• French president talks Boko Haram in Cameroon

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — French President Francois Hollande promised intensified military cooperation with Cameroon in the fight against Boko Haram during a visit to the West African country on Friday. Hollande also called for international support to stop the Nigerian-based Islamic...

  • AP National News Calendar

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EDT), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note. MONDAY: Institute for Supply...

  • The Latest: Isner, Cilic sent home at 10-all in 5th set

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:25 p.m. Well, John Isner knows this routine all too well. Isner and reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic were sent home for the night because it was too dark to continue playing at 10-all in the fifth set of their...

  • El Salvador's 677 murders in June most since civil war

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The month of June saw 677 murders in El Salvador, more than in any other single month since the end of the country's civil war. Miguel Fortin Magana, director of the country's Legal Medicine Institute, said Friday that June's total surpassed May's...

  • UN leader offers assistance in Guyana-Venezuela dispute

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday offered assistance to resolve an escalating border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela. Speaking at a press conference ahead of a summit of the 15-member Caribbean Community, Ban said his chief of staff will...

  • UN rights body backs call for accountability in Gaza war

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights body backed calls Friday for accountability in last year's conflict in Gaza, in which hundreds of Palestinian civilians and six Israeli civilians were killed. The decision by the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council has no binding effect,...

  • The Latest: Greek PM urges voters to ignore scaremongers

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local): ___ 10:50 p.m. Greece's prime minister is urging citizens to vote "no" in Sunday's austerity referendum and shun those who threaten the country with economic...

  • Russia mulls new selective sanctions against Western nations

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will consider new selective retaliatory measures against some specific Western countries, the nation's security chief said Friday, pointing at Finland as a possible target. The tough statement appears to herald a new round in spiraling Russia-West confrontation...

  • NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve their immediate lot. While...

  • Cuba confirms defection of 2 baseball players during US trip

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HAVANA (AP) — Two Cuban baseball players have defected while in the United States for a series of games against U.S. collegians, the island's official sports media confirmed. Third baseman Luis Yander La O left the team in North Carolina, where the Cuban team has been playing tuneups...

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