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The Latest: Taliban attack checkpoint, kill 5 Afghan troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:43am

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Israeli army says it demolished Palestinian attacker's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:34am

The Israeli military says it has demolished the home of a Palestinian involved in the killing of a West Bank settler.

Police say 6 more Maoist rebels killed in western India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:27am

Government troops in western India have killed at least six Maoist rebels in a gunbattle, raising the total death toll of rebels killed over the last three days to 22.

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:49pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

The Latest: Toronto van rampage suspect due in court Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:23pm

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Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:28pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

China says terrorism tops meeting of Central Asian states

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:24pm

China's defense minister said Tuesday that fighting the threat of terrorism is a top concern to be discussed by a Beijing-led group of Central Asian states this week.

Police arrest suspect in China arson attack that killed 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:05pm

Police in a southern Chinese city have caught a man suspected of setting a fire at a three-story building Tuesday that killed 18 people and injured five others.

Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrested

Maria Verza and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:48pm

Mexican authorities arrested a suspect in the killing of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez on Monday night, Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete Prida said.

Mag 5.6 quake hits off Nicaragua's coast; no damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:44pm

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua on Monday night, and was felt strongly across Nicaragua and El Salvador, though there were no reports of damage or injuries in either country.

Ahead of summits, US tones down its war games with S. Korea

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:13pm

Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft.

Van plows into Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 and injuring 15

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:43pm

A 25-year-old in a rented van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk crowded with lunchtime strollers Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what appeared to witnesses and the city's police chief as a deliberate attack. The driver was quickly arrested in a tense but brief confrontation with officers a few blocks away.

North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:59pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador and visited a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.

Mexico officials: 3 missing film students believed slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:45pm

Authorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco say they believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid.

Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:37pm

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):

The Latest: Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured by van

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

The latest on the van striking pedestrians in Toronto (all times local):

Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:23pm

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:50pm

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson.