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KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Authorities say guards killed 3 Afghan officials

KABUL, Afghanistan— The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country’s parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Afghan officials say three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded three Americans. A Taliban spokesman who claimed responsibility … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Authorities say guards killed 3 Afghan officials

KABUL, Afghanistan |The Latest: Afghan guards kill police chief; US troops hurt

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Latest on the situation in Afghanistan ahead of the country’s parliamentary election on Saturday (all times local): 5 p.m. An Afghan TV station says the Kandahar police chief was killed when members of the provincial governor’s elite guards turned their guns on their own colleagues and American troops who were present … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan |The Latest: Afghan guards kill police chief; US troops hurt

SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. People queued at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in the northern border town of Ruse to pay tribute and … Continue reading SOFIA, Bulgaria | Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

NEW YORK | Meghan McCain makes tearful return to ‘The View’

NEW YORK — Meghan McCain is back on “The View” for the first time since the August death of her father, Sen. John McCain. She made a tearful return Monday, thanking viewers and her colleagues for their support. She said the idealism for America that her father talked about didn’t die with him when the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Meghan McCain makes tearful return to ‘The View’

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania ruling party endorses embattled party chief

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party on Friday endorsed its chairman despite his recent conviction for abuse of power. Colleagues had called for Liviu Dragnea to step down, but party members voted in support of Dragnea, who is barred from becoming prime minister because of a 2016 conviction for electoral fraud. There were … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romania ruling party endorses embattled party chief

BRUSSELS | Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

BRUSSELS  — Belgian police shot and wounded a man who attacked one of the officers with a knife on Monday in a northern neighborhood of the capital city, Brussels. “The man attacked one of our colleagues with a knife,” slightly wounding the officer on the head, said Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van De Keere. Van … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Belgian police shoot, wound knife-wielding assailant

CAPE CANAVERAL | Small air leak in Russian capsule patched at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  — Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a tiny hole in a Russian capsule that was allowing air to leak from the International Space Station. NASA and Russian space officials stressed the six astronauts were in no danger. The leak was detected Wednesday night — possibly from a micrometeorite strike — when it … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL | Small air leak in Russian capsule patched at space station

BROOKLYN, Iowa | Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name

BROOKLYN, Iowa  — A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month, his employer said Wednesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera was a good employee who showed up on … Continue reading BROOKLYN, Iowa | Mexican man charged in Iowa slaying worked under fake name