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AP Top International News at 4:32 a.m. EDT

Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught
BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....

US teen summer program sparks national backlash in Cuba
HAVANA (AP) -- A few months after President Barack Obama visited Cuba in March, a group of teenagers left the island for a month-long visit to the United States funded by the U.S. State Department....

Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean Sea as a monster Category 5 storm on a course that puts Jamaica, as well as parts of Haiti and Cuba, in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain....

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts....

March planned in memory of man shot by police in California
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- Alfred Olango, the unarmed black man shot and killed by police in a suburb of San Diego, will be remembered in a demonstration Saturday organized by clergy members and supporters of Olango's family....

Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) -- Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox faithful cannot participate in Catholic services....

Europe's comet probe Rosetta ends 12-year mission with crash
BERLIN (AP) -- After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study....

The Latest: UN urges 48-hour humanitarian pauses in Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on Syria (all times local):...

Peres, remembered for tireless peace efforts, laid to rest
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled....

Van Gogh paintings stolen in 2002 found in Italian farmhouse
ROME (AP) -- Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse near Naples, masterpieces that had vanished in 2002 during a nighttime heist at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, authorities said Friday....

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