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In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province west of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)

Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

- Associated Press

Drug Enforcement Administration regional director Matthew Donahue speaks during an interview, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in downtown Chicago. Top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government and federal police, DEA officials told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)

U.S., Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

- Associated Press





In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse; blame begins

- Associated Press

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North Korean soldiers salute as others bow before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and liberation from Japanese colonial rule in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. North Korea has marked the anniversary with a series of ceremonies ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month, the 70th anniversary of its national foundation day. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

US sanctions shipping firms over North Korea trade

- Associated Press






In this Aug. 13, 2018, photo a house is pictured for sale in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices. The government on Wednesday, Aug. 15 passed legislation that allows only New Zealand residents to buy homes as it attempts to improve housing affordability and increase the rate of home ownership. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

- Associated Press


People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Shares were mostly lower in Asia early Wednesday despite a rally overnight on Wall Street as investors' jitters over the Turkish currency crisis eased.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

- Associated Press


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