• Israeli settlers sleep in the Jewish settlement of Beit El after a night stand off with police, near the West Bank town of Ramallah, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The Israeli Prime Minister's office said Wednesday it has approved the "immediate construction" of 300 housing units in the West Bank settlement of Beit El. The announcement came amid a standoff in Beit El, where Israeli settlers clashed with Israeli forces as authorities began to dismantle a contested West Bank settlement housing complex after Israel's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that it must be demolished. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

    Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister’s office announced the “immediate construction” of some 300 new units at another location in the same settlement and advanced plans for about 500 new units in east Jerusalem.

  • In this July 11, 2013 file photo, a woman holds a poster of Mother Laura Montoya or Madre Laura, inside the cathedral in Bogota, Colombia. The planned July 29, 2015 debut of a TV soap opera dramatizing the life of Madre Laura, Colombia's only Roman Catholic saint, is shrouded in controversy after devotees of the missionary nun filed a lawsuit seeking to correct what they say is an unseemly depiction. The Congregation of Missionaries of Mary Immaculate and St. Catherine of Sienna, the order founded by Montoya, says that despite repeated requests it was never consulted by producer Caracol about the script. The group questions the network's right to use Montoya's name and image, whose copyright it claims. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

    TV depiction of Colombia’s only saint angers her devotees

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia’s next big prime-time sensation.