• Police officers stand guard at a crossroad near the Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the mentally disabled where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at the facility where he had been fired, officials said, killing many people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Rare mass killing raises questions about security in Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan’s reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security.

  • Citing cyber ‘revolution,’ Obama issues attack response plan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House warned Tuesday of a “revolution” of computer-generated threats to the U.S. stoked by growing cyber aggression by traditional U.S. foes like Russia and North Korea, and issued a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks.

    Updated: 9:26 am

  • Pakistan army soldiers stand guard next to a damage army vehicle after an attack in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Pakistani police say unidentified gunmen have killed two army soldiers in a hit and run attack in the southern port city of Karachi. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

    Gunmen kill 2 army soldiers in southern Pakistan

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Unidentified gunmen killed two army soldiers in a hit-and-run attack in the southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday, police said.

    Updated: 10:45 am

  • In this July 18, 2016 photo, Sri Lankan mangrove conservation workers carry mangrove saplings for planting in Kalpitiya, about 130 kilometers (81 miles) north of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests _ the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, better absorb carbon from the environment mitigating effects of global warming and reducing impact of natural disasters like tsunamis. Authorities have identified about 37,000 acres (15,000 hectares) of mangrove forests in Sri Lanka that are earmarked for preservation. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    Sri Lanka to conserve climate-friendly mangroves ecosystem

    PAMBALA LAGOON, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests — the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural disasters like tsunamis.

  • Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during the 6th East Asia Summit Foreign Minister's meeting in Vientiane, Laos, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Kerry: Progress with Russia on Syria despite military doubts

    VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff.

  • FILE- In this Oct. 9, 2010, file photo, Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav displays his medal after winning against South Africa Richard Brian Addinall in the 74kg category wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. Yadav, who was to represent India in the 74kg category at the Olympics, said his food supplements were spiked after he tested positive for a banned steroid. He is among two Indian sportspersons claimed that there was a conspiracy against them after they tested positive for banned substances just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

    Indian Rio hopefuls claim innocence on doping

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Two Indian competitors have proclaimed their innocence after testing positive for banned steroids just days before they were to leave for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

  • Police officers stand guard at the main gate of Tsukui Yamayuri-en, a facility for the disabled where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Police said they responded to a call at about 2:30 a.m. from an employee saying something horrible was happening at the facility in the city of Sagamihara, 50 kilometers (30 miles) west of Tokyo. A man turned himself in at a police station about two hours later, police said. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Hatred behind troubled Japan knife attacker’s rampage

    SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death.

  • Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhaka

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh’s capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country’s police chief said.

  • A police officer talks with visitors in front of a facility for the handicapped where a number of people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack Tuesday, July 26, 2016,  in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)

    The Latest: US statement expresses shock at Japan attack

    TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):

  • Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and comedian Sarah Silverman speak during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Monday, July 25, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: