• A villager carries harvested rice on his cycle at Dashiachora, in Kurigram enclaves, Bangladesh. Bangladesh and India are going to officially exchange the adversely possessed enclaves Friday midnight where the two neighboring countries will implement the Land Boundary Agreement in line with a deal signed in 1974. (AP Photo)

    India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle old dispute

    NEW DELHI (AP) — At the stroke of midnight Friday, tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land to settle the demarcation line dividing them.

  • In this Thursday, July 30, 2015. file photo, an Afghan shop clerk shows a calendar with pictures of Afghan leaders including Mullah Mohammad Omar, center, in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the challenge of bringing together an insurgency that he ran under another’s name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. For its part, the Afghan government believes it can seize the on the crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years ago to further weaken the insurgency by exposing the lie that had been holding it together. (AP Photo/Barialai Khoshhal, File)

    Analysis: Afghan govt hopes to divide and conquer Taliban

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man’s name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. Meanwhile, the Afghan government believes it can seize on the Taliban leadership crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years to further weaken the insurgency.

    Updated: 7:16 pm

  • Suspected kidnapper in Albuquerque dies in reported shootout

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A kidnapping suspect in Albuquerque is dead after reportedly exchanging gunfire with law enforcement officers.

  • Ex-coach rejoins Oklahoma City soccer team after acquittal

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City soccer coach who was accused in the death of an off-duty police officer in England plans to rejoin the organization after he was cleared of all charges.

  • New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson reacts while talking with reporters at NFL football training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

    Jets, Bowles surprised, disappointed Richardson hid arrest

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents found out, too.

    Updated: 6:26 pm

  • Fired Mexican soccer coach probed for political tweets

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The trouble isn’t over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera, who is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections.

  • Date for reopening nuke dump in New Mexico being pushed back

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Officials at the federal government’s troubled nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico say the target date for reopening is being pushed back.

  • Correction: Colorado Fluoride Debate story

    DENVER (AP) — In a story July 30 about a debate over adding fluoride to public drinking water, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the director for the Fluoride Action Network. His name is Paul Connett, not Paul Commett.

  • Business owner denies agency gave it preferential treatment

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of a Bernalillo-based business at the center of a state investigation denies it received preferential treatment from the New Mexico Department of Taxation and Revenue.

    Updated: 3:38 pm

  • Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appears at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school should not be in the business of law enforcement at all.