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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents.The government's push came after it had secured control of …
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The sponsors of the Russian "troll factory" that meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign have launched a new American website ahead of the U.S. midterm election in November. A Russian oligarch has links to Maryland's election services. Russian bots and …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A seventh animal has died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.NOLA.com reports the fifth alpaca died overnight Sunday after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox early Saturday. The jaguar was captured and returned …
HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.Trump and his top aides …
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state news agency is reporting that Israeli missiles have hit a Syrian military base in the country's north, inflicting material damage.The SANA said the strikes late Sunday hit north of an air base in Aleppo province. The strikes come only days after Israel said it has …
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a bystander and police officer in Massachusetts following a vehicle crash and foot chase. (all times local):3:50 p.m.The governor of Massachusetts says he's saddened to learn of the deaths of a local police officer and a bystander …
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase.Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. …
ISTANBUL (AP) — With prayers and other events, Turkey on Sunday commemorated the second anniversary of thwarting a coup against the Turkish president and the government that left nearly 290 people dead and hundreds wounded.President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey has "cut off the arms of …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from …
JERUSALEM (AP) — New details have been leaked of how the Israeli spy agency Mossad smuggled out Iranian nuclear documents earlier this year, but the material does not appear to provide evidence that Iran failed to abide by its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers.The information reported …
MOSCOW (AP) — Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched.Stewards …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police shot and killed a man Sunday suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City police officers, authorities said.The suspect died Sunday afternoon after barricading himself in a house in the southeast part of the city. He emerged from the home and was killed …
MARSHALL, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been captured, but a second inmate accused of killing a woman is still on the loose.The Searcy County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that 36-year-old Jason Brannon and 30-year-old Matthew Armstrong escaped …
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said.One of the people killed was in a car that struck a pickup truck from behind around …
CHICAGO (AP) — Footage from body-worn cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a black man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun, authorities said Sunday.Police described the video and said they would release footage of …
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local):11 p.m.In a World Cup final stadium packed with presidents, none had more fun than Emmanuel Macron.The French president joined the victorious Les Bleus in their Luzhniki Stadium locker room, gave a speech, had fun with …
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesn't seem to be having an impact on tourism. Not yet, anyway.In Old Orchard Beach, popular with Quebecers, innkeepers report that Canadian tourism remains strong …
MOSCOW (AP) — In a stadium packed with presidents watching the World Cup final, no one had as much fun as Emmanuel Macron.The French head of state joined his country's victorious players in the locker room after they beat Croatia 4-2. He jostled with midfielder Paul Pogba while being filmed …
CINCINNATI (AP) — Workers in a metropolitan sewer district in Ohio have amassed an impressive collection of toys, eyeglasses and other objects that made their way through the sewer system.The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati takes in water from storm drains and sanitary …
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer (all times local):3:05 p.m.An autopsy shows a black man killed by a Chicago police officer died of multiple gunshot wounds.Medical examiners on Sunday released the cause of death for 37-year-old Harith Augustus, whose …

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