- French police storm supermarket, kill hostage-taker; 3 dead
TREBES, France (AP) — An armed man went on rampage Friday in southern France, carjacking a vehicle, shooting at police and taking hostages in an hours-long standoff at a supermarket. He killed three people and wounded others before being shot to death when French police stormed the market, authorities said.
- The Latest: France: Macron says suspect killed 3, injured 16
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting and hostage-taking in southern France (all times local):
- Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said.
- New Peru president sworn after Kuczynski resignation
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A little-known former governor was sworn in as Peru's president on Friday hours after the congress voted to accept the resignation of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski following a corruption scandal.
- The Latest: Kurd group PKK says will withdraw from Sinjar
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments regarding Iraq ,Turkey and Kurdish rebels (all times local):
- Trump tariffs undermine trust in rules-based global commerce
GENEVA (AP) — The Trump administration's move to impose tariffs on countries like China undermines the rules-based system of global commerce that the United States itself helped create after World War II, experts and trading partners say.
- China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat
BEIJING (AP) — China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption.
- Reporter accuses Russian presidential candidate of groping
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian television news reporter has accused a six-time Russian presidential candidate of groping him years ago, and nearly 300 journalists signed a petition Friday against another top Russian lawmaker in a sexual harassment scandal.
- Incoming Peru president a political novice facing tough odds
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The man due to become Peru's next president has scarce experience governing but is known as a consensus builder who might have a shot at bridging divides after one of the most-bitter political crises in the Andean nation's recent history.
- EU nations to take more action against Russia over spy
BRUSSELS (AP) — Several European Union countries said Friday they may follow Britain in expelling Russian diplomats, as EU chief Donald Tusk predicted member states would introduce more measures against Moscow for the poisoning of an ex-spy in England.