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  • UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July

    5 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the ...

  • House GOP divisions on border bill delay getaway

    5 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders are struggling to round up votes from wary conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border. That's so they can head home for the five-week summer break boasting of ...

  • Europe in push to stop violence against women

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — The Council of Europe is taking new steps to combat violence against women under a newly ratified convention that comes into force Friday. Thirteen European states are committing themselves to better fight violence against women following the ...

  • Ukrainian troops suffer heavy loss in ambush

    6 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say at least 10 government troops have been killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatist rebels in an area near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Defense officials said in a statement ...

  • Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation

    6 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) TEL EL-HAYAT, Lebanon (AP) — The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by ...

  • Uganda court to rule on legality of anti-gay law

    7 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court is expected to rule Friday on a petition by activists who say the East African country's new anti-gay measure was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked quorum. If the panel of judges ...

  • Japan names islets in disputed area, around nation

    8 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it will give names to five uninhabited islands as part of a group in the East China Sea, a move likely to spark anger from other claimants China and Taiwan. They are among the 158 ...

  • Japan provides Vietnam with 6 vessels

    8 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japan says it will provide Vietnam six vessels as part of a grant aid package that will boost Hanoi's maritime security patrol capacity at a time the country is locked in a territorial standoff with China ...

  • AP Top International News At 12:21 a.m. EDT

    9 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site Gas ...

  • Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce

    9 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian officials say 17 Palestinians, including 10 members of one family, were killed in Israeli strikes ahead of a planned three-day cease-fire in the Gaza war. Health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the family members ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

    10 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-03-04-05-07-10-12-13-17-19 (one, three, four, five, seven, ten, twelve, thirteen, seventeen, nineteen)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3' game

    10 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "Pick 3" game were: 0-7-7 (zero, seven, seven) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize of $500. Lesser amounts ...

  • Deal struck to conserve Colorado River basin

    10 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — The Interior Department and four municipal water providers in the West are contributing $11 million to fund projects aimed at conserving water in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    11 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-05-20-26-29 (two, five, twenty, twenty-six, twenty-nine) Estimated jackpot: $177,000 The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

    11 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) MALIN, India (AP) — Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51. Rescuers are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    11 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:10 Solid Gold-2nd:5 California Classic-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: 1:45.03 (1st: 10 Solid Gold, 2nd: 5 California Classic, 3rd: 7 Eureka; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    11 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 3-1-4 (three, one, four) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • CA Lottery

    11 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Thursday: Daily 3 Evening 3-1-4 (three, one, four) Daily 3 Midday 3-6-5 (three, six, five) Daily 4 7-9-1-5 (seven, nine, one, five) Daily Derby 1st:10 Solid Gold-2nd:5 California Classic-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    11 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 7-9-1-5 (seven, nine, one, five) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

    14 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — U.S. officials say an American citizen of Haitian descent was killed by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her Caribbean homeland to visit relatives. The U.S. State Department on Thursday identified the victim as Myriam Saint ...

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