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56 min ago American pastor expelled from Russia in LGBT case
Jim Mulcahy was sitting with some Russian friends, munching cookies and talking about Roman mosaics, when the Russian police came and took him away, claiming he was planning to perform a same-sex marriage. Hours later, the American pastor was ordered to leave Russia.
56 min ago 2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead
Two attackers seized hostages Tuesday in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing a priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said.
56 min ago Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway
An Afghan official says a military offensive has been launched against the Islamic State group in the country’s far eastern region.
56 min ago Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people
A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death.
56 min ago The Latest: Japan attack victims included 10 women, 9 men
The Latest on Tuesday’s knife attack at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 dead (all times local):
56 min ago Indonesia readies prison island for drug convict executions
Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island as authorities prepare to execute people convicted of drug crimes for the third time since President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo was elected in 2014.
56 min ago From ‘Dirty Division’ to golden boys: the Iraqi force leading the country’s fight against ISIS
The elite, U.S.-trained Golden Division is proving to be Iraq’s best weapon.
56 min ago Islamic State publishes video of suicide bomber in Germany
The video has prompted authorities to look deeper into links between the bomber and the group.
56 min ago In Japan, suspect in mass-stabbing wanted disabled people ‘euthanized’
The attack, which left 19 dead and 25 injured, has sent shockwaves through Japan.
4 hours ago Indonesia readies prison island for drug convict executions
Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island and closed it to visitors in a sign authorities are preparing to execute people convicted of drug crimes.
4 hours ago Iran denies 3 senior al-Qaida figures based in the country
Iran on Tuesday denied claims by Washington that three senior al-Qaida figures are based in the Persian country, the official IRNA news agency reported.
4 hours ago Hatred behind troubled Japan knife attacker’s rampage
Hatred appears to be what fueled a young Japanese man who went on a stabbing rampage, killing 19 people Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired. Months earlier, he reportedly gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan.
4 hours ago Kerry: Progress with Russia on Syria despite military doubts
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff.
4 hours ago The Latest: Officials seek stronger border control, police
The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):
4 hours ago Solar plane’s arrival highlights UAE’s clean-energy push
The United Arab Emirates might not seem like an obvious spot to begin and end a globe-spanning flight promoting renewable energy.
7 hours ago Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhaka
Police in Bangladesh’s capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country’s police chief said.
7 hours ago Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse
Australia’s prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center, and suggested that there had been an institutional cover-up of the scandal.
7 hours ago Mexico finds water tunnel under Pakal tomb in Palenque
Archaeologists at the Mayan ruin site of Palenque said Monday they have discovered an underground water tunnel built under the Temple of Inscriptions, which houses the tomb of an ancient ruler named Pakal.
7 hours ago The Latest: Japan calls knife attack ‘tragic and shocking’
The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):
7 hours ago US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China
The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes with Beijing in the resource-rich area.
7 hours ago With Turkey in turmoil, EU migrant deal back under fire
Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free travel they were promised, and Greece was overwhelmed with asylum claims that have halted deportations for weeks.
10 hours ago Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits
For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now, the search for the remains of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 likely will become a thing of memory, too.
10 hours ago Mexico finds water tunnel under Pakal tomb in Pal
Archaeologists at the Mayan ruin site of Palenque said Monday they have discovered an underground water tunnel built under the Temple of Inscriptions, which houses the tomb of an ancient ruler named Pakal.
10 hours ago At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knifing near Tokyo
At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.
10 hours ago The Latest: US statement expresses shock at Japan attack
The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):
10 hours ago Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse
Australia’s prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the country’s north.
10 hours ago Police say they killed 9 suspected Islamist militants who tried to storm a building in Bangladesh’s
Police say they killed 9 suspected Islamist militants who tried to storm a building in Bangladesh’s capital .
10 hours ago Scandal grows over lack of security on night of Nice terror attack
France’s interior minister goes on the defensive after claims of a coverup.
10 hours ago 19 people reported dead in knife attack in Japan
The attack took place at a facility for the disabled outside Tokyo.
13 hours ago Canadian woman charged for shooting at Pokemon Go players
Police have charged a Canadian woman they allege shot a pellet gun at a group of people playing Pokemon Go north of Toronto.