• In this photo taken on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 and released by Guo Lu, motorists watch people gather to protest outside a KFC restaurant outlet in Baoying county in east China's Jiangsu province. In an apparent attempt to head off large-scale street demonstrations, Chinese state newspapers have criticized scattered protests against KFC restaurants and other U.S. targets sparked by an international tribunal's ruling that denied Beijing's claim to virtually the entire South China Sea. (Guo Lu via AP)

    China criticizes street protests over arbitration ruling

    BEIJING (AP) — In an apparent attempt to head off large-scale street demonstrations, Chinese state newspapers have criticized scattered protests against KFC restaurants and other U.S. targets sparked by an international tribunal’s ruling that denied Beijing’s claim to virtually the entire South China Sea.

  • In this Tuesday, July 12, 2016 photo, acclaimed Irish author Colm Toibin shows his ID to an Israel soldier in the West Bank city of Hebron. Toibin has toured the West Bank to observe Israeli military rule over the Palestinians, collecting material for an essay that will be part of an anthology on 50 years of occupation. The 2017 book includes contributions from two dozen well-known authors who have written about subjects ranging from Israel’s military courts to a weekend in Gaza. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org via AP)

    Through an author’s eyes: 50 years of Israeli occupation

    HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — Notebook in hand, acclaimed Irish author Colm Toibin walks into Hebron to observe Israeli military rule in its rawest form.