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Updated at 4:37 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) " Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, killing at least six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff. Seven Japanese are unaccounted for. About 35 people were taken hostage, including about 20 foreigners, when gunmen stormed the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's Gulshan area, a diplomatic zone, on Friday...

Updated at 3:39 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. A Beijing court says the case has...

Updated at 3:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability. Attorney...

Updated at 3:27 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) " Albuquerque police struggled to adequately investigate use-of-force cases amid a mostly failed review system for holding officers accountable, while the department's SWAT units showed improvement in de-escalating...

Updated at 3:18 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " A law limiting protections for LGBT people emerged largely unchanged after North Carolina lawmakers revisited it during their yearly legislative session. After days of closed-door meetings to discuss possible changes,...

Updated at 3:18 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " California's gun laws, already some of the strictest in the nation, will get even more stringent next year. Gov. Jerry Brown signed onto much of the gun-control agenda advocated by legislative Democrats, who are...

Updated at 3:14 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) " The mother of four young children who were stabbed to death in a gated apartment complex in Tennessee is being held for questioning, but authorities have not charged her with a crime. The deaths on Friday saddened and...

Updated at 3:13 AM

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) " The Israeli military struck a series of militant sites in Gaza early Saturday in response to a rocket attack that hit a kindergarten in the Israeli border town of Sderot. No injuries were reported on either side...

Updated at 3:11 AM

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) " The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local): 12 noon A Japanese government spokesman says a Japanese hostage has...

Updated at 2:50 AM

ZRENJANIN, Serbia (AP) " Police say five people were killed and at least 20 were injured when a man entered a cafe in northern Serbia and sprayed the visitors with automatic gun fire. The suspect was arrested. The attack occurred at 01:40...

Posted at 2:00 AM

It was another interesting week in politics. "Interesting" mainly in a bizarre way.

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