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Updated at 8:13 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages. The bill passed late Saturday imposes a fine of up to 25 million Iraqi dinars, or $21,000, for anyone violating the ban. Islam forbids the consumption of alcohol, but it has always been available in Iraq's larger cities, mainly from shops run by Christians. Those shops are currently closed because of the Shiite holy month of Muharram. Iraq's parliament is...

Updated at 8:11 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Two apparent explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya back-to-back Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others. The reported blasts occurred before noon at a public park and a nearby parking lot, according to...

Updated at 8:06 AM

MADRID (AP) " Spain's Socialist party is meeting to decide whether to help end the country's nearly 10-month political impasse and deliver another term to acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Two inconclusive elections since last December...

Updated at 7:52 AM

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) " Lithuanians are voting in an election that could see a change of government after four years of power by a ruling coalition led by the Social Democrats. A conservative group won a first round of voting two weeks...

Updated at 7:40 AM

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi and Kurdish forces have launched a new offensive on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group. The Kurdish forces, known as...

Updated at 4:19 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted. "I'm sleeping with this thing tonight," the Chicago Cubs first baseman told the pulsating crowd moments later, kissing the prized souvenir. "Are you...

Updated at 3:48 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual...

Updated at 1:19 AM

TOKYO (AP) " The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there. Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries. Her...

Updated at 11:56 PM

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) " There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday. But...

Updated at 2:21 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed...

Updated at 12:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT): 9:20 p.m. Singer Katy Perry is rallying students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in...

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