Find out what today's home page photo features. De Pury named news director for Russia AP has named Kate de Pury, an award-winning journalist with more than 15 years' experience in video newsgathering, as its news director for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Her appointment to one of AP's key international posts is part of a wider strategy by the news cooperative to create leadership roles that span all the formats in which the agency reports news. Read more AP releases MidEast news market report AP released a report on the news market in the Middle East and North Africa. The report, written by Deloitte for AP, is the latest installment in a series of studies on global video news consumption. The previous installments reported on Asia and Europe. Download reports Mosul, Iraq in 1932 and today A trove of photographs now housed at the Library of Congress offers a glimpse of a different Mosul — before wars, insurgency, sectarian strife and now radicals' rule. Here is a look at scenes from Mosul in more peaceful times and today under the rule of the Islamic State group. Browse the photos Today's top news &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp; For more of the day's top stories, photos, video and up-to-the-minute breaking news alerts, download AP Mobile on iTunes or Google Play.