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PARIS (AP) " Vacationers in the French Riviera city of Cannes have been banned from bringing big bags to the beach for security reasons in hopes of deterring a terrorist attack. Cannes Mayor David Lisnard says the restriction seeks to stop "bags that could contain explosives or weapons and allows police forces to intervene in a pragmatic way." Lisnard said Thursday that the ban on large backpacks, suitcases and other luggage would run until at least the end of October. His...

Updated at 2:39 PM

CAIRO (AP) " An Egyptian court has convicted the country's former top anti-corruption official of "spreading false news," sentencing him to a year in prison and a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds ($2,250) which, if paid along with an additional...

Updated at 2:33 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on developments related to the Syrian war and international effort on the crisis (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Rights watchdog groups are warning the Syrian government that opening safe passages to civilians...

Updated at 2:30 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 10:28 a.m. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says the CIA should give Donald Trump "fake intelligence briefings"...

Updated at 2:29 PM

CZESTOCHOWA, Poland (AP) " The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland and World Youth Day celebrations (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Poland's former president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa, a devout Catholic, says a late...

Updated at 2:16 PM

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) " California crews contended with hotter temperatures and lower humidity Thursday near scenic Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze. More than...

Updated at 1:36 PM

NEWARK, Del. (AP) " Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little. She'll get her chance next week as a member of the U.S. women's team. Before heading to Rio, Delle Donne got an opportunity to...

Updated at 1:25 PM

THROOP, N.Y. (AP) " How hot is it in upstate New York? So hot that horse manure is bursting into flames. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says it received multiple complaints July 5 about the smell and smoke emanating from...

Updated at 1:20 PM

LONDON (AP) " If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk " just make sure you can spare at least an hour. Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it takes about 60...

Updated at 12:57 PM

Mr. Robot delights in being a challenging show, sometimes to a fault. And though I still look fondly at...

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