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  • Newly released video shows man believed to be last of tribe

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) SAO PAULO (AP) — No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for 22 years. Video released for this first time this ...

  • The Latest: Baby didn't initially know parents at reunion

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — The Latest on a family reuniting in Honduras after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A baby who came to symbolize the U.S. government's policy of separating immigrant families ...

  • Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms

    3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — A year-old boy who became a poster child for the U.S. policy of separating immigrants and their children was back in the arms of his parents Friday, five months after he was taken from ...

  • Man in concrete mixer truck leads Wyoming police in chase

    3 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming police say a man twice led them in a chase — once in a pickup truck and then in a concrete mixer truck. Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson says the incident began about 11:15 p.m. ...

  • Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen Friday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the Democratic-leaning city. The GOP's national committee selected North Carolina's ...

  • Israeli soldier killed by Palestinian fire near Gaza

    5 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli airstrikes pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza, killing four Palestinians, mostly Hamas operatives, after Palestinian snipers killed an Israeli soldier near the border Friday, officials said. The military said a "terrorist squad" fired at troops, and one ...

  • Israeli military says Palestinian fire kills soldier near Gaza border, first Israeli killed there in months of violence

    6 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says Palestinian fire kills soldier near Gaza border, first Israeli killed there in months of violence.

  • Iraqis take to the streets again to demand better services

    6 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands have once again taken to the streets in the capital and the southern city of Basra demanding better public services and jobs. In Baghdad, the protesters gathered Friday at Tahrir Square and tried to breach the ...

  • Spain's conservatives convene to choose new leader

    6 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Former Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed loyalty to his Popular Party in an emotional farewell Friday as the conservative party seeks to retake power in Spain. The 63-year-old politician lost a parliamentary vote last month to ...

  • Officials: Alamo monument must relocate for $450M plan

    6 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio officials insist a historic monument must be relocated as part of the $450 million plan to redevelop the Alamo. City Councilman Roberto Trevino tells the San Antonio Express-News that the 1930s Cenotaph doesn't fit ...

  • Melting of glacier causes flash floods in Pakistan's north

    7 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say the melting of a glacier has unleashed landslides and floods in the country's northern district of Ghizer, inundating dozens of homes and displacing hundreds of people. Mohammad Khalid, a local police official, said ...

  • Doctors Without Borders closing Haiti hospital for women

    8 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Aid group Doctors Without Borders is closing an obstetrics hospital in the Haitian capital that it opened in the aftermath of the devastating January 2010 earthquake. Chief of mission Michelle Chouinard says the hospital will close ...

  • The Latest: Migrants stranded off Tunisia in 'bad' condition

    8 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The head of Tunisia's Red Crescent aid group has warned the condition of 40 migrants stranded on a boat stuck in the ...

  • Republican Party picks Charlotte, NC to host 2020 presidential nominating convention

    9 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Party picks Charlotte, NC to host 2020 presidential nominating convention .

  • EU nations help Sweden as wildfires rage above Arctic Circle

    9 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades — including blazes above the Arctic Circle — prompting the government to seek help from the military, hundreds of volunteers and other European nations. As of Friday, over ...

  • German police: 9 injured in bus attack, suspect arrested

    9 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — A man apparently armed with a knife attacked passengers on a busy bus Friday in the northern German city of Luebeck before being overpowered and arrested, authorities said. Nine people were reported injured, one seriously. Authorities had ...

  • Greece: Search continues for Turkish woman, 3 sons on border

    11 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police boats were searching along the Evros River on the Greek-Turkish border for a second day Friday for a Turkish woman and her three young children missing since the boat they were using to cross ...

  • Egypt, Sudan seek to bolster ties after years-long tension

    12 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend their frayed ties following repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia, and the revival of a longstanding dispute ...

  • Rebels start boarding buses to depart southwest Syria

    12 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media says rebels in the country's southwest Quneitra province have started boarding buses to be transported to northwest Syria, after giving up their fight against government forces along the frontier with Israel. The evacuation, once ...

  • Germany's Merkel faces questions over migration, ties to US

    17 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to face questions at her annual summer news conference over the government's handling of the thorny issue of migration and Berlin's fraught relationship with the United States under President Donald Trump. Friday's ...

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