Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Mother of a police officer, who was killed by gunmen, mourns next to her son’s body, carried into an ambulance at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, late Friday, June 23, 2017. Gunmen in the port city attacked police officers at a roadside restaurant and killed four of them...

AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlistees

FILE – In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate...

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, then-incoming FBI Director James Comey talks with outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller before Comey was officially sworn in at the Justice Department in Washington. Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the...

Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Emergency personnel and earthmoving equipment work at the site of a massive landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, June 24, 2017. Dozens of people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass...

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Brown’s rejection issued late Friday night is the fifth time Davis has been recommended for parole by a state panel only to see it blocked...

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis seems far off

FILE- In this May 14, 2010 file photo, a Qatari woman walks in front of the city skyline in Doha, Qatar. An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about stadium roof safety. Acting as a mediator, Kuwait has presented...

Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

This Friday, June 23, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the...

Saudi says suicide bomber killed in foiled Mecca plot

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi security forces said Saturday they disrupted a plot to attack the Grand Mosque at Mecca, home to the holiest site in Islam, just as the fasting month of Ramadan concludes. The Interior Ministry said it launched raids in Jiddah province, as...

Senators ask military to clarify US role in Yemen torture

Prisoners lie in a newly renovated cell in Aden Central Prison, known as Mansoura, in this May 9, 2017 photo in Aden, Yemen. Another, closed section of the prison is part of a network of secret detention facilities run by the United Arab Emirates and its Yemeni allies, into which...