• Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, right, congratulates the Coordinating Minister for Legal, Politics and Security Affairs Wiranto after the inauguration ceremony for the new cabinet members at the State Palace in Jakarta, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Widodo announced a new Cabinet on Wednesday that puts the retired general linked to human rights abuses in charge of security and returns a popular reformist to the finance ministry. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

    New Indonesia Cabinet includes reformer, rights abuser

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced a new Cabinet on Wednesday that puts a retired general linked to human rights abuses in charge of security and returns a popular reformist to the finance ministry.

  • FILE- In this file photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, displaced people walk next to a razor wire fence at the United Nations base in the capital Juba, South Sudan. South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said. The rapes in the capital of Juba highlighted two persistent problems in the chaotic country engulfed by civil war: targeted ethnic violence and the reluctance by U.N. peacekeepers to protect civilians. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File)

    Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp

    JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said.

  • This Wednesday, July 20, 2016 file picture shows soldiers patrolling the famed Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France. Since January 2015, IS-inspired attackers have killed at least 235 people in France, by far the largest casualty rate of any Western country. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

    Many factors make France the top IS terror target in Europe

    PARIS (AP) — When militants loyal to the Islamic State group seek to inflict pain on Europe, France is their preferred target, a grim reality borne out yet again with Tuesday’s knife slaughter of a Catholic priest.

  • Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks with friends as he arrives for breakfast at a diner in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Clinton campaign seeks to make most of Kaine’s Spanish

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, “Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle.”

  • FILE- In this July 26, 2016, file photo, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, attends the 23rd ASEAN regional retreat meeting in Vientiane, Laos. Despite the Philippines taking on China in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea and winning big, other Southeast Asian nations with similar disputes who attended this week's meetings are apparently backing down from Beijing. (AP photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Analysis: China emerges more muscular after ASEAN meetings

    VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Daring to take on China in a territorial dispute in the South China Sea, the Philippines went to an international tribunal for justice, and won big. But it turned out to be a pyrrhic victory.

  • China sends Hong Kong journalists to up to 5 years in prison

    BEIJING (AP) — A southern Chinese court has sentenced four people, including at least two Hong Kong journalists, to prison on charges of running an illegal business after they reportedly sent copies of their sensitive political magazines to mainland China.

    Updated: 1:23 am

  • A Palestinian boy walks over the rubble of a house that overlooks the Israeli separation barrier, background, and was demolished by the Israeli army, in the West Bank village of Qalandia, near Ramallah, Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Israeli army bulldozers demolished elven houses along side the Israeli separation barrier, at the village of Qalandia early morning. The Israeli B'Tselem rights group reported last Monday that Israeli authorities demolished 168 homes in the West Bank from January to the end of June this year. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

    Israeli military says it killed suspect behind deadly ambush

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces tracked down a group of suspects behind the deadly ambush of a family car in the West Bank earlier this month and killed the man who pulled the trigger in that attack in a shootout early on Wednesday, the military said.

  • Demonstrators burn a flag during a protest in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, during the second day of the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party’s national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.

  • Police officers enter into the house of Satoshi Uematsu, the suspect in a mass stabbing attack, in Sagamihara, outside of Tokyo, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The suspect was being transferred Wednesday from a local police station to the prosecutor's office in Yokohama. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Japan police search home of suspect in stabbing spree

    SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — Japanese police on Wednesday searched the home of the suspect in a mass stabbing spree that left 19 people dead at a facility for the mentally disabled.

    Updated: 1:31 am

  • Indonesia's new Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, right, and Coordinating Minister for Legal, Security and Politics Wiranto prepare for a group photo during the announcement of the new cabinet ministers at Merdeka Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced a new Cabinet line-up on Wednesday that returns a reformist to the Finance Ministry and puts a former head of the military in charge of security. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

    Indonesian president announces new Cabinet line-up

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced a new Cabinet on Wednesday that puts a retired general linked to human rights abuses in charge of security and returns a popular reformist to the finance ministry.

    Updated: 1:20 am