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ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia lawmaker is seen using racial slurs and dropping his pants in an episode of Sasha Baron Cohen's Showtime series "Who Is America?".In Sunday night's broadcast , Republican Rep. Jason Spencer of Woodbine repeatedly uses a racial slur for African Americans and later …
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame is praising China's treatment of Africa "as an equal," calling it "a revolutionary posture in world affairs" and "more precious than money."Kagame made the remarks Monday after signing bilateral agreements with the visiting Chinese …
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in technology companies and retailers.Nvidia fell 1.8 percent and Amazon lost 1.4 percent early Monday.Fiat Chrysler fell 2.8 percent …
LONDON (AP) — A furor has erupted over leaked documents showing that British officials are not requiring their U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that two alleged British jihadis loyal to the Islamic State group will not be executed if they are eventually put on trial in the United …
NEW DELHI (AP) — A woman was lynched in central India on rumors that she was part of a gang that kidnapped children, police said Monday, days after the highest court called for immediate steps to control deadly mob violence across the country.At least 14 people were arrested in Madhya …
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — A former star of "The Dukes of Hazzard" television show has pleaded guilty to inappropriately touching two women in the cast of a musical in Massachusetts in which he starred.Prosecutors say 66-year-old Tom Wopat was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Papa John's is attempting to ward off its controversial founder from amassing a controlling stake in the company by adopting a "poison-pill" plan.The company is struggling to distance itself from John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman this month after his use of a …
JERUSALEM (AP) — One of the ancient stones from Jerusalem's Western Wall has dislodged and crashed into an adjacent prayer area. No one was hurt.Footage shows the block plummeting on Monday and landing on a raised wooded platform used for egalitarian prayer.Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel …
MILFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy who went missing from a seasonal home in upstate New York apparently drowned in a lake.New York State Police say the family reported the boy missing a little before 3 p.m. Sunday from their seasonal residence near Goodyear Lake in the …
TORONTO (AP) — A man walked along a Toronto street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people and killing two before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police.Police Chief Mark Saunders did not rule out terrorism as a motive, though officials did not immediately …
CAIRO (AP) — France's foreign minister is visiting Libya to encourage holding elections in the north African country as part of a reconciliation agreement reached by the country's main political rivals in Paris in May.A statement by the U.N.-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, says …
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star …
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled Monday to begin the retrieval of a duck boat that sank while carrying tourists on a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people.Divers are expected to swim down to the Ride the Ducks boat and connect it to a crane, …
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Residents fled their homes Monday as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital.The fire department said 80 firefighters with 40 vehicles were on the scene near the …
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A colorful market in the capital of Bolivia, La Paz, stands as a testament to traditions surrounding the worship of ancient Andean gods.It's called the Witches' Market. It's a place where llama fetuses hang above stalls as offerings to the spirit of mother earth. …
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A three-story house has collapsed in central New Jersey, and authorities have rescued one person and are trying to free two others.The home collapsed into rubble on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township, near Trenton, just before 7 a.m. Monday. It's not clear …
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's army says eight people have been killed and 41 others arrested in a raid in Brital, in eastern Lebanon, to arrest a well-known drug dealer.The army said Ali Zeid Ismael was wanted on dozens of arrest warrants including drug running, kidnapping, and murder.An army …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on worshippers inside a mosque in eastern Nangarhar province, killing four people, according to a provincial official.Attahullah Khogyani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said three other people, including the mosque's religious leader, were …
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — There is nothing flashy about Francesco Molinari except for the players he keeps beating.He was a forgotten figure when he teed off in the final round of the British Open, mainly because he was playing with Tiger Woods, and because of the star power around him. …
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the sudden replacement of Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne (all times local):2:55 p.m.Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says that the executive in charge of its business in Europe and the Middle East has resigned following long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's early exit …

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