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Iran hangs Sufi over killing of 3 policemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:13am

Iran has executed a member of a Sufi order who rammed a bus into police as they tried to disperse a rally, killing three of them.

Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies

Bassem Mroue and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:52am

Syrian state media reported Monday that an airstrike against pro-government forces in the far east of the country caused casualties, while Iraqi officials said 20 Shiite paramilitaries were killed just across the border.

1 dead, 3 injured in van crash at end of Dutch pop festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:44am

A van has run into a small group of pop fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three, before fleeing the scene.

2 Koreas discuss how to cooperate in Asian Games

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:22am

Sports officials from the rival Koreas met at a border village on Monday to discuss how to cooperate in the Asian Games being held in Indonesia in August.

The Latest: More than 210 injured in Osaka-area earthquake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:14am

The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local):

Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:14am

Dozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war.

Israel strikes Hamas targets in bid to deter burning kites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:56pm

The Israeli military says it struck nine Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in a bid to deter Palestinians from launching incendiary kites and balloons into Israel.

Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:10pm

A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife, said a fellow politician and a Cambodian news agency.

US-led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:12pm

Syrian state TV is reporting that the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the country's east, leaving several troops dead and wounded.

Puerto Rico struggles with jump in asthma cases post-Maria

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:06pm

Shortly after he turned 2, Yadriel Hernandez started struggling to breathe. His doctor prescribed an inhaler and an allergy pill for asthma, and his symptoms were mostly under control.

Carlotta weakens to tropical depression off Mexico's coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:01pm

Former hurricane and tropical storm Carlotta weakened into a tropical depression expected to stay just off Mexico's Pacific coast Monday, though its heavy rains continued to pose a threat of flash flooding and mudslides on shore, particularly in mountainous areas.

Mag 5.6 quake hits deep below Guatemala; no damage reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:46pm

A strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake has shaken Guatemala, though there are no early reports of damage or injuries.

3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

Ken Moritsugu and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:38pm

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Japanese disaster authorities say two people were found without vital signs and 41 others were injured by an earthquake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:08pm

Japanese disaster authorities say two people were found without vital signs and 41 others were injured by an earthquake.

The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:34pm

The latest on Colombia's presidential election (all times local):

Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:56pm

Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, was elected Colombia's next leader Sunday after promising to roll back a fragile peace accord that has divided the South American nation.

Carlotta now a depression, likely to stay off Mexico coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:46pm

Tropical Storm Carlotta weakened to a depression Sunday as it soaked Mexico's Pacific coast in the region around the popular tourist resort of Zihuatanejo.

Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:00pm

Youthful designers injected energy into the third day Sunday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer.

Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:30pm

Guatemalan authorities have ended the search for people buried by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire two weeks ago.