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  • The Latest: 30 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the sinking of a tourist boat in Medellin, Colombia (all times local): 5:10 p.m. The head of Colombia's police says that three people have died and 30 are missing after a tourist boat ...

  • Colombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accident

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian police chief says 30 people missing following boating accident.

  • Recreational boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

    1 hour, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia say a rescue operation is underway after a recreational boat with about 150 people on board sank near Medellin. The air force said on Twitter that it was sending a helicopter to the ...

  • Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia Air Force says rescue underway for recreational boat that sunk with about 150 people on board.

  • Cooler weather may help firefighters battling Utah wildfire

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly 1,000 firefighters in southern Utah are banking on cooler weather conditions Sunday as they continue to tackle the country's largest wildfire. The fire near the resort town of Brian Head has now grown to ...

  • Police commander, 10 others killed in Mexican state

    4 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The policemen were among 11 people slain in the state on Saturday, including ...

  • Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

    5 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website. The Sunday report quotes Rouhani as telling Sheikh Tamim ...

  • Italy makes available 5.2 billion euros in resources to keep 2 banks operative after ECB ruled them 'failing'

    6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italy makes available 5.2 billion euros in resources to keep 2 banks operative after ECB ruled them 'failing'

  • On the move: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

    7 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation is standing in the way of progress. The tree was sent to Idaho more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir and was planted in a ...

  • Israel: Errant fire from Syria lands in Golan for 2nd day

    9 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says several projectiles fired from Syria have landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second consecutive day. The military says the projectiles landed in an open area and there were no injuries. It ...

  • Cambodian local election results offer hope to opposition

    9 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Final results of Cambodia's local elections this month confirm the dominance of Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party, but a strong showing by the opposition saw its prospects boosted for next year's general election. The ...

  • Merkel challenger vows fight for "more justice" in Germany

    10 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Martin Schulz, the center-left challenger running against Chancellor Angela Merkel, has vowed to get his Social Democratic party into power at Germany's national election in September. Schulz, speaking at a party congress Sunday in Dortmund, focused on ...

  • Rebels kill 1 Indian soldier, wound 3 in Kashmir

    10 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian security forces have put an outskirt of Srinagar, the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, under security lockdown as they battle rebels who have taken shelter in a school building after killing one paramilitary officer and ...

  • China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan

    10 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — China's foreign minister says Beijing will hold a dialogue with Afghanistan and Pakistan to help improve relations between the two South Asian neighbors. Wang Yi said during a visit to Pakistan on Sunday that foreign ministers from ...

  • Italy holds mayoral runoffs after populists are eliminated

    10 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italian towns are holding mayoral runoffs after the first round of voting eliminated populist candidates in all the big cities up for grabs. Sunday's voting in 111 mainly small cities and towns closes at 11 p.m. (2100 ...

  • Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed

    10 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says the two-stage missiles it fired at Islamic State targets in Syria broke apart over the Iraqi desert as planned, mocking reports that some of the projectiles fell short. State TV quoted Revolutionary Guard Gen. ...

  • Tropical Storm Dora forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

    10 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dora has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico, and forecasters say it's likely to bring heavy rains without making a direct hit on land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dora is centered ...

  • Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 5

    10 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say four Indian tourists and a local resident died when a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters (100 feet) after derailing from a pulley in the tourist resort ...

  • Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation

    10 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) HELSINKI (AP) — Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged. Joggers discovered Saturday that the Trollpikken rock formation had cracked and noted drilling holes in ...

  • Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

    11 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights say they will march for Pride in Istanbul, despite a ban by the governor's office. Organizers of the 2017 Istanbul LGBTI Pride said Sunday the gathering would begin ...

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