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Devastation in Raqqa raises questions about cost of victory
BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish-led forces on Friday declared victory over the Islamic State group in Raqqa, the former "capital" of its self-proclaimed caliphate where militants had terrorized the population for four years - setting up a climactic last stand for the extremists in the last vestiges of territory they control....



What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm
BARCELONETA, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, far from any road. At the same time, crews fan out across the battered island, erecting light poles and power lines in a block by block slog....



Drone video shows devastation in Raqqa, Syria
RAQQA, Syria (AP) -- Drone footage from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between Kurdish-led forces and the Islamic State group and thousands of bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition....



Spanish PM to unveil measures to fight Catalan separatists
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Spain's prime minister says his government will unveil specific measures Saturday to halt Catalonia's independence bid but refused to confirm if that included plans to hold a regional election in January....



Egyptian official: 14 policemen killed southwest of Cairo
CAIRO (AP) -- Militants killed 14 policemen and wounded eight in a shootout during a raid Friday on a militants' hideout southwest of Cairo, an Egyptian security official said....



Iraqi forces seize disputed town after clashes with Kurds
ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi troops seized a town from Kurdish forces after a brief but intense firefight on Friday, capping a dramatic week of maneuvers that saw the Kurds hand over territory across northern Iraq....



Somalia's death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' planned
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime minister said....



Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Environmental pollution - from filthy air to contaminated water - is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined....



Report: 152 Afghan trainees have gone AWOL in US since 2005
WASHINGTON (AP) -- At least 152 Afghans sent to the United States for military training during the course of the war against the Taliban have gone AWOL, and the problem, which worsened last year, is unlikely to improve soon, U.S. inspectors said Friday....



Police: Stabbings at Polish shopping mall not terror attack
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A man with a knife stabbed people Friday at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and injuring nine others, police said, ruling out terror or political motives for the attack....