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  • 3 dead in Nashville Waffle House shooting; suspect sought

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Nashville say three people are dead and four are injured after a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says the gunman was a white man with short ...

  • Afghan officials say toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 48 killed, 112 wounded

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 48 killed, 112 wounded.

  • Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Pakistan

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority. Police chief Abdur Razzaq Cheema said both men were ...

  • Armenia protest leader arrested after failed talks with PM

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The leader of major political protests that have gripped the Armenian capital for more than a week has been arrested, and the streets of Yerevan are echoing with the blare of car horns in a new ...

  • Nashville police say they are searching for suspect in Waffle House shooting that left 3 dead, 4 injured

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville police say they are searching for suspect in Waffle House shooting that left 3 dead, 4 injured.

  • High-rise in Dubai catches fire

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A fire has broken out at a high-rise building in Dubai. An Associated Press journalist saw smoke rising on Sunday afternoon from the tip of the Almas Tower in Dubai's Jumeirah Lake Towers neighborhood. ...

  • Turkey elections: 15 opposition lawmakers switch parties

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before upcoming snap elections. Officials from the pro-secular Republican People's Party, or CHP, told parliament Sunday ...

  • Libyan airstrikes target 'terrorist sites' east of Misrata

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — The self-styled Libyan National Army says it has carried out airstrikes against "terrorist sites" near the city of Misrata, which is controlled by a rival militia. Spokesman Ahmed al-Mesmari said three airstrikes on Saturday destroyed dozens ...

  • Macron to give Trump seedling from World War I battle site

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling. The young oak also has historical significance — it sprouted at a ...

  • Cheruiyot wins 1st London Marathon in hot conditions

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Olympic 5,000-meter champion Vivian Cheruiyot won the London Marathon at her second attempt in hot conditions on Sunday. Cheruiyot completed the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) course in front of Buckingham Palace in 2 hours, 18 minutes, 30 seconds. Fellow ...

  • The Latest: Pope calls for peace amid Nicaragua protests

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Nicaragua (all times local): 4:40 a.m. Pope Francis has expressed deep worry over deadly violence in Nicaragua fueled by protests and he's pressing for a peaceful solution. Human rights advocates say ...

  • Goerges beats Pliskova; Czechs still lead 2-1 in Fed Cup

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Julia Goerges defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-2 to keep Germany's Fed Cup hopes alive against the Czech Republic by pulling the score back to 2-1 in their semifinal on Sunday. Goerges sealed the win in under ...

  • Malaysia: Security increased after Palestinian gunned down

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say an investigation is underway into the gunning down of a Palestinian man and that security is being beefed up in the country following recent high-profile assassinations. Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said ...

  • Fed Cup: Japan wins decisive doubles to beat Britain 3-2

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) MIKI, Japan (AP) — Miyu Kato and Makoto Ninomiya beat Johanna Konta and Heather Watson 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in doubles on Sunday to give Japan a 3-2 win over Britain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff. Konta beat Naomi ...

  • Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

    2 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians in Rome struggle to form a national government. Residents of Molise, a southern region that is one of Italy's ...

  • Police say 14 Maoist rebels killed in raid in western India

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police say government forces have killed at least 14 Maoist rebels during a raid on their hideout in a forested area in western India. Police officer Prashant Diwate says fighting began on Sunday after police ...

  • UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children. In a strongly-worded letter to Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Twitter and others, Jeremy Hunt said ...

  • Tourists at French abbey evacuated after threat

    3 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French authorities are evacuating tourists and others from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and monument in western France after a visitor apparently threatened to attack security services. The national gendarme service said the man made the threat Sunday on ...

  • Germany's center-left Social Democrats to elect new leader

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives. Andrea Nahles, the combative leader ...

  • Pope ordains 16 priests, tells them always 'be merciful'

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is reminding priests to always be merciful, as he ordained 16 men in a ceremony in St. Peter's Basilica. In remarks Sunday to the new priests from several nations, Francis said: "Please, don't tire ...

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