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Police say man who stabbed Hong Kong actor is schizophrenic

Police say man who stabbed Hong Kong actor is schizophrenic

BEIJING — Police in southern China said the man who stabbed veteran Hong Kong actor Simon Yam at an event suffers from paranoid schizophrenia.
'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles

'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles

SAN DIEGO — "Game of Thrones" may be over but the cast can't seem to get away from stray coffee cups.
Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

NEW YORK — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during a hot Friday evening commute, stranding some passengers underground and sending others searching for alternate ways home.
Court deals major blow to hydropower transmission line

Court deals major blow to hydropower transmission line

The New Hampshire Supreme Court dealt a possibly fatal blow Friday to plans for a hydropower transmission line that has raised concerns among communities and environmentalists that it would harm tourism and property values.
Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con

Russo brothers field questions from Avengers at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — "Avengers: Endgame" directors Joe and Anthony Russo are doing a victory lap at San Diego Comic-Con Friday.

Idaho music event cancelled amid immigration enforcement fear

JEROME, Idaho — A music festival in southern Idaho has been cancelled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, 4 hurt

Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, 4 hurt

ATHENS, Greece — A strong earthquake centred northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital's streets and damaging several buildings.
Trump administration trying to bring A$AP Rocky home

Trump administration trying to bring A$AP Rocky home

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump says her husband's administration is working with the State Department to try to bring rapper A$AP Rocky home.
Suspect in animation studio arson fire reportedly had grudge

Suspect in animation studio arson fire reportedly had grudge

TOKYO — Police on Friday were investigating at the blackened, gutted building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people in a beloved animation studio, crushing the hearts of comic fans in Japan and beyond.
Ukraine's president says he backs prisoner swap with Russia

Ukraine's president says he backs prisoner swap with Russia

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine's president on Friday outlined the details of an impending prisoner swap with Russia, saying that Kyiv is willing to release a jailed Russian journalist in exchange for a Ukrainian film director.