city of Irbil in Iraq's northern Kurdish region, opening fire and killing an employee and wounding a policeman before they were gunned down, according to Iraqi media.