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  • Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary ...

  • Putin: Russia will facilitate plane investigation

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Russia will do "everything in its power" to facilitate an investigation into the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crash, but accused Kiev and the West of escalating the conflict in the region. During a ...

  • China's typhoon toll rises to 46 dead, 25 missing

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government says the death toll from the strongest typhoon to slam into the country's south has risen to 46, with 25 other people still missing. The Civil Affairs Ministry said Tuesday that Typhoon Rammasun triggered ...

  • Turkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Istanbul's chief prosecutor says dozens of police officers have been detained on suspicion of spying and of illegally wiretapping government officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the head of the Turkish intelligence agency. Police ...

  • China ex-officials see reprisals for baring abuses

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him. The two officials were among four party members ...

  • Dutch PM: 1st victims should be home Wednesday

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says his government aims to have the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back in the Netherlands on Wednesday. Mark Rutte said Tuesday that a plane ...

  • AP Top Business News At 7:34 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent Microsoft makes design central to its future DuPont 2Q profit climbs ...

  • 1 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others. The Anadolu Agency ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 7:28 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy Black-and-white stripes are the new orange Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress High water moves Alaska regatta into parking lot 200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall ...

  • Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists. Tuesday's meeting comes after some had refused to meet Nigeria's leader last ...

  • Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month. The militants have called on the ...

  • Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote

    2 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote.

  • T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this. Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error ...

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict

    3 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict.

  • Court rules France responsible in toxic algae case

    3 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — A court in western France has held the French state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach when it was choked with toxic algae. The decision at an appeals court in Nantes ...

  • Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks

    4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity." In a wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday, Solberg ...

  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again. Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their ...

  • Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands. An AP reporter saw the ...

  • Berlin bans anti-Semitic slogan at Gaza protests

    4 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Berlin authorities say they've banned pro-Gaza protesters from chanting an anti-Semitic slogan and are investigating a sermon by a radical imam who called on Muslims to kill Jews. Since the outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza, ...

  • Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Air Lines crash arrives in Kharkiv

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) KARKHIV, Ukraine (AP) — Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Air Lines crash arrives in Kharkiv.

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