UK Conservatives Face Ballot Glitch in Contest for New PM
Members of Britain’s Conservative Party have started receiving their postal ballots in the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, amid concern that some people have been sent more than one voting paper.
Protesters in Myanmar Demand Justice After 2-Year-Old Raped
Hundreds of people marched to Myanmar’s Central Investigation Department on Saturday in Yangon to demand justice for a 2-year-old girl who was allegedly raped at her nursery school in the country’s capital in May.
Hungary: Death Toll in Danube River Boat Crash Rises to 27
Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship.
US Hails Talks With Taliban, Denies Troop Withdrawal Window
A U.S. official says the latest round of talks with the Taliban __ now in their second week __ has been 'very productive,' while strenuously denying Washington sought a fixed deadline for the withdrawal of its estimated 14,000 troops from Afghanistan.
Erdogan Removes Turkish Central Bank Governor
Turkey’s president has fired the central bank governor amid the country’s economic downturn.
Rescue Ship Heads to Italy, With Another Blocked Off Shore
The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked offshore.
PHOTO GALLERY: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Ex-Clemson Tailback Tyshon Dye Dies After Drowning at Lake
Former Clemson and East Carolina running back Tyshon Dye drowned Friday after swimming in a lake during a family outing.
Greece: A Look at the Main Candidates in Sunday’s Election
Greece holds a general election Sunday, called three months early by left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after he suffered a stinging defeat in European Parliament elections in May to conservative rivals who appear to be strengthening their position according to recent opinion polls.
Sentencing Set for Man in Retaliation Case Involving Senator
An Aug. 19 sentencing hearing has been scheduled for a Chicago man who pleaded guilty to a federal retaliation charge in Phoenix for leaving a threatening voicemail for a U.S. senator from Arizona during Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings.