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JERUSALEM | The Latest: Shooting attack in West Bank kills 2 Israelis

JERUSALEM— The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 11:55 a.m. The head of Israel’s medical rescue service says two Israelis have been killed and two wounded in a shooting attack near a West Bank settlement. Eli Bin, the head of Israel’s Magen David Adom service, told Israeli Army Radio that two people were … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Shooting attack in West Bank kills 2 Israelis

BERLIN | European authorities launch crackdown on Italian mob

BERLIN— Authorities are conducting coordinated raids in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in a crackdown on the Italian mafia. German federal police said in a statement Wednesday that there had been multiple arrests in the early morning raids on premises linked to the ‘ndrangheta, a southern Italy-based organized crime group. In Germany the focus … Continue reading BERLIN | European authorities launch crackdown on Italian mob

BERLIN The Latest: Groups decry meat-heavy menu at climate talks

BERLIN— Three environmental groups are criticizing the organizers of global climate talks in Poland for having too much meat on the meeting menu. The U.S.-based groups said their analysis showed that twice as many meat dishes as plant-based ones are being offered in the main food court of the conference venue. The meeting that started … Continue reading BERLIN The Latest: Groups decry meat-heavy menu at climate talks

MOSCOW | Igor Korobov, head of Russia’s GRU spy agency, dies at 62

MOSCOW  — Igor Korobov, head of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, which has been accused of meddling in U.S. elections, has died in Moscow. He was 62. The Defense Ministry said Thursday in a statement that Korobov, who led the GRU since 2016, died Wednesday of “a lengthy and grave illness,” a usual Russian … Continue reading MOSCOW | Igor Korobov, head of Russia’s GRU spy agency, dies at 62

LANDOVER, Md | Theismann ‘turned away’ after seeing Redskins QB Smith hurt

LANDOVER, Md  — Alex Smith seemed to know immediately this was bad. Really, really bad. He covered his face with both hands, then a white towel, before his fractured right leg was placed in an air cast and he was carted off the field. One of his predecessors as quarterback of the Washington Redskins, Joe … Continue reading LANDOVER, Md | Theismann ‘turned away’ after seeing Redskins QB Smith hurt

WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Prominent US cinematographer charged for aggression

WARSAW, Poland — Officials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer has been charged in Poland after he allegedly attacked paramedics and police. Matthew Libatique, 50, was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the 2010 film “Black Swan,” directed by Darren Afonofsky, and was the cinematographer for this year’s “A Star is Born,” directed by … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland: Prominent US cinematographer charged for aggression

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | The Latest: Trump tweets condolences in California shooting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Latest on a shooting at a bar in Southern California (all times local): 5 a.m. President Donald Trump is offering condolences after a mass shooting at a Southern California bar. Trump said on Twitter Thursday that he has been “fully briefed on the terrible shooting.” He praised law enforcement, saying … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | The Latest: Trump tweets condolences in California shooting

NEW YORK | Fox and NBC to stop airing Trump immigrant ad deemed racist

NEW YORK  — NBC and Fox News Channel both said Monday that they will stop airing President Donald Trump’s campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of murder. CNN had rejected the same ad, declaring it racist. Fox pulled the ad Sunday “upon further review,” said Marianne Gambelli, president of the network’s ad sales department. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Fox and NBC to stop airing Trump immigrant ad deemed racist