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5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

Dec. 12, 2018 3:05 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. The...

Suspicious optics said to have exposed Israeli raid in Gaza

Dec. 12, 2018 2:13 AM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention. So when strangers drove through town, suspicious Hamas security men stopped the van and questioned those inside. The...

France hunts terror suspect who attacked Christmas market

Dec. 12, 2018 2:03 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11. The government raised the security alert level and sent police reinforcements to Strasbourg where some 250...

Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

Dec. 12, 2018 1:14 AM EST

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert...

Reading between the lines of Trump's Oval Office tussle

Dec. 12, 2018 12:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The heated, on-camera Oval Office exchange between House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump was an extraordinary public airing of grievances, with lots to unpack. What was being said between the lines? And who was blurring facts?...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees a border wall where none exists

Dec. 12, 2018 12:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As if spotting a mirage in the Southwestern desert, President Donald Trump and his aides are seeing a wall standing along the Mexico border where none exists. For months Trump has claimed that wall construction is underway and he's brought the matter to the forefront again as the White...

Death toll from Taliban attack in Afghan capital rises to 12

Dec. 12, 2018 12:30 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Kabul on Tuesday has climbed to 12. Nasrat Rahimi, the Interior Ministry's deputy spokesman, says Wednesday that four security forces and eight civilians, including two women and two children, were...

Korean border troops check removal of each other's posts

Dec. 11, 2018 11:29 PM EST

INSIDE THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE (AP) — Dozens of South Korean soldiers visited former front-line North Korean guard posts on Wednesday to verify their recent removal as part of warming diplomacy by the rival Koreas while U.S.-North Korea nuclear disarmament efforts remain stalled. The two Koreas have each...

The Latest: French minister says Strasbourg gunman killed 3

Dec. 11, 2018 8:38 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg (all times local): 2:40 a.m. France's interior minister says a gunman "sowed terror" in three parts of the eastern city of Strasbourg with a shooting spree that killed three people and left six others with serious injuries....

The Latest: Trump says he could intervene in Huawei case

Dec. 11, 2018 7:28 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local): 4:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he would consider intervening in the Justice Department's case against a top Chinese executive if it would be in the interest of U.S....