- Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.
- Strong aftershocks rattle devastated Italian earthquake zone
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled to be celebrated for some of the 267 dead.
- Official: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws, officials said.
- Car bomb attack in Turkey kills 8 police; 45 wounded
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 45 other people, the state-run news agency reported.
- Tourist describes death, harrowing month in New Zealand bush
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Pavlina Pizova says she couldn't free her partner after he slipped down an icy bank and became wedged between rocks and branches. After he died, she stayed with him through the freezing night.