The Latest: Brown loses to Troicki at Wimbledon

Dustin Brown of Germany returns the ball during his singles tennis match against Viktor Troicki of Serbia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Saturday July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):



McCain: US must reassess Afghanistan troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration's current plan to drawdown U.S. forces, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday during a visit to the country's capital.
Egypt says kills 12 militants in air strikes as Sisi inspects troops

Smoke rises in Egypt's North Sinai as seen from the border of southern Gaza Strip with EgyptISMAILIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt launched air strikes in North Sinai on Saturday, killing 12 militants, security sources said, and the Egyptian president visited the restive province where the bloodiest fighting in years erupted earlier this week.    The sources said the air strikes hit militant targets near Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai province, killing 12 militants and destroying weapons and explosives caches.     The sources also said that border security forces had found about half a tonne of explosives in a tunnel on the border between Egypt and Gaza. ...



Rockets land in Israel, Egypt's IS affiliate claims responsibility

By Maayan Lubell and Mostafa Hashem JERUSALEM/CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces. Islamic State's Egypt affiliate, Sinai Province, said in a statement posted on Twitter by supporters that it had launched three Grad rockets toward "occupied Palestine". An Israeli military source earlier said the rockets had been fired from Sinai, which borders Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal.
Benedict XVI is honored for keen devotion to church music

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, who retired in 2013, has been honored for cultivating sensitivity to sacred music in the traditions of the Catholic Church.


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