After liberation from IS, Fallujah struggles to rebuild

FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Even as Iraqi forces in Mosul close in on the last pockets of urban territory still held by the Islamic State group, residents of Fallujah in Iraq's Sunni heartland are still struggling to rebuild nearly a year after their neighborhoods were declared liberated from the extremists.

  • Written by SUSANNAH GEORGE and KHALID MOHAMMED , Associated Press

Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him

THREE HILLS, Alberta (AP) — A photograph of a Canadian man mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind him has caused a bit of a storm on social media.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Attack brings out the best in London's Borough neighborhood

LONDON (AP) — When Sue Brinklow dashed into The Lord Clyde pub during Saturday night's attack on London Bridge, she was among hundreds of people who found safety and a place to sleep in the Borough neighborhood known for its 1,000-year-old food market and its role as the backdrop for major movies.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER , Associated Press

Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A disgruntled former employee opened fire Monday inside a Florida awning manufacturer, killing five workers before killing himself, authorities said.

  • Written by TERRANCE HARRIS and MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press

Run, Hide, Tell? London attack response likely saved lives

 

College student Vashu Tyagi was leaving his dorm and heading to a nearby bar to celebrate the end of classes Saturday night in London when he saw people running frantically down the street. As three men with large knives moved through the area, stabbing anyone in their path, police yelled at Tyagi and others to get back inside — an order he credits with saving his life.

  • Written by AMY FORLITI , Associated Press