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Updated at 11:04 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday fired Sergei Ivanov, his chief of staff and one of his closest allies, in the most high-profile power reshuffle at the Kremlin in years. Ivanov is the latest long-standing Putin ally to have been sidelined in what analysts described as Putin's attempt to bring in a new, younger entourage. The Kremlin's press office on Friday issued Putin's order to "relieve Sergei Ivanov of his duties." The stern statement was followed by...

Updated at 10:53 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkish authorities have issued a warrant for the arrest of former soccer star and legislator Hakan Sukur over his links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric, accused by Turkey of masterminding last month's failed coup, media...

Updated at 10:47 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the Olympics being held in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Brazil's government has declared a day of official mourning for a Rio Olympics police officer who died after being shot in the...

Updated at 10:45 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " D.C. Police say two men are facing second-degree murder charges in the slayings of their fathers in separate cases. Media outlets report an arrest affidavit says 71-year-old Dr. Harrison Spencer was found dead from...

Updated at 10:45 AM

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) " Attackers using firebombs and homemade explosives struck a series of popular resort cities and beach towns across Thailand in some of the worst violence to hit the country since a military coup two years ago. At least...

Updated at 10:39 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump says President Barack Obama is the "founder" of the Islamic State group. He's not, of course. According to the GOP presidential nominee, Obama's decision to pull U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011 destabilized the...

Updated at 10:39 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " A Polish woman who went into labor on the way to a hospital got a helping hand from a tram driver who used string from an umbrella to tie off the umbilical cord. Paulina Kacperska and her husband were driving to a...

Updated at 10:30 AM

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) " A man convicted of murder as a teenager and imprisoned 28 years ago is luxuriating by sleeping on his cousin's living room sofa after a North Carolina judge ruled he did not get a fair trial. Johnny Small, 43, said...

Updated at 10:27 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) " In a rare show of humility by the boastful billionaire, Donald Trump is acknowledging that his presidential campaign faces challenges and could ultimately fall short. The Republican presidential nominee is straying from...

Updated at 10:16 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times local): 7:15 a.m. Republican Donald Trump is now saying that his description of Barack Obama as a founder of the Islamic State group was sarcasm. At a...

Updated at 9:13 AM

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) " A judge says a lawsuit can move forward from a New Jersey couple who claim they were scared away from their home after receiving anonymous creepy letters from someone named "The Watcher." NJ.com reports (

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