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CLEVELAND (AP) - A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.
BERLIN (AP) - The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says authorities now know of 550 people from the country who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to join extremist groups, and about 60 of them have died.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.
VIENNA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is warning of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, and if major differences persist the possibility of extending past Monday's deadline is seeming more likely.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's anti-government protests.
Olivia Ponce is a 39-year-old mother and Mexican immigrant who lives in a South Philadelphia rowhouse. Mauricio Hernandez-Tapiero, 52, a single man from Colombia, makes his home in a North Philadelphia basement apartment.
WASHINGTON - President Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.
NEW YORK - Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) - A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Transitional leaders in Burkina Faso have agreed on a new, 25-member government to guide the country to elections next year, allocating several key Cabinet posts to the military.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - The government of the Cape Verde islands off West Africa says a volcano there has erupted for the first time in almost 20 years.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian authorities released a British-Iranian woman on bail on Sunday, the semi-official ISNA news agency said.
MACAU (AP) - Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Witnesses say dozens of fishermen were killed in an attack by suspected Islamic extremists in the northeastern Nigerian village of Doron Baga, close to Chad.
WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) - This year, Namibia unveiled a hilltop statue of independence leader Sam Nujoma holding aloft a copy of the African country's constitution, which was amended to let him to serve three terms as president until 2005. With the ruling party he led poised for another election win this week, analysts say a tougher test of Namibian democracy will come when an opposition party wins.
PELAHIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) - Workers have finished recovering wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says in published remarks that Egypt is prepared to send troops into a future Palestinian state to assist local police and guarantee Israel's security.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya's deputy president has denounced the killing of 28 bus passengers by Islamic extremists and said the nation's military responded by killing more than 100 militants in Somalia.
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian activists say rebels and al-Qaida militants are attacking two predominantly Shiite Muslim villages in northern Syria that have been besieged by hardline opposition fighters for some 18 months.
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) - Moldova's Western-leaning president has convened a meeting of the top defense body before a parliamentary election next weekend amid concerns that Russia may try to influence the vote in the ex-Soviet republic.
CAIRO (AP) - The spokesman for the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur says the Sudanese government has asked his mission to prepare plans to exit the country.
LONDON (AP) - Emergency services in London briefly evacuated Charing Cross train station after a fire broke out on a small section in the front carriage of train. There were no injuries.