• Israeli tanks open fire at Gaza after mortar attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says a tank has fired at a target in the northern Gaza Strip following an explosion on the Palestinian side of the border.

  • Greek police in riot gear stand near refugees and migrants at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Germany and some other EU countries are planning to ask the European Commission for an extension of border controls within the Schengen passport-free travel zone for another six months because they fear a new wave of migrants. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    The Latest: Paris police, protesters scuffle over migrants

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):

  • In this April 28, 2016 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, Carter said Monday, May 2, 2016.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    US Defense Sec’y Carter: Campaign against IS ‘far from over’

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, “this fight is far from over,” U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday.

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  • In this Nov. 6, 2002, photo, Charlie Keating IV, 16, poses for a photo in Phoenix for an upcoming series on the Discovery channel that he took part in. The Navy SEAL killed in Iraq on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, was identified as Charlie Keating IV, 31, a former Phoenix high school star distance runner and the grandson of the late Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. (Sherrie Buzby/The Arizona Republic via AP)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX (AP) — He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.

  • File - In this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Laszlo Nemes accepts the award for best international film for "Son of Saul" at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial kicks off its annual remembrance ceremonies with a special screening of the Oscar-winning film "Son of Saul," acknowledging the unique role movies play in maintaining the memory of the Holocaust.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

    Films play special role in remembering Holocaust

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum has kicked off its annual remembrance ceremonies with a special screening of the Oscar-winning film “Son of Saul,” acknowledging the unique role movies play in maintaining the memory of the Holocaust.

  • In this Thursday, April 14, 2016 photo, a Syrian man pushes a trolley with his belongings to load them onto a bus with others leaving their home towns, near a crater in the town of Palmyra in the central Homs province, Syria. Volunteer sappers in opposition-held areas of Syria are improvising their approaches to one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return. The result has been tragic. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

    Syria’s volunteer sappers improvise mine-clearing methods

    BEIRUT (AP) — Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world’s most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return.

  • Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implying that the decision to omit the country may be political.

  • Palestinians inspect the damaged house of Zaid Amer, after it was demolished by the Israeli army, in the West Bank city of Nablus, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The Israeli army demolished the house of Amer, an arrested member of a Hamas cell who carried out an attack and shot dead a U.S. couple, residents of the West Bank Israeli settlement of Neria, while driving home last October, the army said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

    Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed 2 Israelis

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to that year’s Gaza war.

  • Abdiqadir Dulyar, director for the Somali television station Horn Cable, looks at the smashed window of a car that was carrying journalists working for his station, that unidentified gunmen opened fire on last week although no one was hurt, in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Somali journalists frequently receive threats and although many have been killed, police rarely investigate or provide adequate protection to reporters, according to Human Rights Watch, which marked World Press Freedom Day Tuesday by issuing a report on the dangers faced by Somali journalists. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)

    Press Freedom: Journalists face murders but keep working

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can be chilling.

  • In this Tuesday, April 12, 2016 photo, Sewage flows from an outlet into the sea in front of Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza's limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of neglect, is now floating northward and affecting Israel as well, where a nearby desalination plant was forced to shut down, apparently due to pollution. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

    SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip’s Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.