Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 years.
Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mystery
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Under a microscope and expert eyes, the wing fragment that washed up on the beach of this volcanic island could yield clues not just to its path through the Indian Ocean, but also to what happened to the airplane it belonged to.
Coast Guard suspending search at sunset for missing teens
MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week.
Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa
LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
Not guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn't advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.
Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.
Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death
DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling t...
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.
Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.
The Latest: Blue Jays get Lowe; Phils Amaro talks Hamels
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):
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