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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Taliban gunmen stormed a court building in an eastern Afghan province on Wednesday, killing five civilians and a policeman, the Interior Ministry said. A statement from the ministry said "four terrorists" were involved in the attack in the city of Ghazni, the capital of the eastern Ghazni province. Jawed Salangi, spokesman for the provincial governor, said that a suicide bomber launched the coordinated attack by blowing himself up at the court's...

Updated at 7:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump's heated war with the media reached new heights as he turned the brag-worthy feat of raising $5.6 million for veterans' charities into a sparring match with reporters pressing him on the issue. "The press...

Updated at 7:01 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Israel on Wednesday freed a Jewish extremist detained 10 months ago amid a security crackdown on extremists following an arson attack in which a Palestinian toddler was burned to death. Meir Ettinger was arrested last year,...

Updated at 6:54 AM

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " Stuart Cleary set out in late 2014 to paddle solo from Australia to New Zealand. But in the end, it was his homemade kayak that completed the journey on its own. Just hours into the trip, Cleary's kayak...

Updated at 6:48 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Donald Trump appears to be finding some friends in North Korea. The presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee has been getting good press this week in the North's carefully controlled media, first in an opinion piece...

Updated at 6:41 AM

GENEVA (AP) " It's taken 17 years and cost 12.2 billion Swiss francs (about $12 billion) but Switzerland is finally ready to inaugurate the world's largest railway tunnel. The ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completion of the...

Updated at 6:34 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " Parents leveled harsh criticism at officials over high amounts of lead found in water sources at two Portland schools, while Schools Superintendent Carole Smith promised an independent investigation into how it...

Updated at 6:31 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " Demand for long-term care is expected to increase as the nation ages, but the majority of Americans 40 and older lack confidence in their ability to pay for it. The annual cost of long-term care expenses range from $17,680...

Updated at 6:30 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The San Francisco Police Department says two of its officers helped rescue a stranded baby sea lion they found shivering at a stairwell in the city's Ocean Beach neighborhood. The department said Tuesday the pup tried...

Updated at 6:17 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " A father and son on an Alaska fishing trip died when their boat overturned in Glacier Bay National Park. Four others on the 21-foot aluminum boat were rescued Monday, including one person who suffered severe...

Updated at 6:06 AM

While intruders routinely breach the security fences protecting runways and planes at U.S. airports, the federal Transportation Security Administration is not keeping up with the threat or doing enough to help airports identify their...

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