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Germany: 1 dead after knife attack at Hamburg supermarket

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 9:00am

German police say one person has died after a man with a knife attacked several people at a supermarket in Hamburg.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:56am

President Donald Trump says that if the Senate wants to pass legislation, it "must immediately go to a 51 vote majority." His morning tweet was puzzling, considering it came hours after the Republican majority failed to even reach 51 votes to overhaul the nation's health care laws.

Italy OKs naval support to help Libya fight trafficking

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:51am

Italy on Friday approved sending Italian naval ships to help the Libyan coast guard combat migrant trafficking following a request by the North African nation.

Suspected Afghan Taliban member indicted in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:38am

German prosecutors said Friday that they have filed terrorism and murder charges against a suspected member of Afghanistan's Taliban whom they accuse of participating in an attack in which an American soldier was killed.

9 bodies found piled in Mexican border city Nuevo Laredo

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:38am

Nine bodies were found in a bloody pile in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, across from Laredo, Texas, Mexican authorities reported.

Slovak far-right leader charged with using neo-Nazi symbols

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:38am

Police say that the leader of a far-right party with seats in the Slovak parliament has been charged with the use of neo-Nazi symbols.

Philippines: Only 60 militants fighting in Marawi siege

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:31am

The Philippine military said Friday only about 60 pro-Islamic State group militants are still fighting in a two-month siege of southern Marawi city that has left 630 people dead and swaths of the Islamic region in ruins.

Romania blocks Russian deputy PM from entering EU airspace

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:31am

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin had to scrap a trip to Moldova on Friday after his plane was barred from entering Romanian and Hungarian airspace.

IS claims deadly attack in Syria against US-backed force

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:11am

Islamic State militants have carried out a deadly attack on U.S.-backed forces in Syria, killing and wounding many fighters and civilians, Syrian monitors and an IS-linked media outlet said Friday.

In Zimbabwe, Mugabe's wife positions as possible successor

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:05am

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife once said the 93-year-old leader should run "as a corpse" in the 2018 elections if he dies before the vote. Now politically ambitious Grace Mugabe is positioning herself as a possible successor, saying one of the ruling party's two vice presidents should be a woman.

The Latest: In Jordan, protesters chant 'Death to Israel'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:44am

The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local):

'Big hunt' for Russian hackers, but no obvious election link

Howard Amos, Raphael Satter and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:09am

Pyotr Levashov appeared to be just another comfortable member of Russia's rising middle-class — an IT entrepreneur with a taste for upmarket restaurants, Thai massages and foreign travel.

Spain moves to block Catalan bid to fast-track independence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:09am

Spain says it has appealed to the Constitutional Court to block a measure passed by the regional parliament of Catalonia that would allow it to fast-track a declaration of independence if its voters choose to secede from Spain in a planned Oct. 1 referendum.

2 boys in custody suspected of arson over French wildfires

Thomas Adamson and Nadine Achoui-Lesage, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:51am

Two adolescent boys will go before a judge Friday on suspicion of deliberately starting one of the wildfires that devastated parts of southeastern France and Corsica this week, an official said.

Nepal woodcarvers inspired to restore quake-toppled temples

Niranjan Shrestha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:19am

In the rubble of Nepal's 2015 earthquake, a team of dedicated woodworkers is finding inspiration to recreate what was lost.

British driver totals Ferrari an hour after purchase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:19am

A British driver has survived a major crash in his Ferrari, an hour after he bought it. Local police called it a "miracle escape," but the car was not so lucky.

Italy approves hotly contested vaccine program

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:40am

Italy's parliament has given final approval to a new program making a slate of childhood vaccinations mandatory for school children up to age 16.

China gives villager death sentence over massacre of 19

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:30am

A court in southwest China said Friday it has sentenced to death a man who killed 19 people, including his parents and several other relatives, in a bloody rampage with a pickaxe.

Authorities seize 3 tons of pangolin scales in Ivory Coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 5:03am

Authorities in Ivory Coast say they have seized some three tons of scales from pangolins, the world's most heavily trafficked mammal.