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  • Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother. Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported late Monday that the man, who cannot be identified for legal ...

  • New Zealand gunman kills 2; suspect faces charges

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A man suspected of killing two unemployment-office workers and seriously wounding a third in a South Island town was charged Tuesday with murder. John Tully was arrested Monday evening following a seven-hour manhunt that kept ...

  • Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

    1 hour, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons). Seized in a raid last week, the drugs ...

  • McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran. McDaniel campaign spokesman Noel Fritsch ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 5:17 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves Bouchard loses to Makarova in US Open's 4th round Djokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready Stewart back ...

  • Turkish president seeks 2-state deal in Cyprus

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's new president says his country will only approve of a deal to reunify Cyprus if it enshrines breakaway Turkish Cypriots as equal partners in a federation with the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government. Cyprus was ...

  • Mexico sees massive fish die-off at lake

    4 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 6-1-2 (six, one, two)

  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to ...

  • Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

    4 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister ...

  • Uruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent

    5 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The transfer of six men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to Uruguay may not be imminent after all. In July, the Pentagon gave Congress required 30-day notice that it intended to send six prisoners to ...

  • Study claims cave art made by Neanderthals

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought. The cross-hatched engravings inside Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar ...

  • Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protests

    6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif again ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

    6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-04-05-06-07-09-13-14-16-20 (one, four, five, six, seven, nine, thirteen, fourteen, sixteen, twenty)

  • Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters

    6 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning. The officials, who insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak ...

  • Albanian main opposition party boycotts Parliament

    7 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's main opposition Democrats are boycotting Parliament, complaining that the socialist-led governing coalition pays no attention to its views. Democrat leader Lulzim Basha announced the move Monday, when Parliament opened its sessions after the summer recess, ...

  • Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 8

    7 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in a Paris suburb has risen to eight after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble. Fire department ...

  • UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his ...

  • AP Top International News At 12:46 p.m. EDT

    7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) Protesters briefly storm Pakistan state TV station Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain UN ...

  • Poland's PM: Ukraine's war must be stopped now

    7 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) GDANSK, Poland (AP) — The outbreak of World War II 75 years ago shows why Europe must put an end to the war in Ukraine now, Poland's prime minister said Monday. Prime Minister Donald Tusk, chosen by EU leaders to ...

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