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South African ruling party debates fate of president

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ruling party critics of South African President Jacob Zuma pushed for his resignation on Sunday amid concern about alleged corruption at the highest levels of the government, but the president still retained significant support within the divided party.


Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges.


India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces have enforced strict curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir after Indian soldiers killed a prominent rebel commander in the disputed region.


Queen Latifah stars in movie about Flint water crisis

TORONTO (AP) — Queen Latifah is hoping that her role in a movie about the Flint water crisis will bring more attention to what she calls one of the great American tragedies of this century.


Somalia car bomb kills at least 8 in capital, police say

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital, killing at least eight people and injuring 15, police said Wednesday, as the extremist group al-Shabab quickly claimed responsibility.