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  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.…

  • Malaysia seeks help in finding more debris from Flight 370

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find…

  • French riot police disperse migrants at Channel Tunnel

    COQUELLES, France (AP) — French riot police have sprayed migrants with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightly attempts to reach…

  • Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong…

  • South Sudan gains Olympic status, cleared for Rio

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — South Sudan has received official recognition from the IOC, allowing the world’s newest nation to send a team under its own flag to next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.…

  • Bobby Brown’s sister vows family feud is just beginning

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown. A…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Obama to unveil final power plant emissions limits Monday; mandate steeper cuts than expected NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than…

  • Ledecky flirts with her own world record in 400 free heats

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American teenager Katie Ledecky flirted with her own world record during the 400-meter freestyle heats Sunday as the traditional pool events at the swimming world championships opened. The 18-year-old Ledecky was…

  • Zimbabwe confirms lion named Jericho has not been shot

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe on Sunday dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American hunter…

  • Australia’s House speaker quits over travel expense scrutiny

    SYDNEY (AP) — The speaker of Australia’s House of Representatives resigned Sunday following weeks of accusations that she used taxpayer money to pay for extravagant and unnecessary travel. Bronwyn Bishop has faced fierce criticism since…

  • Saudi citizen killed by incoming fire from neighboring Yemen

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says one of its citizens was killed when a house inside the kingdom was struck by fire from neighboring Yemen. A civil defense spokesman, Ali bin Omair al-Shahrani,…

  • AP Top Olympic News At 5:30 a.m. EDT

    More online, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC Japan to start from scratch on Tokyo Olympic stadium plan Japan leader announces redo for costly Tokyo Olympic stadium Putin’s spokesman, Olympic ice dancing champ to…

  • More online, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A leading advertising executive told the IOC on Sunday that the Olympic body needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content on the Internet…

  • Israeli premier vows ‘zero tolerance’ for Jewish extremists

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his government will have “zero tolerance” for Jewish extremists. At his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Netanyahu said Israel was united against “the criminals among our people”…

  • US, Egypt resume formal security talks with Kerry visit

    CAIRO (AP) — The United States and Egypt on Sunday resumed formal security talks that were suspended six years ago amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.…