NATO holding rare emergency meeting at Turkey's request
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general said Tuesday that the alliance "stands in strong solidarity with our ally Turkey," as ambassadors gathered for a rare emergency meeting about the threat faced by a member.
The Latest: Turkish leader appeals for NATO help
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Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Obama to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — President Barack Obama highlighted his administration's efforts to combat hunger worldwide on Tuesday as he prepared to end a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union.
Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A court in Libya's capital sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death in absentia on Tuesday over killings during the country's 2011 uprising.
Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: training to fight IS
BAGHDAD (AP) — A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group.
5 things to consider as Trump dangles 3rd party prospect
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lot of Republicans would like Donald Trump to go away. But not too far.
Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop said, with no red flags raised t the time of sale.
Few clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Rescuers endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians born and bred as boaters who went missing on the high seas.
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