Heavy clashes as Iraqi forces push into IS-held Fallujah
CAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah repelled a four-hour counterattack by the Islamic State group on Tuesday, a day after entering the southern part of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes.
Trump details fundraising for veterans' charities
NEW YORK (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump provided details Tuesday of the charities that received millions of dollars from a veterans' fundraiser he held earlier this year following sustained pressure from media outlets trying to account for the promised funds.
UN: 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week
GENEVA (AP) — Survivors' accounts now indicate the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy claimed at least 880 lives in the last week as unseaworthy, overcrowded smuggling boats capsized and sank under the weight of their human cargo, the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday.
Wal-Mart seeks overseas success by going native in China
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China's largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were bright red and firm. She peered at the eyeballs — were they bulging?