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'Narcocorrido' singer shot in Mexico City

The lead singer of a Mexican folk band famous for its "narco ballads" about drug trafficking was shot Saturday in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood, the city prosecutor's office said.

Muslim man beaten outside Florida mosque attended by Orlando gunman

A Muslim man was beaten on Saturday outside a Florida mosque attended by the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub, though authorities and a Muslim civil rights group differed as to whether the attack was racially motivated.

FBI interviews Hillary Clinton in private server probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigation interviewed Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for three and a half hours on Saturday as part of the probe into her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state, her campaign said.

Trump tweet attacking Clinton employs image of Jewish star

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted an image of rival Hillary Clinton alongside hundred-dollar bills and a Jewish star bearing the words "most corrupt candidate ever!", prompting outrage and bafflement on social media.

Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel dies at 87

Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of millions of Holocaust victims, died on Saturday. He was 87.

20 killed in Bangladesh hostage bloodbath

Bangladesh's prime minister implored Islamist extremists to stop killing in the name of religion Saturday after 20 hostages were slaughtered at the start of the Eid holiday in a restaurant packed with foreigners.

Serbian man kills 5, injures more than 20, in cafe shooting

BELGRADE - Five people were killed and more than 20 were wounded early on Saturday when a man entered a cafe in northern Serbia and opened fire with a machine gun, police said.

Bangladesh siege ends: 13 hostages rescued, 6 gunmen killed

DHAKA - Suspected Islamic gunmen attacked an upscale cafe in the Bangladeshi capital popular with foreigners before police stormed the building on Saturday and rescued at least 13 hostages, officials said.

Bus accident kills 26 in north China: report

BEIJING, CHINA - A bus accident in north China killed 26 people and injured four when the coach crashed through a highway guard rail and plunged into a canal, state media reported Saturday.

Gunfighting at Dhaka restaurant ends, commandos still inside – police

NEW DELHI - Gunfighting at a besieged restaurant in the Bangladeshi capital ended on Saturday and between eight and ten hostages were rescued by commandos who were still inside the building, a police official said.