PM: Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Tal Afar from IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group began Sunday morning, Iraq's prime minister said....
Police hunt for suspected Barcelona van driver
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spanish police put up scores of roadblocks across the northeast as the manhunt continued Sunday for the suspected driver of the van that plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona....
The Latest: Police find 3 vans linked to attacks in Spain
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils (all times local):...
Syria's Assad reject security cooperation with the West
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad has blasted the West, rejecting any security cooperation or reopening of embassies in Damascus before those countries cut relations with opposition groups....
From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world
PARIS (AP) -- An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter....
French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau
Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
BERLIN (AP) -- The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish turn of events that brought him here....
Report: German writer wanted by Turkey released in Spain
BERLIN (AP) -- German news agency dpa reports that a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant has been released from jail....
Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes....
The Latest: Zimbabwe first couple don't attend state funeral
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Grace Mugabe returning to Zimbabwe (all times local):...
White House and Republican officials are floating the possibility of appointing Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) as Energy Secretary. Manchin was reportedly considered for the job after the November election, but the President eventually nominated former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to the post. If Manchin were to take over at the Energy Department, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, a former Democrat who earlier this month switched to the GOP, would most likely appoint a Republican to replace Manchin in the Senate further expanding their majority in the chamber.
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