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Tanks but no tanks! German fined for WWII weapons arsenal

Tanks but no tanks! German fined for WWII weapons arsenal

BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Tuesday convicted an 84-year-old man of illegal weapons possession for having a personal arsenal that included a tank, a flak cannon and multiple other items of World War II-era military equipment.
Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

Children stopped at border likely hit record-high in July

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S.
US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge

US hits 70% vaccination rate -- a month late, amid a surge

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Judge denies new trial request in Mollie Tibbetts case

Judge denies new trial request in Mollie Tibbetts case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a convicted man's request for a new trial in the 2018 killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, whose body was found in a cornfield weeks after she disappeared while out for a run near h
Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

Mask mandate reinstated in San Francisco Bay Area amid surge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Health officials in San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties announced Monday that they are reinstating a mask mandate for all indoor settings as COVID-19 infections surge because of the highly contagious delta variant.
Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

Citing Taliban violence, US expands Afghan refugee program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday expanded its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens from Afghanistan as Taliban violence increases ahead there of the U.S. military pullout at the end of the month.

Death toll jumps to more than 300 in recent China flooding

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have announced a large jump in the death toll from recent floods. The Henan provincial government said Monday that 302 people died and 50 remain missing.
Tourists flee as wildfires threaten Turkish beach resorts

Tourists flee as wildfires threaten Turkish beach resorts

ISTANBUL (AP) — Wildfires raged Sunday near Turkey's holiday beach destinations of Antalya and Mugla as the discovery of more bodies caused the death toll to rise to eight.
Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires

ISTANBUL (AP) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some hotels in the Aegean Sea resort of Bodrum due to the dangers posed by nearby wildfires, Turkish media reported.
Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.