Israel bars ministers from Jerusalem site

Israeli medics tend to wounded Palestinian man after he stabbed a few Israelis in an attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2015. Israeli police says a soldier shot and killed an Arab attacker after he stabbed four people with a screwdriver in Tel Aviv. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Arab attacker stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver on Thursday before a soldier shot and killed him amid fresh violence that prompted Israel’s premier to bar Cabinet ministers and lawmakers from a sensitive Jerusalem holy site at the heart of the latest tensions.

Rupert Murdoch: Obama isn’t ‘real black president’

President Barack Obama participates in a conversation co-hosted by during the White House Summit on Worker Voice in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Participants included workers, employers, unions, organizers and other advocates and experts on how to energize a new generation of Americans to come together and recognize the potential power of their voice at work. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash following his suggestion that President Barack Obama isn’t a “real black president.”

Clinton plan seeks to crack down on Wall Street

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton holds up a doll that was handed to her from the audience Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, during a campaign stop at the Westfair Amphitheater in Council Bluffs, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to crack down on bad behavior by Wall Street by punishing individual investors, financial managers and traders for misconduct, saying they will be “prosecuted and imprisoned.”

Republicans challenge McCarthy for speaker

Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., arrives for a meeting ahead of a nomination vote to replace House Speaker John Boehner, who is stepping down, and retiring from Congress, at the end of the month, after nearly five years in the role, on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is the front-runner in the race to become the next speaker, but he faces two Republican opponents who are trying to draw some of his support.

Ben Carson’s advice on mass shooting under scrutiny

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson speaks in Ankeny, Iowa. Carson says he would have sacrificed his life to help stop last weeks deadly attack in Oregon. But hes joined the rest of the GOPs 2016 class in refusing to support new measures to stop mass shootings. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ben Carson’s call for those caught in mass shootings to rush the attacker is drawing criticism from public safety experts and little support Wednesday from his presidential rivals.

Russia fires missiles as Syrian troops launch ground push

In this Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 photo released by the Rased News Network, a Facebook account affiliated with Islamic State militants, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, people gather at the site of an airstrike in Al-Bab on the outskirts of Aleppo, Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human rights said warplanes believed to be Russian have targeted the northern town of Al-Bab that is a stronghold of the Islamic State group. The Arabic at the bottom reads, "The destruction that was caused by airstrikes of the Crusader-Alawite coalition on the town of Al-Bab." (Rased News Network via AP)

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.

Official says worst has been averted at dam site

Residents look down Mayfield St. as the Ashley river floodwaters rise in the Ashborough subdivision near Summerville, S.C., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Residents are concerned that the Ashley river will continue to rise as floodwaters come down from Columbia. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):

McCarthy’s pledge: ‘I’m not John Boehner’

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio listens at right as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. speaks during a new conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCarthy promised conservative GOP lawmakers Tuesday, Oct. 6 "I'm not John Boehner" as he sought their support to replace Boehner as speaker. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is promising conservative GOP lawmakers “I’m not John Boehner” as he seeks their support to replace Boehner as speaker.


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