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Slovenia beefs up border police as migration surge expected

Jun. 2, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia has sent some 1,000 additional police to the border with Croatia amid an expected surge in migration toward Western Europe with the easing of lockdown measures against the new coronavirus, authorities said Tuesday. Police at the border are using surveillance drones,...

A member of the Minnesota National Guard stands guard by the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Friday, May 29, 2020. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced that he asked the Minnesota National Guard to be responsible for the safety of the State Capitol. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)

The Latest: US agency calls back drone it sent to Minnesota

May. 29, 2020 7:26 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck (all times local): 6:25 p.m. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says it dispatched a drone to Minneapolis following three nights of violent protests there but ended...

Pakistan says it shot down Indian drone inside Kashmir

May. 27, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani troops shot down a small Indian spy drone as it flew into the country's airspace over the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Wednesday, the military said. In a statement, it said the drone was shot down over the Rakhchikri border village when it entered Kashmir...

The entrances to the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi are closed following an active shooter threat, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi says the shooter was

Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced support for clerics

May. 22, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a group that monitors online activity of jihadists. The attack Thursday at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi wounded a sailor and left the gunman...

An image released by Knopf shows cover art for “The President's Daughter,

Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller

May. 21, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller. “The President's Daughter" will be released in June 2021, the book's publishers announced Thursday. As with the million-selling “The...

Official: Libya's Tripoli forces take key base from rivals

May. 18, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Forces allied with Libya's U.N.-supported government said Monday they have wrested control of a key military base on the outskirts of the country's capital from their rivals trying to capture Tripoli. The development is a heavy setback for the eastern-based forces under commander Khalifa...

Officials: Bombs kill 7 in shelter for displaced in Libya

May. 17, 2020 1:22 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Bombs hit a shelter for displaced people in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing at least seven people including a 5-year-old child from Bangladesh, health authorities said Sunday. The shelling of the facility in the city's Furnaj district late Saturday also wounded at least 17 people,...

Dark clouds envelop the skies as workers fold a billboard to prepare for the coming of typhoon Vongfong in Manila, Philippines Thursday May, 14, 2020. The first typhoon to hit the country this year roared toward the eastern Philippines on Thursday as authorities work to evacuate tens of thousands of people while avoiding overcrowding in shelters that could spread the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

The Latest: Philippines prep for typhoon amid coronavirus

May. 14, 2020 1:07 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Typhoon Vongfong bears down on Philippines during lockdown...

Downed drone near Arizona border had 2 packages of meth

May. 10, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent at the Yuma Station has recovered a downed drone containing two packages of methamphetamine, authorities said. They said agents reported a downed drone near the New Canal on the west side of San Luis, Arizona. Along with the drone were two packages of a...

FILE - In this May 25, 2016, file photo, an Afghan man reads a local newspaper with photos the former leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A Pakistani judge ordered the auction of five properties purchased by former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour with fake documents before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2016, two investigators familiar with the case said Friday, May 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Pakistan court orders auction of ex-Taliban chief's property

May. 8, 2020 8:49 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani judge ordered the auction of five properties purchased by former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour with fake documents before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2016, two investigators familiar with the case said Friday. Mansour bought the properties, estimated...