AP FACT CHECK: Is US giving away the internet?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign says a government plan to give up managing key operations of the internet poses a threat of outside censorship of online information. But such an outcome is highly unlikely.

  • Written by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Section of Great Wall of China marred in name of restoration

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials are being pilloried over the smoothing-over of a crumbling but much-loved 700-year-old section of the Great Wall of China in the name of restoration.


Charlotte curfew ends after largely peaceful protest night

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A third night of protests over a fatal police shooting in Charlotte gave way to quiet streets as a curfew enacted by the city's mayor ended early Friday.

  • Written by TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

Intense bombing campaign targets Syria civil defense centers

BEIRUT (AP) — A bombing campaign in Syria's rebel-held districts of Aleppo city intensified Friday, targeting several neighborhoods and centers of the award-winning volunteer civil defense group known as the White Helmets, as the government announced a new offensive in the area.

  • Written by SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press