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PM: Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Tal Afar from IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group began Sunday morning, Iraq's prime minister said....

Spanish police hunt for suspected Barcelona van driver
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spanish police put up scores of roadblocks across the northeast as the manhunt continued Sunday for the suspected driver of the van that plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona....

The Latest: Barcelona archbishop: Spain must unite for peace
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Latest on the two vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils (all times local):...

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world
PARIS (AP) -- An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter....

Turkish political refugees flock to Germany, seeking safety
BERLIN (AP) -- The Turkish judge sits in a busy cafe in a big German city. Thirteen months ago, he was a respected public servant in his homeland. Now he is heartbroken and angry over the nightmarish turn of events that brought him here....

Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes....

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg....

A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assault
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African model's claims of assault have drawn attention to Zimbabwe's increasingly outspoken first lady Grace Mugabe, who has been viewed as a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband. Grace Mugabe and President Robert Mugabe returned to Zimbabwe Sunday, despite calls by a South African legal group and protesters for the Zimbabwean first lady to be denied diplomatic immunity....

The Latest: S African airways to resume flights to Zimbabwe
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Grace Mugabe returning to Zimbabwe (all times local):...

Philippine churches to ring bells to protest drug killings
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A Philippine Catholic leader said Sunday that church bells would be rung every night for three months across his northern district to raise alarm over a sharp spike in police killings of drug suspects, adding to a growing outcry over President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody crackdown....

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Tropical Depression Harvey heads through Caribbean

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Iran parliament approves majority of Rouhani Cabinet picks