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Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and joining the extremist group....

Pope asserts marriage is forever at start of family meeting
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues Sunday by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he said the church doesn't judge and 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) -- In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence....

New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Aircraft have returned to the southeastern Bahamas to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that caught in Hurricane Joaquin....

The Latest: Israeli-Palestinian tensions soar after attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to all Palestinians who do not live, work or study there (all times local)....

Tip of the iceberg: No end in sight to migrant wave
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach - and a week after the European Union agreed to secure its borders - the migrant crisis has largely fallen off the front pages and reporters are going home....

Syria President: Russia campaign against terror must succeed
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad says the air campaign by Russia against terrorists in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed....

Turkey says Russian airstrikes in Syria 'unacceptable'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president says Russian airstrikes that have targeted some foreign-back insurgents in Syria are unacceptable and warned Moscow that it runs the risk of alienating itself in the region....

10 jihadi recruitment suspects arrested in Spain, Morocco
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's Interior Ministry says Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of recruiting jihadi fighters for the Islamic State group....

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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New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin

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