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QATANA, West Bank (AP) " The parents of two Palestinian siblings gunned down at a West Bank checkpoint say Israeli troops killed them without cause. The deaths of 24-year-old Maram and her 16-year-old brother, Ibrahim Taha, raise new questions about Israel's use of lethal force against Palestinians with knives. Sarit Michaeli of the Israeli rights group B'Tselem said Thursday that it often finds the "degree of threat posed by the individual was much lower than was claimed by...

Updated at 10:36 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century. Adam Henze of Bloomington beat out more than 200 others who submitted...

Updated at 10:28 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on Syria's civil war (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A Syrian monitoring group and a first-responders team say new airstrikes on the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo have killed 20 people and...

Updated at 10:25 AM

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) " Four female University of Georgia students have been killed and another student critically injured in a car crash on a two-lane road south of the Athens campus, authorities said. The crash occurred Wednesday night...

Updated at 10:17 AM

MILAN (AP) " Italian police have arrested four people in a foreign fighter investigation, including a Moroccan-born man living in Italy who had received Islamic State orders to carry out attacks on Rome during Holy Year, prosecutors said...

Updated at 10:12 AM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) " Volkswagen said Thursday it had set aside 7.8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to buy back or fix diesel-powered cars that had been rigged to cheat in emissions tests. The sum is part of 16.2 billion euros the company...

Updated at 10:01 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) " Months before Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded retired Canadian mining executive John Ridsdel in the tropical jungles of the southern Philippines, they showed him pleading for life in a video with three other hostages that...

Updated at 9:56 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " A suspected powerful intermediate-range North Korean missile crashed moments after liftoff Thursday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, in what would be the second such embarrassing failure in recent weeks. The...

Updated at 9:36 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request for emergency money to combat the Zika virus has been sitting before Congress for more than two months, and there's no obvious path forward despite a growing threat in the hot summer...

Updated at 8:32 AM

BEIJING (AP) " China has passed a law to tighten controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, the latest move by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to national...

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DETROIT (AP) " A dozen Detroit principals and an administrator are accused of finding a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000 " ordering chairs, writing paper and other supplies that in most cases were never delivered, even as...

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