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Updated at 6:11 PM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Police in Pakistan's capital detained dozens of supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan late on Thursday, triggering brief clashes between police and opposition activists in various parts of Islamabad. The arrests prompted Khan to announce a nationwide protest for Friday in Islamabad and elsewhere. Hours earlier, Pakistan banned all political meetings, rallies and protests in Islamabad " apparently in a pre-emptive move ahead of Khan's rally against Prime...

Updated at 6:10 PM

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi forces explored a network of tunnels and uncovered a bomb-making facility on Thursday in a village near Mosul that was recently retaken from the Islamic State group, offering a glimpse of the challenge they will face as...

Updated at 6:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " An auto insurance industry official says insurers believe distracted driving is a big factor behind the recent surge in traffic fatalities and injuries. The Department of Transportation recently announced that deaths...

Updated at 6:09 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The Russian military says three children have been killed in rebel shelling of a school in the western part of the city of Aleppo, controlled by the...

Updated at 6:07 PM

WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) " A black mother in Mississippi says her 15-year-old son was shaking in fear as he described white schoolmates putting a noose around his neck two weeks ago and pulling it tight. Stacey Payton told The Associated Press...

Updated at 6:06 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Sugar pills worked as well at preventing kids' migraines as two commonly used headache medicines, but had fewer side effects, in a study that may lead doctors to rethink how they treat a common ailment in children and...

Updated at 6:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 3:05 p.m. Donald Trump is criticizing rival Hillary Clinton for being too tough on Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaking at a rally in Springfield,...

Updated at 6:00 PM

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) " The Latest on the Dakota Access oil pipeline protest (all times local): 2 p.m. Dakota Access pipeline protesters have retreated from a direct confrontation with law enforcement officers and soldiers who are...

Updated at 5:59 PM

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) " Leaders of a California college town are working to relocate turkeys that have been harassing people on the streets. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2eeuM4l...

Updated at 5:55 PM

BERLIN (AP) " Southern Spain will become desert and deciduous forests will vanish from much of the Mediterranean basin unless global warming is reined in sharply, according to a study released Thursday. Researchers used historical data and...

Updated at 5:53 PM

MIAMI (AP) " Mosquitoes bite everyone, not just Haitians. It's a point health educator Marie-Jose Ledan is sure to make when she approaches Little Haiti's churches, laundromats and mom-and-pop businesses about protecting people from the Zika...

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