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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The political party of Pakistan's jailed former prime minister asked authorities on Monday to urgently move Nawaz Sharif to a hospital, saying his health was deteriorating rapidly and that he needed to be treated by his own doctors.The request by Pervaiz Rashid, spokesman …
BOCA DEL RÍO, Mexico (AP) — It's almost as if Letty Stegall is there, back home in the United States, beside her daughter to prod her awake for school. When her husband goes to the grocery store, she fusses over the list with him. At the bar she helped run, she still gives regulars a …
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Applications for the post of chief anti-corruption prosecutor — one of the most prestigious but also most scrutinized jobs in Romania — have been slow in coming.As Monday's deadline loomed, however, Romanian media reported that two senior prosecutors …
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" television show has pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching two women in the cast of a musical in Massachusetts in which he starred.Prosecutors say 66-year-old Tom Wopat was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after …
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in Toronto (all times local):7:00 a.m.Ontario's police watchdog says a second person is dead after gunman shot 14 people in Toronto's Greektown neighborhood.A spokeswoman for the province's Special Investigations Unit, Monica Hudon, says …
PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister has insisted that it wasn't for him to inform judicial officials of violence by a presidential security aide against a May Day protester even though he was informed the following day.Answering questions on Monday from lawmakers, Gerard Collomb said …
LONDON (AP) — Leaked documents show that British officials are not requiring U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that two alleged British jihadis will not be executed if put on trial.The Daily Telegraph said Monday it had seen a letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to U.S. Attorney …
NEW YORK (AP) — Police conducting a wellness check have found the body of a New York nurse who was bound and wrapped in a sheet in her bedroom closet.The body of 58-year-old Kyimar Thein (KEE'-mahr theen) was found at around 7 a.m. Saturday in Brooklyn. Police were summoned after she failed …
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say a second victim has died from a mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Papa John's is attempting to ward off its disgraced founder by adopting a poison-pill plan.The company is struggling to distance itself from John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman this month after his use of a racial slur during a media training session was …
BERLIN (AP) — Britain's top diplomat warned Monday that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels because of the hard line taken by EU negotiators.Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told reporters in Berlin after meeting …
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A fire burning a pine forest in a mountainous area west of Athens has prompted nearby residents to flee their homes, as smoke from the blaze turned much of the sky over the Greek capital orange.The fire department said five water-dropping planes and two helicopters were …
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a young woman has been lynched in central India on rumors that she was part of a child-lifting gang, days after the country's highest court called for immediate steps to stem deadly mob violence across the country.Police said Monday that at least 14 people have …
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Activists on Monday criticized a six-month prison sentence given to a 15-year-old Indonesian girl who had an abortion after being repeatedly raped by her brother.The district court in Muara Bulian in Jambi province also sentenced the girl's 18-year-old brother on …
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish officials say the country's wildfires remain a serious situation, with the continuing hot and extremely dry weather making firefighting efforts very hard despite broad international help.Britta Ramberg, operative director of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, …
TORONTO (AP) — A man firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes as he walked along a Toronto street shot 14 people, killing one of them, before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police late Sunday, police said.Police Chief Mark Saunders did not rule out terrorism as a motive in the …
TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea.The mercury hit 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in Kumagaya, a city in Saitama prefecture about 65 kilometers …
JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the ancient stones from Jerusalem's Western Wall has dislodged and crashed into an adjacent prayer area. No one was hurt.Footage shows the block plummeting on Monday and landing on a raised wooded platform used for egalitarian prayer.Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel …
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian officials say that seven people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north.Bello Dambatta, Head of Rescue Operations of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said Monday that seven others were injured. He said …
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hatidza Mehmedovic, who headed the Mothers of Srebrenica association comprising relatives of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, has died. She was 65.The Srebrenica Islamic Community says Mehmedovic died on Sunday. Bosnian media say she was in a …

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