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The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda
MIAMI (AP) -- The latest on Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. All times local:...

Pope asserts marriage is forever at start of family meeting
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he says the church must "seek out and care for hurting couples with the balm of acceptance and mercy."...

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police took the unprecedented step of preventing Palestinian residents of Jerusalem from entering the walled Old City on Sunday after two Palestinian stabbing attacks against Israelis....

The Latest: Israeli-Palestinian tensions soar after attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments after a Palestinian teenager stabbed two Israelis to death and wounded a woman and a toddler before being shot and killed in Jerusalem's Old City, part of a series of recent attacks that have aggravated tensions in the Holy Land (all times local)....

Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 10
ANTIBES, France (AP) -- Sudden heavy rains around the French Riviera have killed at least 10 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, and left six missing. Car and train traffic was disrupted along the Mediterranean coast....

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday it has withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital, killing 19 people....

School hazing gets stern penalty in military-ruled Thailand
BANGKOK (AP) -- At a military facility outside Bangkok, a drill sergeant barks orders at a group of film students learning the hard way that creative license has its limits in Thailand....

Bahamas search finds life ring but no other sign of US ship
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- An intensive search by U.S. Coast Guard and Navy aircraft has turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin....

Paris parties all night with silent disco, art shows
PARIS (AP) -- Thousands of Parisians danced in eerie silence at the Gare du Nord train station and galleries left their doors open all night for the French capital's annual "Sleepless Night" festival....

Mainstream Portuguese moderates expected to prevail in vote
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Moderate mainstream parties were expected to triumph in Portugal's general election Sunday, after more radical alternatives failed to exploit public discontent over austerity measures....

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