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Hezbollah says Israeli drones crashed without being shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 1:04am

Hezbollah said Sunday that two Israeli drones crashed in Beirut overnight without the militant group firing on them.

Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:51am

Hezbollah says it did not shoot either of the 2 Israeli drones over Beirut; one fell on building housing media office.

AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis

Don Whitehead, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:46am

This story was first published after Allied troops entered Paris on Aug. 25, 1944 to liberate the French capital from Nazi occupation. The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos . It was the first witness account published in the U.S. press, and was passed through field censors.

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 12:34am

Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:40pm

President Donald Trump says he has confidence in new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to carry out Brexit talks with the European Union. Speaking to reporters during their first meeting since Johnson's elevation to the post, Trump says of Johnson and the talks, "He needs no advice.

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar

Tofayel Ahmad and Julhas Alam, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:22pm

Thousands of Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by rallying, crying and praying as they demanded Myanmar grant them their citizenship and other rights before they agree to return.

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47pm

Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

N. Korea tests new 'super-large' multiple rocket launcher

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:36pm

North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of its expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the U.S.

A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:50pm

A Hezbollah official says an Israeli drone went down over Beirut, another crashed and exploded amid regional tensions.

Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:27pm

A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went down over the Lebanese capital of Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israel and Iran.

Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:15pm

Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear.

Mexican women knit hearts at memorial for murdered females

Amy Guthrie, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 4:52pm

A dozen women spread across the grass of Alameda park in the capital Saturday knitting hearts for a memorial to murdered girls as Mexico grapples with endemic violence against females.

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:43pm

The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region.

German wanted for drug trade arrested in North Macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:54am

Police in North Macedonia say they have arrested a German national wanted by Interpol for allegedly procuring 700 kilograms of cocaine from an unnamed South American country and organizing its shipment to Hamburg, Germany.

Will the real Mr. No-Deal step forward please?

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:36am

Deal or No Deal?

Syrian troops surround Turkish post in country's northwest

Albert Aji, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:24am

A heavily fortified Turkish observation post in the northwestern village of Morek stood surrounded on all sides by Syrian troops Saturday, a testament to the rapid advance of President Bashar Assad's forces in Syria's northwest over the past three weeks as rebel defenses collapsed.

Police fire water cannon at hundreds of anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads near G-7 summit in France

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:13am

Police fire water cannon at hundreds of anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads near G-7 summit in France.

Tunisia: Media mogul's arrest rocks presidential race

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:58am

The arrest of a Tunisian media magnate who's a leading presidential candidate is rattling this country's young democracy and throwing the campaign into uncertainty.

Minister says Turkey, US have begun work on Syria safe zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:34am

Turkey's defense minister said Saturday that military officials from Turkey and the United States have begun work to create a "safe zone" along its border in northeastern Syria.