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  • AP Source: House panel subpoenas Hillary Clinton confidant

    A longtime confidant of Hillary Rodham Clinton has been subpoenaed to testify before a special House panel investigating the deaths of four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, according to an official familiar with the probe. This...
  • 1 dead in Burundi unrest; leader delays parliamentary vote

    Burundi police fired live bullets, tear gas and tossed a grenade Wednesday to disperse hundreds of protesters angry over the president's bid for a third term in office. One soldier died while trying to stop the police barrage, a captain said. Amid the...
  • Texas hunter kills endangered black rhino

    FORT WORTH, Texas A Texan who paid $350,000 for a controversial permit to hunt an endangered black rhino has killed the animal in Namibia and likely is on his way back home. Corey Knowlton, the 36-year-old Dallas man who bought the rare permit to hunt...
  • Cannes 2015: For 'Mediterranea' director, boat people as film drama

    Cannes 2015: For 'Mediterranea' director, boat people as film drama
    To make "Mad Max: Fury Road," the director George Miller eschewed the usual filmmaking shortcuts in favor of shoots in the gritty Namibian desert. Jonas Carpignano adopted a similar mindset, but for a very different movie. To prepare for "Mediterranea,"...
  • French govt: Forces killed al-Qaida-linked leader in Mali

    French special forces killed a top chief of al-Qaida's affiliate in northern Mali who was suspected in high-profile killings and hostage-takings against French citizens, officials said Wednesday. Amada Ag Hama, whose nom de guerre was "Abdelkrim the...
  • Libya sends special envoy to talk with EU about migrant plan

    Libya said Tuesday it has sent a special envoy to speak with the European Union about the EU's proposed military operation to destroy the boats of migrant smugglers who increasingly set off for Europe from the chaotic north African country. A statement...
  • Man arrested in Italy for Tunisia Bardo attack was migrant

    A Moroccan man arrested in Italy on suspicion he helped organize the attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum had been ordered to leave Italy after having arrived with other migrants on a smugglers' boat, authorities said Wednesday. The arrest of Abdelmajid...
  • Iran warships escort cargo vessel toward Yemen

    U.S. and allied officials are debating how they should handle an Iranian cargo ship that is flanked by two warships and heading toward a Yemen port, reportedly carrying humanitarian supplies for the war-wracked nation. The mission sets up a dilemma:...
  • Tunisia: Can't confirm killing of journalists in Libya

    Two Tunisian journalists who disappeared in Libya could still be alive, Tunisia's foreign minister said Tuesday, calling into question reports that they were killed by the Islamic State. Journalists Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Ktari disappeared in...
  • Grandmother spearheads hospital project in Uganda

    Grandmother spearheads hospital project in Uganda
    Nearly seven years ago, Delray Beach resident Linda Greenberg had a near fatal automobile accident with an 18-wheeler that totaled her car and put her in Delray Medical Center with a serious brain injury. "Because of God, my sons Marc and Cory, and Dr....
  • Correction: Spain-Boy in Suitcase story

    In a story May 8 about Spanish police discovering a boy hidden in a suitcase at a North African border crossing, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the woman traveling with the boy was married to his father. The man and woman are not related....