Top News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/top Top News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:40:56 EDT Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:58:28 EDT 5 Authorities: 2 killed, 17 shot at Florida nightclub http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20160725/778d9c1a-f4c9-48dc-afcd-18f36f3d3918 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:40:56 EDT 20160725/778d9c1a-f4c9-48dc-afcd-18f36f3d3918 Associated Press Philippine leader declares ceasefire with communist rebels http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20160725/1b5930b4-3b0e-40fb-82ba-cd974ae33b78 MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a unilateral ceasefire with communist guerrillas effectively immediately Monday and asked the rebels to do the same to end decades of deadly violence and foster the resumption of peace talks. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:32:42 EDT 20160725/1b5930b4-3b0e-40fb-82ba-cd974ae33b78 Associated Press Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12 http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20160725/f72f3c5d-5c16-4715-9bb6-8e7815bf65ae ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a suicide bombing. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:00:34 EDT 20160725/f72f3c5d-5c16-4715-9bb6-8e7815bf65ae By TOMISLAV SKARO and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER Associated Press China scores diplomatic victory, avoids criticism from ASEAN http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20160725/db1ef35c-0b0c-4ece-afa7-7ddd784952cf VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory Monday, preventing Southeast Asia's main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of the bloc's members are victims of Beijing's actions. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:35:04 EDT 20160725/db1ef35c-0b0c-4ece-afa7-7ddd784952cf By VIJAY JOSHI and DANIEL MALLOY Associated Press Democrats seek display of unity despite leadership shuffle http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20160724/472e9aed-adf1-4db8-995f-0a5ae65c1f1b PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh political mess of the party's own making. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:41:48 EDT 20160724/472e9aed-adf1-4db8-995f-0a5ae65c1f1b By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press