Egypt sentences 7 to prison for illegal protest

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted seven people of taking part in an illegal street protest and plotting a terror “crime,” sentencing eachRead More

Pope meets with Argentine mother of man on Texas death row

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has met for a second time with the Argentine mother of a man on death row in Texas forRead More

Italian daily publishes Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ to anger

ROME (AP) — An Italian newspaper has published Hitler’s political manifesto `’Mein Kampf,” angering Italy’s premier and the country’s tiny Jewish community. The conservative MilanRead More

Venezuela officials OK 1st step toward still-distant recall

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A complex effort to recall President Nicolas Maduro can advance, Venezuelan electoral officials said Friday, but opponents of the leader stillRead More

Homeowner shot after Georgia police go to wrong home dies

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia homeowner shot in the neck after police went to the wrong house has died, a lawyer for the family saidRead More

10th Circuit: Kansas can’t block voters from casting ballots

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court says Kansas cannot prevent thousands of eligible voters from casting ballots in the November federal election becauseRead More

Governor signs bill allowing full-strength beer phase-in

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday to gradually allow grocery stores to sell full-strength beer, liquor and wine, making theRead More

Ohio school district sues over Obama’s transgender directive

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school district accused of sex-based discrimination against a transgender student is suing President Barack Obama’s administration over its directive thatRead More

3 more Rikers Island guards convicted in beating of inmate

NEW YORK (AP) — Three more Rikers Island jail guards have been convicted of charges in connection with an attack on an inmate who staredRead More

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US fugitives says Cuba has reassured them they are safe

HAVANA (AP) — Two American fugitives who fled to Cuba after they were accused of killing police officers said Friday that Cuban officials have assuredRead More