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Both candidates courting veterans in big Nevada Senate race

Oct. 04, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Common sense more than any campaign strategy dictated that Adam Laxalt not trumpet his own military service in Nevada’s sometimes-heated Republican Senate primary. After all, the ex-attorney general, who served as a Navy judge advocate general in Iraq, was...

Death toll in last week's Kabul school blast climbs to 52

Oct. 03, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Last week’s suicide bombing at a Kabul education center killed as many as 52 people, more than twice the death toll acknowledged by Taliban officials, according to a tally compiled by The Associated Press on Monday. Dozens more were wounded in Friday's blast,...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen after alleged firebomb

Oct. 02, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces on Saturday shot and killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank after a group of youths smashed a hole through the Israeli separation barrier and began throwing objects at police. The shooting happened in Azariyah, a village just...

Women protesters demand more security after Afghan bombing

Oct. 01, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shiite education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government. The demonstration was...

Cinema opens in Kashmir city after 14 years but few turn up

Oct. 01, 2022 08:49 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A multi-screen cinema hall opened on Saturday in the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir for the first time in 14 years in the government's push to showcase normalcy in the disputed region that was brought under India's direct rule three years ago. Decades...

Nevada prison escape, resignation raises political stakes

Oct. 01, 2022 00:00 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of Nevada’s Department of Corrections resigned Friday at the request of Gov. Steve Sisolak in the wake of a prison escape by a convicted bombmaker that went unnoticed for four days. The escapee, who was serving a life sentence for a 2007 murder in an...

Suicide bomber strikes Kabul education center, killing 19

Sep. 30, 2022 10:07 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck an education center in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 19 people and wounding 27, including teenagers who were taking university practice entry exams, a Taliban spokesman said. The morning explosion at the...

Bombing inside Pakistani sweets shop kills 1, wounds 14

Sep. 30, 2022 04:26 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb exploded inside a sweet shop in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding 14 others, officials said. The bombing happened in the town of Kohlu in Baluchistan province, according to district administrator Qurban Ali. He...

Convicted Vegas bombmaker was on the lam for four days

Sep. 29, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating how a convicted bombmaker was able to easily escape from a Nevada prison without anyone noticing for four days, before a tip led to his capture at a transit center in Las Vegas Wednesday night as he prepared to board a bus out of town. ...

Iraq summons Iranian ambassador after drone bombing campaign

Sep. 29, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday to deliver a diplomatic complaint following a deadly drone bombing campaign, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The Iranian drones targeted an Iranian-Kurdish opposition group in northern Iraq on...