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German police review handling of far-right protests

BERLIN (AP) — Police in the German city of Dortmund say they will examine whether they were tough enough in handling a pair of far-right demonstrations during which they say an anti-Semitic …

The Latest: Dem says questions on Kavanaugh drinking likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local):10:20 a.m.A Democrat …

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is back in the U.S. after being arrested in Taiwan.The U.S. Marshals Service …

The Latest: Polls close in Maldives presidential election

MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Latest on the Maldives' presidential election (all times local):7:25 p.m.Election officials in the Maldives say voting has ended in the South Asian island nation's …

India mob attacks police after Maoist rebels kill lawmaker

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Supporters of a lawmaker slain by Maoist insurgents in southern India on Sunday attacked two police stations in anger over the killing, setting fire to one and …

Egypt court sentences 65 people over 2013 violence

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president.The Sunday …

Militant group rejects demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

BEIRUT (AP) — An al-Qaida-linked group has rejected a deal reached this month between Russia and Turkey to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region vowing not to withdraw from …

Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Sunday accused an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and …

Macedonia's president says he won't vote in referendum

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president says he won't vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country's name to "North Macedonia."Macedonians will vote next …

Stop Brexit? UK's Labour party mulls backing new referendum

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Britain's Labour Party may hold the fate of Brexit in its hands — if only it can decide what to do.With the U.K. and the European Union at an impasse in …

Major flooding lingering more than a week after Florence

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall.Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that nine of the state's river …

Iran sees threats from abroad after parade attack kills 25

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer …

The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran (all times local):4:25 p.m.Iran's state TV has reported that a 4-year-old boy who was wounded …

Stolen smokes: Florida man gets 20 years for cigarette theft

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.A jury in Pensacola convicted 48-year-old Robert …

Maldives voters flock to polls despite political turmoil

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A raid on the opposition's main campaign office and the specter of U.S. sanctions on government officials were not deterring thousands of people from heading to the …

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President …

Gunmen kill 4 pro-government militiamen in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says gunmen have attacked the base camp of a pro-government militia, killing four of its members.Assistant Administrator Ali Mohammad says the …

Swiss reject bids to improve food quality, protect farmers

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday roundly rejected two proposals aimed at protecting Swiss farmers and ensuring that food from both domestic and foreign producers is healthier, more …

AP Explains: Why elections hold key for Maldives' future

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Maldives is holding its third multiparty presidential election on Sunday. The Indian Ocean nation of 400,000 has been rife with political turmoil since democracy was …

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to 224.Tanzania Broadcasting …