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  • Dead suspects in father’s death called reclusive, paranoid

    CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio police chief says two adult brothers suspected of killing their father and then fatally shooting themselves during a SWAT standoff were reclusive and paranoid, had no jobs and lived in a home their father had bought for them. Kevin Nietert, police chief in the Cleveland suburb of South Euclid, says […]
  • Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors weigh Paul Manafort’s fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation’s capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence. The trial now underway in Alexandria, Virginia, is […]
  • Turkey’s president says country will defy economic threats

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president said Saturday his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic coup” amid heightened tensions with the United States. Recep Tayyip Erdogan told thousands of supporters in Ankara that the country was being “threatened by the economy, sanctions, foreign currency, interest rates and inflation.” “We tell them that we see […]
  • Putin attends Austria wedding, to meet Merkel for gas talks

    BERLIN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country’s foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Austrian authorities have imposed tight security measures around the site of the ceremony near the southern town of Graz of Foreign Minister Karin […]
  • Toll rises to 42 in Italy bridge collapse ahead of funerals

    GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy’s president spoke quiet words of comfort to families of many of the dead in the Genoa bridge collapse at state funeral held on the city’s fair grounds. The unofficial death toll in Tuesday’s collapse rose to 42 earlier Saturday after rescuers found four bodies. Families of 19 of the dead […]
  • Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age 80

    GENEVA (AP) — Kofi Annan, one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in Switzerland’s capital, Bern, on Saturday in a tweet , saying he died […]
  • The Latest: Imam blesses coffins of 2 Italian bridge victims

    GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 1:25 p.m. An imam has blessed the coffins of two Muslim faithful at the end of a Catholic Mass for those killed in the Italian bridge tragedy. Families of the two Albanian victims decided to have their loved ones’ coffins join […]
  • Taliban say no peace with ‘occupation,’ want US talks

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign “occupation” continues, reiterating the group’s position that the 17-year war can only be brought to an end through direct talks with the United States. In a message released in honor of the […]
  • Pakistan’s Imran Khan sworn in as prime minister

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan was sworn in as prime minister on Saturday despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf in last month’s elections. Khan’ s Tehreek-e-Insaf party won the most seats in the July 25 national elections but fell short of an outright […]
  • Manafort judge says he fears for jurors’ safety

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The judge in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial saiys he has received threats and he fears for the “peace and safety” of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III revealed his concerns Friday when explaining why he doesn’t intend to make […]