South Sudan rebels: Clashes continue after cease-fire

JUBA , South Sudan (AP) — A rebel-appointed official in South Sudan's war-ravaged Unity state says government troops on Sunday attacked a village on the first day of a cease-fire that both sides have pledged to...

National Park Service opening new campground at Acadia

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The National Park Service is opening a new campground that will be part of Acadia National Park.

The park service says the opening of Schoodic Woods Campground marks the end of a...

Mortar round hits posh area of Syria's capital, child killed

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's official news agency says a mortar round has hit an upscale central Damascus neighborhood, killing a child and wounding four people.

It is not uncommon for Damascus to be...

Video shows Palestinian women, Israeli soldier scuffling

JERUSALEM (AP) — A video showing an Israeli soldier scuffling with Palestinian women and youth at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military...

Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants is similar to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85...

Gunmen attack a southwestern Pakistani airport, killing 2

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing two officials, authorities said.

The attackers stormed Baluchistan province's Jewni airport and...

Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence...

AP Source: LA strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America's 2024 Olympic bidder pending approval by the city council next week.

If the council approves the deal at a...