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Imam at Liberian school that burned says toll could rise

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:07am

The imam at a Quranic boarding school in Liberia that burned this week says the death toll could rise above the 27 people reported.

Lawyer: Tunisia's toppled ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:48am

Tunisia's autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, has died in exile in Saudi Arabia, according to his lawyer. He was 83.

Israel defends checkpoint shooting as video raises concern

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:38am

Israeli police say security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem were in "immediate danger" when they shot and killed a Palestinian woman carrying a knife, after a widely circulated video of the shooting raised concerns about excessive force.

Lawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi Arabia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:36am

Lawyer: Tunisia's former ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011, dies in exile in Saudi Arabia.

The Latest: Israel's president: Coalition talks start Sunday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:28am

The Latest on the Israeli election (all times local):

Officials: Blast kills 5 Yemen troops, wounds 13, some Saudi

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:11am

Yemeni security officials say an explosion targeting a government military convoy has killed five Yemeni troops and wounded 13, many of them Saudi soldiers.

At 98, D-Day vet jumps again, with eyes on the big 100

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:05am

Jump by jump, 98-year-old D-Day veteran Tom Rice is nudging closer to his goal of leaping out of planes at age 100.

The Latest: Another blackface photo in Trudeau scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:02am

The Latest on revelations of Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's past use of blackface, brownface makeup (all times local):

Egyptian officials: Sinai blast kills 1, injures 2 forces

Ashraf Sweillam, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:01am

Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb targeting an armored vehicle has killed one member of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province and wounded two others.

Prince William told British PM to imagine FIFA voter naked

Rob Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:50am

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled being told by Prince William to imagine an American FIFA voter naked to ease nerves at a presentation for England's World Cup bid in a process that was mired in wrongdoing.

Indonesia sports minister resigns over corruption allegation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:03am

Indonesia's sports minister has resigned after being accused of stealing $1.8 million in public money.

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:47am

The Philippine health department has declared a polio outbreak in the country nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease.

Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:33am

Iranian foreign minister tells CNN that any Saudi or US strike on Iran will result in 'all-out war'

Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:14am

French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in a populated area in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line.

Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:10am

Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France; pilot stuck on high-voltage electricity line, authorities say.

The Latest: Greek police empty 2 buildings used by migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:01am

The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local):

ICC pretrial hearing starts in Central African Republic case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:55am

Two alleged leaders of a predominantly Christian militia involved in a bitter conflict with Muslim forces in the Central African Republic have appeared at the International Criminal Court for a hearing at which prosecutors will seek to persuade judges that there is sufficient evidence to send the suspects to trial.

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:36am

China's foreign ministry has accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and urged the U.S. to stop interfering in China's internal affairs.

Suspect in German politician's killing linked to 2nd attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:17am

German prosecutors say a far-right extremist arrested over the killing of a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party is also now suspected in the attempted killing of an Iraqi asylum-seeker.

Thieves take 2 million euros in jewels from French chateau

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:10am

French authorities say six unidentified thieves have broken into one of France's most opulent chateaus, tied up its owners and escaped with at least 2 million euros' ($2.2 million) worth of jewels and cash.