• Democratic delegates cram into hotel rooms to cut high costs

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can.

  • People attend Friday prayers in Fatih mosque, Istanbul, Friday July 22, 2016. Turkish lawmakers responded to an attempted coup by approving a three-month state of emergency that allows the government to extend detention times and issue decrees. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Turkish city streets are calm after emergency declaration

    ISTANBUL (AP) — A top Turkish official on Friday accused the United States of “standing up for savages” by not immediately handing over a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who the government claims orchestrated last week’s failed coup. Speaking in Washington, President Barack Obama said there was a legal process for extradition and encouraged Turkey to present evidence.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 42nd International Convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    The Latest: Warren: ‘Probably not’ Clinton’s running mate

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local):

  • The names of the victims of truck attack in Nice, that killed 84 people last Thursday hang from two pillars at Nice City Hall in Nice, France Friday July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Maeva Bambuck)

    After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against IS

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande announced new help Friday for Iraq’s military in fighting Islamic State extremists, trying to show his government is taking action amid criticism that there weren’t enough police protecting Nice’s Bastille Day celebration when a truck attack last week killed 84 people.

  • New Mexico governor disputes claim Trump reached out on VP

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is disputing a claim that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tried to contact her to be vetted for vice president.

  • Albuquerque wins federal approval for Route 66 transit route

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s plans for building a rapid transit route along a stretch of Historic Route 66 has won federal approval, amid strong opposition from local shop owners who say the project could cost them customers and even their livelihoods.

  • FIFA ethics judges open case against Thai official Makudi

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judges have opened a case against former executive committee member Worawi Makudi of Thailand, who faces a four-year ban for alleged election forgery and other misconduct.

  • In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Trump’s closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

    TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

    Updated: 8:07 pm

  • People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Asian shares were higher Thursday as Japan's benchmark rose on hopes of Japanese government stimulus spending and better-than-expected earnings lifted Wall Street. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Asian shares down as central banks wait and see

    LONDON (AP) — Stock markets turned higher on Friday after surveys suggested the eurozone economy is proving resilient to the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s Brexit vote. A big drop in business activity in the U.K. raised expectations of more central bank stimulus there.

  • An Indian Paramilitary soldier stops a Kashmiri Muslim man in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 22, 2016. Restrictions and security lockdowns are nothing new for Kashmiris. The region witnessed months of clampdown during massive public uprisings against Indian rule in 2008 and 2010. Frequent separatist calls for shutdown and protests too are routinely met with security lockdowns. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

    Kashmir residents struggle under India security lockdown

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sheikh Naseer Ahmed is getting married, yet his home looks like anyone else’s. There are no floral or light decorations, no hustle and bustle. Only close relatives are invited to the modest meal that is being prepared.