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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tens of thousands of Argentines jammed streets in the capital and other cities Saturday to show support for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who is facing a tough fight heading into general elections in October in a country beset with economic …
BEIRUT (AP) — People in southern Beirut say a large explosion has shaken a Hezbollah stronghold and triggered a fire.The nature of the blast early Sunday was not immediately clear. Some residents said it may have been caused by an Israeli drone that went down in the area.Israeli warplanes …
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A landslide triggered by a tropical storm stranded 14 people in Taiwan as the weather disturbance headed for China's southeastern coast on Sunday morning.Tropical Storm Bailu brought heavy rain and winds up to 118 kilometers (73 miles) per hour as it crossed the …
BEIRUT (AP) — Explosion shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern part of Lebanon's capital; cause is unclear.
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.The Todd County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Saturday that getting a trade deal with the United State won't be "plain sailing" because of barriers to the United Kingdom's goods in American markets.But opportunities abound.Speaking to reporters as he flew to France for …
ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, …
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A dozen women spread across the grass of Alameda park in the capital Saturday knitting hearts for a memorial to murdered girls as Mexico grapples with endemic violence against females.Hands worked quickly looping canary yellow, blood red and turquoise yarn. The women then …
After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime.But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son after receiving a suicidal text …
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against Iranian military activity in the region.The late-night …
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — An appeals judge in Georgia was found Saturday shot dead behind his Albany home, but officials do not believe it was a homicide.Albany police were dispatched to the residence and found Judge Stephen Goss, 60, in a wooded area dead from a gunshot wound, news outlets …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — At the Walt Disney Company's biannual D23 convention, a faint image of the "Star Wars" character Emperor Palpatine in the background of a new poster can cause as much of a stir as actual appearances from movie stars such as Angelina Jolie and Dwayne Johnson. But …
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Deal or No Deal?One might think the issue would be on the minds of two leaders at the vortex of the question of whether the UK will leave the European Union without a deal in October. But as Britain and the European Union hurtle toward a no-deal Brexit, the …
ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple people have been struck by lightning at the PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
MIAMI (AP) — A newly formed tropical depression has strengthened into the fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday.At 5 p.m. EDT, the storm's …
MIAMI (AP) — National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Dorian becomes fourth tropical storm of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local):11:05 p.m.French authorities have detained 68 people taking part in a tense protest near the G-7 summit.The regional administration says those detained are accused of throwing projectiles, concealing their …
ATLANTA (AP) — Multiple people struck by lightning at golf Tour Championship in East Lake, Georgia.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's former governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, was remembered Saturday for her authenticity, compassion and love as well as for the impact she had on the state and on those she met.Three days of public mourning for Blanco ended with a funeral Mass and burial …

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