Qatari envoy says both Israel and Gaza militants want calm


GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy said Monday that both Israel and Gaza militants want to contain cross-border violence that has flared in recent days, as he detailed a new emergency fund to aid the blockaded territory.

  • Written by By FARES AKRAM , Associated Press

Turkey warns it may hit Syrian troops in Kurdish enclave

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey threatened on Monday to hit back at Syrian pro-government troops if they deploy in an enclave in northern Syria to protect a Kurdish militia that Ankara is battling there.

  • Written by By BASSEM MROUE and KARIN LAUB , Associated Press

No, Fidel Castro is not Canada PM Trudeau's father

A story claiming that Fidel Castro was the father of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not true. The Canadian government denied it, Cuba has never claimed it and Trudeau's parents never visited Cuba until several years after Justin Trudeau was born.


How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year before Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, two Russian operatives landed in the United States to lay groundwork for an intelligence operation targeting the legitimacy of the 2016 election.

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  • Written by DESMOND BUTLER, STEPHEN BRAUN and RYAN NAKASHIMA , Associated Press

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young.

  • Written by By JAY REEVES , Associated Press