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BERLIN (AP) — Migrants continue to arrive in Western Europe by the thousands. Most of them are fleeing war and human rights abuses in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Eritrea. Many of them are heading to Germany and Austria. But Austria says it will now roll back the measures that allowed migrants to cross the border from Hungary over the weekend.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says "We see today what happens when countries lose control of their borders" as thousands of refugees from the war-torn Middle East and African migrants pour into Europe. He says Israel is too small to take them and the country has begun building a fence along part of the country's eastern border with Jordan.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian Interior Ministry official is warning of a terrorist plan to attack sites in the capital. According to the state news agency, TAP, the official says unidentified militants plan to attack "sensitive sites" in Tunis with car bombs and explosive belts. In March and June, gunmen attacked the national museum and a beach resort killing nearly 60 foreign tourists.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are trying to deal with a spike in murders in Charlotte, North Carolina. Five people have been killed and five others have been hurt in shootings this weekend. As a result, police officers are being called back in from days off and vacations. The dead include a 7-year-old boy killed during a birthday party in the front yard of a home on Saturday night.
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — One of three California jail guards arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate is proclaiming his innocence and says he never touched the 31-year-old man. Rafael Rodriguez tells The San Jose Mercury News that the Santa Clara County sheriff's investigation is relying on hearsay from inmates and making things up.
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