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  • Jamaica’s top cop troubled by increase in homicides

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s police commissioner says there has been a “troubling” increase in killings, with 602 homicides so far this year. Carl Williams told reporters Monday there have been significant declines in every…

  • The Latest: Pope Francis meets with Jesuit priest in Ecuador

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis’ trip to South America: ___ 4:30 p.m. Before Monday, it had been 30 years since the Rev. Francisco Cortes last saw Pope Francis,…

  • World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a few moments over the past month, the Women’s World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away. Those moments came on…

  • Union members rally against ‘age discrimination’ in Barbados

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — About 3,000 chanting protesters took to the streets of Barbados’ capital Monday to join a union-led rally against the recent dismissals of about a dozen public workers nearing retirement age. Sanitation…

  • Panel: Possible aerial attack on Hammarskjold plane in 1961

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of new information about the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold puts to rest claims that he was assassinated after surviving the crash but…

  • Iran now pushes for an end to arms embargo in nuclear deal

    VIENNA (AP) — As negotiators braced for yet another possible extension of nuclear talks, Iran demanded on Monday that any deal should include the end to a U.N. arms embargo as well — a condition…

  • Wimbledon Results

    Monday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Purse: $42.1 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Richard Gasquet (21), France, def. Nick Kyrgios (26), Australia, 7-5, 6-1, 6-7 (7),…

  • Nyong’o, Blunt sparkle at Christian Dior couture garden show

    PARIS (AP) — Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong’o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior’s vivid couture show, hosted in a timeless conservatory in Paris. It was the highlight of Monday’s fall-winter…

  • Mali extremist traded for French hostage killed in attack

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian special forces spokesman says an Islamic extremist who was released last year in exchange for the freedom of a French hostage in Mali has been killed. Modibo Nama Traore…

  • Wimbledon Results

    d ,Monday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Purse: $42.1 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Richard Gasquet (21), France, def. Nick Kyrgios (26), Australia, 7-5, 6-1, 6-7…

  • Correction: Palestinians-Rainbow Flag story

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — In a story June 30 about Palestinian protesters whitewashing a gay pride rainbow flag, The Associated Press reported erroneously that homosexual acts are banned by law in the West Bank…

  • Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60

    JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosque who came to hear a cleric known for preaching…

  • Thousands evacuate as wildfires burn in west Canada

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — More than 200 forest fires are burning across western Canada, causing a heavy gray haze to settle over the Pacific coast and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents. Authorities…

  • Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen

    LONDON (AP) — An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm’s spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent…

  • Wimbledon Results

    Monday At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club London Purse: $42.1 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Grass-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Richard Gasquet (21), France, def. Nick Kyrgios (26), Australia, 7-5, 6-1, 6-7 (7),…