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Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain. Read More

 

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Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. More »

 

Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday. More »

 

APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. More »

 

Original sound of Japan emperor's war-end speech released

TOKYO (AP) — The 4 ½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form. More »

 

U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the business of law enforcement at all. More »

 

'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt. More »

 

Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday. More »

 

Triathletes shrug off water warnings, swim in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that water in the area was "unfit" for swimming. More »

 

The latest: Coast Guard suspends search for missing teens

MIAMI (AP) — The latest on the search for the two teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast: More »

 

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