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Police say 2 officers killed in Bangladesh attack

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka (all times local):

Keillor hosts his last 'Companion' Friday night in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" after 42 years on public radio.

IS fled last stand in Fallujah but fears of comeback linger

FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) — Clumps of hair from hastily shaven beards littered floors and filled wastebaskets in houses in the Iraqi city of Fallujah's western neighborhood, a dense block of low-rise homes that were the Islamic State militants' last stand before they largely fled, melting into the sprawling Anbar desert in the face of advancing Iraqi ground forces.

The Latest: Rubio wants Obama to declare emergency for algae

STUART, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on an algae bloom that prompted Florida's governor to declare a state of emergency (all times local):

Police: West Virginia deputy injured, suspect in hospital

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a 25-year-old man ran over a deputy sheriff and tried to break into a home before he suffered a medical emergency in the back of a police cruiser.

The Latest: Lawmaker: Few changes to N. Carolina LGBT law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community (all times local):

Mideast mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 states

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel's settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises "legitimate questions" about its commitment to a two-state solution.

Lawsuit: Disabled woman injured by security at airport

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that a disabled patient from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was injured by security workers at Memphis International Airport.

Attackers take hostages at Bangladesh restaurant

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Local media report that a group of up to nine attackers took hostages inside a restaurant frequented by both locals and foreigners in a diplomatic zone in Bangladesh's capital.

Message in a bottle alleges Coast Guard mistreating Cubans

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a message in a bottle alleging mistreatment of 21 Cuban migrants aboard a U.S. Coast Guard vessel.

Lawsuit: Maggots found on intensive care patient in Florida

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A family is suing a Florida hospital where staff reported finding maggots while examining a 76-year-old woman.

Former DC official, mayoral aide charged with tax evasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former high-ranking District of Columbia government official has been charged with tax evasion.

Park Service uses 'CSI' tactics in response to bear attacks

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — In what amounts to an innocence project for bears, National Park Service rangers are turning to modern forensic technology, including DNA evidence, to make sure they don't kill the wrong bear when a human is attacked in the mountains.

Obama urges Congress to pass Zika prevention bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a vaccine for the Zika virus could be developed in "fairly short order" if Congress acts quickly to pass a bill to prevent the spread of the disease.

Charleston church shooting victims sue FBI over gun buy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The families of some of the nine people killed in a South Carolina church are suing the FBI.

AP Interview: De Havilland breaks silence on sibling feud

PARIS (AP) — Celebrating her 100th birthday Friday, indomitable actress Olivia de Havilland is finally breaking her silence on Hollywood's most famous sibling rivalry.

Texas girls lead police on high-speed chase in grandma's car

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old girl took her grandmother's car for a joyride with her 7-year-old sister, striking other vehicles as she led police on a high-speed chase north of Houston.

Israel: Palestinian killed after attempting to stab officer

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli officer shot and killed a Palestinian woman Friday after police said she attempted to stab another officer during a security check outside a volatile West Bank shrine revered by Muslims and Jews.

Spain: Woman arrested for death threats to physicist Hawking

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested an American woman who had been threatening to kill famed British physicist Stephen Hawking while he was in Spain for an astronomy conference.

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