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Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian youth sneaked into a fortified Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Thursday, broke into a home and stabbed to death a 13-year-old Israeli-American girl as she slept in bed before frantic security guards arrived and killed him....

Official: Airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia
ISTANBUL (AP) -- As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who carried it out were from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and Turkish police raided Istanbul neighborhoods for suspects linked to the Islamic State group....

The Latest: Video in Turkey shows man being shot at airport
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The Latest on the attack on Istanbul's main international airport (all times local):...

Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised
ISTANBUL (AP) -- An adoring father of his four "princesses." A weeping bride-to-be, bent over her fiance's coffin. Two women looking forward to a few days' vacation with their husbands and their infant children. Victims of Tuesday night's attack at Istanbul's main airport have left behind mourning friends and relatives who are now struggling to deal with their loss. Here are some of their stories:...

Boris bows out: UK in shock as Johnson drops leadership bid
LONDON (AP) -- In a real-life political drama mixing Shakespearean tragedy with "House of Cards," Britain's victorious anti-EU campaigner Boris Johnson saw his chances of leading his country evaporate Thursday after the defection of a key ally....

UK stock index above pre-vote level: Crisis over? Not likely
LONDON (AP) -- Don't be fooled: the rebound in Britain's main stock market to where it was before the vote to leave the European Union does not mean all is now fine for the country's economy....

5 candidates in leadership race for UK's Conservative Party
LONDON (AP) -- There are five candidates competing for the position of leader of Britain's Conservative Party. The winner, to be announced September 9, will become prime minister and is expected to lead negotiations to take Britain out of the European Union. Here are brief descriptions of the candidates:...

Australia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 years
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australians go to the polls Saturday with the opposition leader vying to become the country's fifth prime minister in three years. Global market turmoil since the Brexit vote, Australia's success in turning back asylum seeker boats, gay marriage, housing prices, corporate tax rates and union corruption have been major issues in the eight-week campaign....

Hope and fear as combative president takes over Philippines
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in Thursday as president of the Philippines, with many hoping his maverick style will energize the country but others fearing he could undercut one of Asia's liveliest democracies amid his threats to kill criminals en masse....

Key report: Israel, Palestinians must tackle peace barriers
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Seeking to revive Mideast peace negotiations, international mediators will call on Israel to urgently reverse settlement expansion, the Palestinian Authority to assert control over Gaza, and demand an end to "violence, terrorism and incitement," the U.N.'s Mideast envoy said Thursday....

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Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom