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Pakistan candidate kills himself after sons oppose him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:38am

Police in Pakistan say an independent candidate for parliament has shot himself to death after his sons disagreed with his politics.

Margaret Thatcher's spouse not happy about McCartney invite

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:19am

Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street.

Survivor, 2 bodies from migrant boat wreck arrive in Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:17am

A survivor of a capsized migrant boat brought to the Spanish island of Mallorca along with two bodies from the wreck has been transferred to a hospital for trauma treatment, Spanish authorities said Saturday.

The Latest: Baby didn't initially know parents at reunion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:44am

The Latest on a family reuniting in Honduras after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):

10 Iranian troops killed in attack near border with Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:28am

An Iranian news agency is reporting 10 border guards have been killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen near the Iraqi border.

Macau takes in 533 dogs after Asia's only race track shuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:39am

Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track.

CPJ raises questions over situation for media in Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 1:11am

An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has raised questions about conditions that media face in Pakistan ahead of parliamentary elections.

Hamas accepts cease-fire after massive Israeli Gaza strikes

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:51am

Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war.

Eritrean diaspora watches Ethiopia thaw with hope, mistrust

Caron Creighton, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:31am

The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities for the neighboring countries' residents: new economic and diplomatic ties, telephone and transport links and the end to one of Africa's most bitter feuds.

'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:59pm

For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in U.S. government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words.

Mexico president-elect defends earthquake fund

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:05pm

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that a fund set up by his party to support those affected by last September's earthquake was above board and all transfers documented.

Peruvian villagers demand justice, set court files on fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:43pm

Hundreds of villagers in Peru's remote Sihuas province broke into offices of the local prosecutor and court Friday, destroying thousands of criminal case files to protest corruption in the judicial system, authorities said.

Colombian rebels-turned-politicians sworn into Congress

Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:21pm

With the swipe of a taupe shade of eyeshadow and the swearing of an oath, Sandra Ramirez's transformation from rebel guerrilla to senator was complete.

US presses China and Russia to enforce sanctions on NKorea

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 5:27pm

The United States on Friday welcomed the U.N. Security Council's united support for the fully verified denuclearization of North Korea and pressed China and Russia to strictly enforce U.N. sanctions to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.

Doctors Without Borders closing 2 hospitals in Haiti capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:45pm

Doctors Without Borders is closing two hospitals in Haiti's capital opened by the aid group in the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake that devastated much of the city, an official with the organization said Friday.

Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:33pm

Israeli airstrikes pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza, killing four Palestinians, mostly Hamas operatives, after Palestinian snipers killed an Israeli soldier near the border Friday, officials said.

Ecuador's ex-president seeks protection from arrest order

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:21pm

Ex-President Rafael Correa asked for international protection Friday after an Ecuadorean judge ordered that he be jailed for missing a court date, even though the former leader is living in Europe.

Baby whose US court appearance drew outrage over Trump's border separations is reunited with parents in Honduras

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:19pm

Baby whose US court appearance drew outrage over Trump's border separations is reunited with parents in Honduras.

The Latest: Macedonian police find 44 migrants inside truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 1:49pm

The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local):