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Israeli fire kills seven during Gaza raid targeting Hamas commander: Hamas

Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an undercover raid targeting a Hamas commander and air strikes that provided cover for the troops to escape back into Israel by car, Hamas said. The Israeli incursion and air attacks drew rocket fire from the Hamas-controlled enclave, with sirens sounding in Israeli communities along the border. The violence prompted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Paris, where he had been gathering with world leaders for a World War One commemoration.

Excerpts of French, German speeches commemorating WWI
Excerpts of French, German speeches commemorating WWI's end

PARIS (AP) - Excerpts from speeches by the leaders of former enemies France and Germany, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel, at events Sunday commemorating the centennial of the World War I armistice .

At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen
At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen's Hodeida

At least 61 combatants have been killed in clashes in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida, medics and a military source said Sunday, and dozens of wounded taken to hospitals outside the city. Medics in the Red Sea city reported 43 Huthi rebels and nine loyalists killed in clashes over the past 24 hours. Another nine loyalist fighters were reported killed by medics at a hospital in government-held Mokha, south of Hodeida.

Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race
Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Brian Kemp is pressing Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Georgia's tight gubernatorial race as civil rights groups urge her to stay and fight.

Black box from crashed Indonesian jet retrieved from debris on sea floor
Black box from crashed Indonesian jet retrieved from debris on sea floor

"We dug and we got the black box," a diver, identified as Hendra, told broadcaster Metro TV on board a search vessel, the Baruna Jaya, describing how his team found the orange-colored box intact in debris on the muddy sea floor. The diver said he had seen only "small pieces" of the aircraft, and the search had closed in on the black box because of the "ping' signals it emitted. The device, identified as the flight data recorder, would be handed over to Indonesia's transportation safety committee (KNKT), authorities said.

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