{FD} The Latest: Lawyer for Manson follower blasts parole denial

The Latest on the parole hearing for Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Parole has been denied for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson, after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders.

{FD} Egypt says 7 militants killed in raid on desert camp

Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority, including three church bombings and a deadly bus shooting, all claimed by the Islamic State group.

{FD} Afghan car bombing: Taliban claims responsibility after 29 killed in attack outside bank

A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday at a bank in Afghanistan's Helmand province as Afghan troops and government workers waited to collect their pay ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing at least 29 people, officials said.