Saturday, July 23, 2016

News - World

  • July 23, 2016 | State Peru's jailed former President Alberto Fujimori seeks pardon

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's jailed former President Alberto Fujimori has filed a new request for a pardon, less than a week before the country's next president takes office, the government said Saturday.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Mexico weighs house arrest for aged drug lord

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican official says the government is studying a request to place imprisoned 86-year-old drug lord Ernesto Fonseca Carrillo under house arrest.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

    MUNICH (AP) — The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

  • July 23, 2016 | State IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.

  • July 23, 2016 | State El Salvador looks for new 'national reconciliation' law

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's president says he has begun talks with political parties on a new "national reconciliation" law after the Supreme Court overturned an amnesty covering crimes committed during the 1980-1992 civil war.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk, Belarus.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader awaits appeal ruling

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez angrily denounced Venezuela's government on Saturday at an appeals hearing that his supporters are hopeful will overturn a nearly 14-year sentence for inciting violence.

  • July 23, 2016 | State The Latest: Munich shooting scars those who witnessed it

    MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the shootings in Munich (all times local):

  • July 23, 2016 | State Canadian city gets backup water supply ready after oil spill

    PRINCE ALBERT, Saskatchewan (AP) — Officials in Saskatchewan are preparing a city of more than 35,000 people to deal with the disruption of its water supply as oil from a pipeline leak makes it way along a major river in the province.

  • July 23, 2016 | State The Latest: 10-day ban on public gatherings in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the deadly bombing of a mass demonstration by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority in the capital, Kabul (all times local):

  • July 23, 2016 | State After Munich shooting, tearful witnesses linger at scene

    MUNICH (AP) — It was the beginning of a typical Friday night out. Crowds streamed through Munich's glass-and-concrete Olympia Shopping Mall, while across the street, a mostly young crowd relaxed in a McDonald's restaurant.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Hungary's Viktor Orban says Donald Trump better for Europe

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday.

  • July 23, 2016 | State US researcher: Young shooters tend to research role models

    MILAN (AP) — The U.S. psychologist who wrote a book about school shootings that investigators found in the Munich gunman's room says researching other mass killers can be a warning sign since young gunmen often are looking for role models — but it's just one of many possible indicators.

  • July 23, 2016 | State French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer amid fears of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice, and heightened French security checks were causing severe delays Saturday for those trying to cross the English Channel.

  • July 23, 2016 | State Brazil police arrest man suspected of Olympics attack plans

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Authorities have arrested another man suspected of belonging to a group that allegedly discussed carrying out attacks during the Olympics, Brazilian police said Saturday.

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