Storm in Macedonia leaves 17 dead, 60 injured; many flee

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Macedonian capital of Skopje has been hit by torrential rain and floods that left at least 17 people dead, six missing and sent 60 others to the hospital, authorities said Sunday as police and army helicopters searched for the missing and evacuated hundreds from the flood zone.

  • Written by KONSTANTIN TESTORIDES, Associated Press

Nuclear scientist executed by Iran referrenced in Clinton email

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran executed a nuclear scientist convicted of spying for the United States, an official said Sunday, acknowledging for the first time that the nation secretly detained and tried a man who was once heralded as a hero.

  • Written by NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press

US approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent

MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities gave final approval Friday to a plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in Florida, but none of the insects will be immediately dispatched in the state's fight against the spread of Zika.

  • Written by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press