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Janet Jackson, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia concert

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent to perform at Saudi Arabia concert

NEW YORK — Janet Jackson and rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of after human rights organizations urged the rapper to cancel her appearance.
Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill Turkish diplomat

Gunmen in restaurant in northern Iraq kill Turkish diplomat

IRBIL, Iraq — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara's consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish s
Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document

Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing document

CAIRO — Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council signed a document early Wednesday that outlines a power-sharing deal, but the two sides are still at work on a more contentious constitutional agreement that would specify the div

City hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility.
Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect in Mumbai attacks

Pakistan arrests US-wanted terror suspect in Mumbai attacks

MULTAN, Pakistan — Pakistan on Wednesday arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect implicated in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, officials said, just days ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to Washington.
'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

'Game of Thrones' reigns with record 32 Emmy nominations

LOS ANGELES — HBO's "Game of Thrones" slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season, leading HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from atop the increasing

British-Iranian woman held in Iran moved to psychiatric ward

LONDON — A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has been transferred to a hospital mental health facility, her husband said Wednesday.

Ex-teacher admits hiding camera in summer camp bathroom

TRENTON, N.J. — A former New Jersey elementary school teacher has admitted recording boys with a hidden camera at a summer camp and taking an explicit photo of a student. Thomas Guzzi Jr.
Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four-and-a-half day convention kicks off Wednesday when the show room floor opens to thousands vying for exclusive merchandise, from art to toys. Later, Warner Bros.

Woman pleads no contest in death of toddler found in toilet

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a toilet bowl.