Man admits to captivity, abuse of 3 Ohio women

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of kidnapping three women, keeping them captive in his Cleveland home for a decade and raping them repeatedly is waiting to be sentenced after pleading guilty in a deal to avoid the…

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face suspicion

BEIRUT (AP) — They’re lightweight, easy to assemble and have covers that are supposed to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The U.N. refugee agency wants to test these individual housing units with…

In Egypt bloodshed, dozens of Morsi backers killed

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian doctor at a rally of ousted president Mohammed Morsi’s supporters says the death toll from clashes with security forces has risen to 38 protesters. Yehia Mikkia said Saturday that the total number killed…

Death toll from Pakistan marketplace bombs now 57

PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say the death toll from a pair of overnight bombings at a busy market in a Shiite-dominated region of northern Pakistan has risen to 57. Hospital official Shabir Hussain and Shiite leader Hamid…

US seeks transfer of 2 Gitmo detainees to Algeria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is planning to transfer two Guantanamo Bay detainees to Algeria, the first movement of terrorist suspects from the prison since the president announced a renewed push to close the contentious facility run…

AP NewsAlert

CAIRO (AP) — Doctor at Islamist-led rally in Cairo says death toll from clashes with security at least 38.…

Hacker who made ATMs spit out cash dies in US

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent hacker who discovered a way to have automatic teller machines spit out cash and was set to deliver a talk about hacking pacemakers and other wireless implantable medical devices has died in…

North Korea military parades through Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Goose-stepping soldiers, columns of tanks and a broad array of ominous-looking missiles poised on mobile launchers paraded through Pyongyang’s main square on Saturday in a painstakingly choreographed military pageant intended to strike fear…

Kuwait holds parliamentary election

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) — Voters in Kuwait are casting ballots in a parliamentary election that leaders in the oil-rich Gulf nation hope will restore some stability after years of political confrontations, but an opposition boycott suggests more…

MIAs and troops abroad remain Korean War legacies

WASHINGTON (AP) — A truce stopped the fighting in Korea that once threatened to spread into a world war whose outcome might have been decided by nuclear weapons. Sixty years later, the costs of the Korean War continue…

Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 27, the 208th day of 2013. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1953, the Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of…

FAA certifies first 2 drones for domestic flight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say they have certified two types of unmanned aircraft for civilian use, a milestone expected to lead to the first approved commercial drone operations later this summer. The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday…

Tim Allen wants to reclaim N-word in comedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Allen isn’t a fan of the N-word — not just the word, but the phrase. The 60-year-old actor-comedian told the Tampa Bay Times in Florida that the term “N-word” is worse than the…

Blast in southern Philippine city kills 6

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines (AP) — A homemade bomb has ripped through a row of upscale bars and restaurants in a southern Philippine city, killing six people and wounding at least 28 more, police said Saturday. The victims…

Mia Farrow’s brother makes Alford plea in sex case

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The brother of actress Mia Farrow has entered an Alford plea in a Maryland court to two counts of sexually abusing two boys. The Capital of Annapolis reports (http://bit.ly/13jEYLS) that John Villers-Farrow of Edgewater…

War’s US legacies: permanent troops and 7,900 MIAs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty years after it finished fighting in Korea, the U.S. is still struggling with two legacies that are reminders of the costs — political, military and human — that war can impose on the generations…

4 dead in early-morning shooting in West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man faces four counts of first-degree murder after police say he fatally shot four people early Friday, including an elderly father and his son who were delivering newspapers when they apparently…

United, ANA find wire problems on 787 transmitters

Two airlines disclosed issues with the wiring on their Boeing 787′s emergency transmitters, the same part of the plane that is getting close scrutiny after a parked jet burned earlier this month. United Airlines said Friday that it…

Producer pleads guilty in NY online gambling case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Hollywood producer has pleaded guilty in New York for his role in a high-stakes sports betting business run by an organized-crime enterprise. Bryan Zuriff is executive producer of the Showtime series “Ray Donovan.”…