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Hamas says Gaza cease-fire talks haven't paused and claims military chief survived Israeli strike

Jul. 14, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

MUWASI, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Sunday that Gaza cease-fire talks continue and the group’s military commander was in good health, a day after the Israeli military targeted Mohammed Deif with a massive airstrike that local health officials said killed at least 90 people, including children....

FBI investigating Trump rally attack as potential act of domestic terrorism

Jul. 14, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump called for unity and resilience Sunday after an attempt on his life added fresh uncertainty to an already tumultuous presidential campaign and raised sharp questions about how a gunman was able to open fire from a rooftop near a Pennsylvania...

The Latest: New details emerge about Trump rally shooting suspect

Jul. 14, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

A shooting at Donald Trump ’s rally in Butler, Pennsylvania is being investigated as an attempted assassination of the former president and presumptive Republican nominee, law enforcement officials say. Trump called Sunday for unity and resilience as shocked leaders across the...

Biden appeals for 'unity' after attempted Trump assassination, orders security review

Jul. 14, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday appealed for the country to “unite as one nation” after the attempted assassination of his predecessor, Donald Trump, and said he was ordering an independent security review of how such an attack could have happened. Biden...

A timeline of the assassination attempt on former President Trump

Jul. 14, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump was the target of an assassination attempt at a Pennsylvania rally Saturday that set off panic as a bloodied Trump was surrounded by Secret Service and hurried into his vehicle. A former fire chief attending the rally with family was killed, as was the...

Former fire chief who died at Trump rally used his body to shield family from gunfire

Jul. 14, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (AP) — The former fire chief who was killed at a Pennsylvania rally for Donald Trump spent his final moments diving down in front of his family, protecting them from the gunfire that rang out Saturday during an assassination attempt against the former president. ...

What we know about the 20-year-old man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump

Jul. 14, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20-year-old nursing-home employee from suburban Pittsburgh who tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump was a registered Republican who packed explosives in the vehicle he drove to the campaign rally an hour from his home. Law enforcement officials...

The Secret Service is investigating how a gunman who shot and injured Trump was able to get so close

Jul. 14, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating how a gunman armed with an AR-style rifle was able to get close enough to shoot and injure former President Donald Trump at a rally Saturday in Pennsylvania, in a devastating failure of one of the agency’s core duties. ...

Spain wins record fourth European Championship title by inflicting another painful loss on England

Jul. 14, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Spain is the king of European soccer for a record fourth time. For England, it’s another agonizing near-miss in the team’s decades-long tale of underachievement. Completing a tournament the team dominated from start to finish, Spain beat England 2-1 in the...

Treason and espionage cases are rising in Russia since the war in Ukraine began

Jul. 14, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — When Maksim Kolker’s phone rang at 6 a.m., and the voice on the other end said his father had been arrested, he thought it was a scam to extort money. A day earlier, he had taken his father, prominent Russian physicist Dmitry Kolker, to the hospital in his native...

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FBI investigating Trump rally attack as potential act of domestic terrorism

Jul. 14, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump called for unity and resilience Sunday after an attempt on his life added fresh uncertainty to an already tumultuous presidential campaign and raised sharp questions about how a gunman was able to open fire from a rooftop near a Pennsylvania...

Spain wins record fourth European Championship title by inflicting another painful loss on England

Jul. 14, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Spain is the king of European soccer for a record fourth time. For England, it’s another agonizing near-miss in the team’s decades-long tale of underachievement. Completing a tournament the team dominated from start to finish, Spain beat England 2-1 in the...

Global leaders condemn assassination attempt targeting former US President Donald Trump

Jul. 14, 2024 19:24 PM EDT

Global leaders expressed concern Sunday over an assassination attempt targeting former U.S. President Donald Trump at a rally in Pennsylvania that left one attendee dead and critically injured two others. Trump’s campaign said the presumptive Republican nominee was doing “fine”...

Donald Trump arrives in Milwaukee for RNC after assassination attempt heightens security fears

Jul. 14, 2024 19:15 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has arrived in Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention a day after he was targeted in an attempted assassination at a campaign event. Trump's airplane touched down Sunday, the day before the four-day event kicks off with...

The Latest: New details emerge about Trump rally shooting suspect

Jul. 14, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

A shooting at Donald Trump ’s rally in Butler, Pennsylvania is being investigated as an attempted assassination of the former president and presumptive Republican nominee, law enforcement officials say. Trump called Sunday for unity and resilience as shocked leaders across the...

France's Bastille Day parade meets the Olympic torch relay in an exceptional year

Jul. 14, 2024 19:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Paris hosted an extra-special guest for France’s national holiday Sunday — the Olympic flame lighting up the city’s grandiose military parade for Bastille Day. Just 12 days before the French capital hosts exceptionally ambitious and high-security Summer Games,...

Trump arrives in Milwaukee for Republican National Convention one day after attempted assassination

Jul. 14, 2024 19:06 PM EDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Trump arrives in Milwaukee for Republican National Convention one day after attempted assassination.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demands answers as customers remain without power after Beryl

Jul. 14, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — With around 350,000 homes and businesses still without power in the Houston area almost a week after Hurricane Beryl hit Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday said he's demanding an investigation into the response of the utility that serves the area as well as answers about its...

At least 5 killed in bombing targeting a busy café in the Somali capital, police say

Jul. 14, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A bombing outside a café Sunday in the Somali capital of Mogadishu killed at least five people, police said. Some people were watching the European soccer final between Spain and England on a screen inside the café when a car loaded with explosives blew...

Bombing outside a café in the Somali capital of Mogadishu kills at least five people, police say

Jul. 14, 2024 18:30 PM EDT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Bombing outside a café in the Somali capital of Mogadishu kills at least five people, police say.