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Gunman captured after shootout outside US Embassy in Lebanon

By KAREEM CHEHAYEB and LUJAIN JO Associated Press AUKAR, Lebanon (AP) — A gunman who attacked the U.S. embassy near Beirut was shot and captured by Lebanese soldiers after a Wednesday morning shootout that injured an embassy security guard, the military and embassy officials said. The ...

AI could supercharge disinformation and disrupt EU elections, experts warn

By LORNE COOK and KELVIN CHAN Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in the European Union are set to elect lawmakers starting Thursday for the bloc's parliament, in a major democratic exercise that's also likely to be overshadowed by online disinformation. Experts have warned that ...

What to know about the latest trial involving Amanda Knox

By COLLEEN BARRY Associated Press FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Seventeen years after she was accused of killing her British roommate, Amanda Knox was back in an Italian court Wednesday, this time to hear the outcome of a slander charge that has stuck long after she was exonerated of the ...

In Burkina Faso, a growing number of children are traumatized by war

By JESSICA DONATI Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — When armed men entered Safi's village in northern Burkina Faso and began firing, she hid in her home with her four children. The gunmen found them and let them live — to suffer the guilt of survival — after killing her husband ...

Centenarian veterans are sharing their memories of D-Day, 80 years later

By SYLVIE CORBET and DANICA KIRKA Associated Press COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — World War II veterans from the United States, Britain and Canada are in Normandy this week to mark 80 years since the D-Day landings that helped lead to Hitler's defeat. Few witnesses remain who remember ...

As Gaza hostage crisis drags on for Israel, here’s what we know

By JULIA FRANKEL Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's announcement that four more hostages died in Hamas captivity, including three men in their 80s, stoked fears that time is running out for captives in Gaza who are still alive. It set off protests across Israel calling for an ...