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ROME (Reuters) - Seventy Afghan and Iraqi migrants were rescued from a packed boat off the southeastern coast of Italy and brought to shore on Sunday, Italy's coast guard said. Italy closed down a specialized naval mission to rescue migrants ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 8 a.m.A mandatory evacuation has been issued for residents in an area north of Houston because authorities are concerned heavy rains may cause a dam to fail.The evacuation area is between Lake Conroe and nearby Lake L ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has begun a hunger strike and is calling for a mass anti-government protest next weekend.The former Caracas area mayor accused authorities in a video leaked to news media on Satur ...more

AP News - 45 mins ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's s ...more

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WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues and the death of a firefighter.The heavy rains were pushing into eastern Texas and eastern Oklahoma on Sunday morning.Rogers County Emergen ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — US Defense Secretary: Iraq's 'will to fight' at issue after Ramadi defeat (CORRECTS GARBLE) ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said, in the harshest assessment yet from a high-ranking Obama administration official of Iraqi f ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, when he ente ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - An eagerly-anticipated French Open began with a brisk Sunday morning workout for last year's women's runner-up Simona Halep as day one's star turn Roger Federer waited in the wings. Romanian Halep, ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

MADRID (AP) — Voters began casting ballots Sunday across much of Spain in local elections that could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the ruling conservative Popular Party and its rival, the center-left Socialists. ...more