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Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers


ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub.

People, Entertainment, U.S. 7:19pm EDT

Airplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation


PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR - Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin. | Video

Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks


BEIRUT/ISTANBUL - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. | Video

World, Turkey, Syria 4:49pm EDT

Palestinian youth dies after West Bank clash with Israeli troops


RAMALLAH, West Bank - A Palestinian youth died on Saturday at a West Bank hospital following a clash with Israeli troops near Ramallah, Palestinian hospital officials said.

Biden, aides talking with supporters about possible presidential run: NYT


WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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New Afghan Taliban leader appeals for unity in first public message


DERA ISMAIL KHAN/ PESHAWAR, Pakistan - The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection.

Syrian Islamist group Ahrar al-Sham mourns Taliban leader

BEIRUT - A conservative Islamist rebel group in Syria, which has contested its hardline image in Western newspapers, mourned the death of the leader of the Taliban in a statement distributed online on Saturday.

World, Syria 2:27pm EDT

Yemeni vice president arrives in Aden, fighting continues in country


ADEN, Yemen - Yemeni vice president Khaled Bahah arrived in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, the most senior official from Yemen's exiled government to visit since local fighters drove out the Iranian-backed Houthis.

World, Yemen 2:19pm EDT

Egypt extends for six months military mandate in Gulf, Red Sea

CAIRO - The Egyptian government extended by six months the deployment of "some elements of the armed forces" outside Egypt's borders to defend national and Arab security in the Gulf, Red Sea and the Strait of Mandeb, state news agency MENA said on Saturday.

World, Egypt 2:19pm EDT

Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paper


ATHENS - Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions.

World, Greece 2:18pm EDT

What the government cut from Hillary’s email

As expected, Friday's public release of thousands more emails Hillary Clinton sent or received while U.S. secretary of state is streaked with white bars marking where the government has redacted information not fit for public consumption.