International News International News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:36:51 EDT Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:42:17 EDT 5 US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:36:51 EDT 20160830/ea98e138-4a3b-4567-b5dd-6f8e4afe145e By AMIR SHAH Associated Press Jewish avengers unapologetic for targeting Nazis after WWII TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge against their former tormentors, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret — that to his knowledge he didn't actually succeed in killing any Nazis. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:27:28 EDT 20160830/2780ed3c-4629-4742-9f4e-2fc3fb3bae10 By ARON HELLER and RANDY HERSCHAFT Associated Press Trump heading to Mexico ahead of immigration speech EVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will be taking his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday, making a quick visit to Mexico, a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals as he launched his campaign. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:22:28 EDT 20160830/afc20f0c-2f5b-4882-9e17-f6abcd20af96 By JILL COLVIN and JULIE PACE Associated Press Uzbek PM leads national celebration; president still ill MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's prime minister is leading the nation's Independence Day celebration in the capital of Tashkent amid reports of President Islam Karimov's illness. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:18:26 EDT 20160830/53c2df33-8e4b-4fc4-825e-d95c661e69ff Associated Press Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit? LONDON (AP) — Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, plucks it from the stalk and drops the fruit into a tray in a field in Suffolk, deftly completing a task that is too delicate for a machine. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 02:16:52 EDT 20160830/2f18a8de-3153-47f1-9f2f-a98b5447a19e By DANICA KIRKA and LEONORA BECK Associated Press