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Updated at 11:31 AM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) " A Somali police officer says a car bomb blew up at the entrance of a restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing two people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the blast Saturday occurred at the Blue Sky restaurant close to the presidential palace. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing but the Islamic extremist group of al-Shabab often carries out such attacks. Al-Shabab, al-Qaida's East African affiliate, is fighting to...

Updated at 11:30 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Israel's Foreign Ministry says it's "unfortunate" that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chose to invoke Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust in his bloody anti-crime war. Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon says Saturday Israel is...

Updated at 11:12 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) " One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it roared across the Caribbean on a course that put Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and...

Updated at 10:51 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " South African protesters lob rocks at security guards at one of the continent's leading universities. Police fire rubber bullets at students on another campus. Vice-chancellors warn that students might not be able to finish...

Updated at 10:45 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia has warned the United States against carrying out any attacks on Syrian government forces, saying it would have repercussions across the Middle East. Russian news agencies quoted Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria...

Updated at 8:53 AM

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) " Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump...

Updated at 8:40 AM

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) " Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox...

Updated at 8:09 AM

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) " Countries need to look for practical ways to defuse incidents in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, Singapore's defense minister said. Ng Eng...

Updated at 7:31 AM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) " After watching their athletes pile up medals in Brazil, leaders of the U.S. Olympic team came home and produced results that could resonate every bit as loudly. Among the U.S. Olympic Committee's achievements...

Updated at 7:22 AM

On Sunday, the Braves will play their last game at Turner Field and the stadium will move on to its next chapter, likely as a college football field. Since it opened for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, it's been the site of many memorable...

Updated at 6:01 AM

California regulators have changed course and opened a pathway for the public to get self-driving cars of the future that lack a steering wheel or pedals. It's not going to happen immediately " automakers and tech companies are still...

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