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Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

TORONTO — A 25-year-old who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of what appeared to be one of the deadliest mass murders in the country's modern history. Continue reading...

Van rams into Toronto crowd, killing 10; police say fleeing driver arrested

Subscriber onlyTORONTO -- A rented van jumped onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said. Continue reading...

Nigeriens divided on U.S.’ presence

Drone base rising as hub in terror

Subscriber onlyAGADEZ, Niger -- On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Continue reading...

120 aliens arrested after Greek protest

Subscriber onlyATHENS, Greece — Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos on Monday arrested 120 asylum seekers over illegal camping, after overnight violence by residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital. Continue reading...

G-7 talks focus on Iran's nukes

Group wants to keep pack

Subscriber onlyThe Group of Seven understands the need to make the case for keeping the Iran nuclear deal, according to U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Continue reading...

Paris attack suspects get 20 years

Two guilty of attempted murder in shootout with police

Subscriber onlyBRUSSELS -- A Belgian court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police as they sought to avoid arrest in Brussels. Continue reading...

Saudi bomb kills 20 at Yemen wedding

Subscriber onlySANAA, Yemen -- An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend. Continue reading...

Syrians move to isolate ISIS in Damascus

Subscriber onlySyrian government forces moved to cut off Islamic State militants in southern Damascus from nearby rebel-held suburbs Monday in an attempt to force the extremists to surrender or evacuate the district, state media reported. Continue reading...

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Van kills 9, injures 16 on Toronto street; driver in custody

TORONTO — A van apparently jumped onto a sidewalk Monday at a busy intersection in Toronto and struck down pedestrians before the vehicle was found and the driver taken into custody, Canadian police said. Continue reading...

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

LONDON — Third time's a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne — and she was home by suppertime. Continue reading...

U.S. won't like results if deal dies, Iran warns

Official: Will restart ‘nuclear activities’

Subscriber onlyThe reaction of the international community would "not be pleasant" for the United States if President Donald Trump decides to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. Continue reading...

North Korean pact still a big maybe, Trump cautions

Cotton skeptical of Kim’s announced nuke-test freeze

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump tempered his optimism on North Korea on Sunday, saying that "only time will tell" how things turn out, as U.S. lawmakers sounded skeptical about promises made by Pyongyang ahead of possible historic talks between the countries' leaders. Continue reading...

Voter-site blast kills 57 Afghans in line

Subscriber onlyKABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber killed at least 57 people Sunday as they lined up at a government office in Kabul to register to vote, raising new concerns about the potential for violence to undermine Afghanistan's long-delayed parliamentary elections. Continue reading...

Russian lawyer critical of Mueller investigation

Subscriber onlyMOSCOW -- A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father's 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller has not contacted her yet. Continue reading...