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  • 113 dead turtles wash ashore on Mexican Pacific coast

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican environmental authorities are investigating the deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles whose carcasses have turned up at a wildlife sanctuary on the Pacific coast of Chiapas state. The environmental protection agency on Saturday said 102 olive ridley, six hawksbill and five Galapagos green bill turtles were found dead […]
  • Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

    LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday The Metropolitan Police force said 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — trying to kill police officers, and trying to kill members of the public. Three people were […]
  • Military intervention in Rio to end in December

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s public security minister says the military will no longer be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state as of December. Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann said in an interview with the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper Saturday that he proposed extending the military intervention for another year, […]
  • Pakistan says Indian fire kills villager in Kashmir

    MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry and officials say Indian troops have killed a Pakistani villager and wounded two others in “unprovoked firing” in the Himalayan region of Kashmir. In a statement, the ministry said it summoned an Indian diplomat Saturday to lodge a protest with New Delhi over the incident. Pakistan and India […]
  • Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

    BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear. Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove some left-wing demonstrators who had staged sit-down protests along the route of Saturday’s march. He added […]
  • 1 dead, 6 injured after building collapse in Nigeria capital

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — An emergency response chief says one person is dead and six are injured after Friday’s collapse of a four-story building in Nigeria’s capital. Mustapha Maihaja with the National Emergency Management Agency says one of the injured is in critical condition after the shopping complex that was under construction collapsed in Abuja. […]
  • Global reactions to death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

    GENEVA (AP) — Reactions to the death of Kofi Annan, the first black African to become U.N. secretary-general and a Nobel Peace Prize winner who died early Saturday at age 80 after a short illness: ___ “In a world now filled with leaders who are anything but that, our loss, the world’s loss, becomes even […]
  • German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman’s claim about IS man

    BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee’s claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him. The case of 19-year-old Ashwaq Haji Hami made headlines this week after she was quoted telling the Iraqi-Kurdish news […]
  • Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

    ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Streets were hushed as the West African nation of Ghana on Saturday mourned Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world’s top diplomatic post. President Nana Akufo-Addo ordered flags to fly at half-staff for a week while trying to reassure the country’s […]
  • UK military academy probes waterboarding claim

    LONDON (AP) — Authorities at Britain’s Sandhurst military academy say they are investigating allegations that two cadets waterboarded another at the officer-training school. The Sun newspaper reported Saturday that two officer cadets pinned down another, covered his face with a cloth and poured water over it. The practice is considered torture by the British government. […]