Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 16

A man carrying his bicycle tries to make his way after floods in Biot, near Cannes, southeastern France, Sunday Oct.4, 2015. Sudden heavy rains around the French Riviera have killed at least 10 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, and left six missing. Car and train traffic was disrupted along the Mediterranean coast. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)ANTIBES, France (AP) — Flash flooding around the French Riviera has killed at least 16 people, including some trapped in cars, a campsite and a retirement home, the president said. Torrents of muddy water also inundated buildings, roads and railway tracks, disrupting car and train traffic along the Mediterranean coast.

The Latest: Israeli-Palestinian tensions soar after attacks

Israeli forensic inspect the scene of an attack in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. A Palestinian fatally stabbed two Israelis as they walked in Jerusalem's Old City and seriously injured a toddler and a woman, before he was shot and killed by an officer on duty, police said Saturday in the latest in a series of Palestinian attacks. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments after a Palestinian teenager stabbed two Israelis to death and wounded a woman and a toddler before being shot and killed in Jerusalem's Old City, part of a series of recent attacks that have aggravated tensions in the Holy Land (all times local).

Russia bombs '10 IS targets' as it ramps up Syria campaign

A grab on October 3, 2015 from footage on the Russian Defence Ministry's website purporting to show an explosion after airstrikes an underground explosives warehouse in RaqqaRussia on Sunday said it had bombed ten new Islamic State group targets as it prepared to ramp up its bombing campaign in Syria. Russian bombing raids against what Moscow says are Islamic State targets went into their fifth day despite criticism from Washington and its allies that the military action may be strengthening the jihadists. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that Moscow's bombing campaign in Syria is "unacceptable", warning that Russia is making a "grave mistake".

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City after attacks

Israeli security forces patrol next to the site where a Palestinian carried out a stabbing attack in the old city of Jerusalem on October 3, 2015Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child. The usually bustling alleyways of the walled Old City were mostly quiet on Sunday morning, with stores closed and hundreds of police guarding entrances. Police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse protesters at one gate, an AFP journalist reported.

Streets submerged after heavy rain batters US southeast

The Statue of Liberty stands tall as clouds hover over New York on October 3, 2015Relentless rain left large areas of the US southeast under water Saturday and forecasters warned that more heavy downpours could trigger historic flooding in the crucial next 24 hours. The states of North and South Carolina have been particularly hard hit, but the driving rain in recent days has spared almost none of the US East Coast and forecasters say the worst is not over quite yet. News reports blamed the wild weather on four deaths in the United States since Thursday, all in the Carolinas.

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