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High heat: Spain clocks prelim record of 47.2 C (116.96 F)

High heat: Spain clocks prelim record of 47.2 C (116.96 F)

MADRID (AP) — Spain set a new provisional heat record of 47.2 degrees Celsius (116.96 Fahrenheit) on Saturday as Southern Europe sweltered under a relentless summer sun.

Russian firefighting plane crashes in Turkey; 8 killed

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — A firefighting plane from Russia crashed Saturday in a mountainous area in southern Turkey, killing the eight crew members and emergency workers aboard, Russia's Defense Ministry said.
Tropical Storm Grace forms; Fred still a tropical depression

Tropical Storm Grace forms; Fred still a tropical depression

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Grace formed Saturday morning in the Atlantic Ocean, while Fred remained a tropical depression headed into the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Grace was centered 420 miles (675 kilometers) east of the Leeward Islands, the U.S.
1 dies in Albuquerque school shooting; student detained

1 dies in Albuquerque school shooting; student detained

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One student was killed and another was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a middle school near downtown Albuquerque during the lunch hour, police said.
Boston's famed Skinny House back on market, listed for $1.2M

Boston's famed Skinny House back on market, listed for $1.2M

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's famous Skinny House is on sale again for a whopping $1.2 million. The vertically rectangular-shaped house was listed Monday, the first time it's been on the market since 2017.
Taliban sweep across Afghanistan's south, take 4 more cities

Taliban sweep across Afghanistan's south, take 4 more cities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban completed their sweep of Afghanistan's south on Friday, taking four more provincial capitals in a lightning offensive that brought them closer to Kabul just weeks before the U.S.
New York Assembly to suspend Cuomo impeachment investigation

New York Assembly to suspend Cuomo impeachment investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Assembly will suspend its investigation of Gov.
DC military base on lockdown after report of armed person

DC military base on lockdown after report of armed person

WASHINGTON (AP) — A military base in Washington was placed on lockdown Friday after a report that an armed person was spotted on the grounds after local police said shots were heard on streets near the base and a gunman ran onto the grounds.
Federal judge leaves CDC evictions moratorium in place

Federal judge leaves CDC evictions moratorium in place

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is refusing landlords' request to put the Biden administration’s new eviction moratorium on hold, though she made clear she thinks it's illegal. U.S.
Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

Death toll from floods in northern Turkey reaches 27

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from the severe floods and mudslides in northern Turkey rose to 27 Friday after search and rescue crews recovered 10 more bodies overnight, officials said.