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Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

KABUL — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul's strain of war.
Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest

Hundreds of thousands turn out for peaceful HK protest

Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activi
Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday rejected the United States' latest request not to release a seized Iranian supertanker, clearing the way for the vessel to set sail after being detained last month for allegedly attempting to breach Europea
Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

Leaked UK memos warn of food, drug shortages in Brexit chaos

LONDON — Secret British government documents have warned of serious disruptions across the country in the event that the U.K. leaves the European Union without a trade deal on Oct. 31, according to a report.
Duane Allman's old guitar 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million

Duane Allman's old guitar 'Layla' sells for $1.25 million

MACON, Ga. — Fans of Duane Allman in Macon, Georgia, say they didn't expect the late musician's old guitar to sell for $1.25 million at a recent auction.
Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

Portland 'ground zero' for protests between right, left-wing

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a long-hyped rally that attracted President Donald Trump's attention and resulted in at least 13 arrests.
French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed

PARIS — Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.
Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

Dozens dead or hurt in wedding party blast in Afghan capital

KABUL — A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said.
Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning violence in Hong Kong as tension escalates between pro-democracy protesters and police.

Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

STURGIS, S.D. — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn't find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones.