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DETROIT | Latest: Man arrested in slaying of 5-year-old Detroit girl

DETROIT  — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Detroit (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The Detroit police chief says a man has been arrested in the death of a 5-year-old girl who was fatally shot while in bed with her mother. Chief James Craig says the girl’s mother was shot … Continue reading DETROIT | Latest: Man arrested in slaying of 5-year-old Detroit girl

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Democrat Kirkpatrick wins Arizona House primary

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Latest on primaries in Arizona and Florida and a runoff election in Oklahoma (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Ann Kirkpatrick has won a seven-way primary to become the Democratic nominee for a congressional district seat being vacated by Arizona Rep. Martha McSally. Republican McSally is running for retiring Sen. Jeff Flake’s … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Democrat Kirkpatrick wins Arizona House primary

DETROIT | The Latest: Franklin’s red dress signifies Delta Sigma Theta

DETROIT — The Latest on the first day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin at a storied Detroit museum (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. Aretha Franklin’s niece says she and others who helped plan a public viewing in Detroit wanted to give the Queen of Soul a send-off that “would match her legacy.” … Continue reading DETROIT | The Latest: Franklin’s red dress signifies Delta Sigma Theta

NEW YORK | The Latest: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the death of Aretha Franklin. (all times local): 1:24 p.m. President Donald Trump was among the many mourning the Queen of Soul on Thursday. During a cabinet meeting at the White House, Trump said: “I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies at 76

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkey, Europe ‘on same page’ opposing US moves

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on Turkey’s currency crisis (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A top Turkish official says Turkey, France and Germany “are on the same page” concerning their opposition to U.S. sanctions and tariffs restricting trade. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin also told reporters Thursday that their like-minded position could present an “opportunity” for … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkey, Europe ‘on same page’ opposing US moves

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Tourists, homebuyers look for bargains in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on Turkey’s currency crisis (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The drop in the Turkish lira is attracting more interest from tourists, including last minute travelers, as well as prospective real estate buyers. U.K.-based online travel agent Travel Republic says bookings to Turkey increased by 21 percent in the last three days. The … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Tourists, homebuyers look for bargains in Turkey

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 5 p.m. Amnesty International says they suicide attack on Shiites in Kabul the day before that killed 34 students is a “war crime.” Thursday’s statement from the international rights group also decried … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is ‘war crime’

MILAN | The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns

MILAN — The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local): 1:35 p.m. An Italian truck driver who survived the plunge from the collapsed Genoa highway bridge with a dislocated shoulder and bruised hip says he still can’t look at the bridge he used to cross every day. … Continue reading MILAN | The Latest: Truck driver who survived bridge plunge returns