Firefighters struggled on Sunday to contain a fast-spreading
wildfire that has killed at least one person, destroyed 18
homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the
drought-stricken canyons north of Los Angeles, officials
A 21-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested after killing
a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, the fourth
violent assault on civilians in western Europe in 10 days,
though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism.
France's interior minister has rejected an assertion by a
senior Nice security official that his staff tried to change
a report into policing on the night of the Bastille Day
attack that claimed 84 lives.
The head of the Democratic Party has resigned amid a furor
over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing
rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the
convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House.
President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey,
ordering the closure of thousands of private schools,
charities and other institutions in his first decree since
imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.