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  • Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

    23 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A French embassy spokesman says black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed last week in northern Mali will be transferred to France for analysis. Didier Nourrisson said Sunday the black boxes would be transferred ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 10:03 a.m. EDT

    1 day ago

    (AP) Browns fans flock to see Johnny Football Tulowitzki's name bungled in giveaway gaffe Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years Kershaw throws 2-hitter as Dodgers beat Giants 5-0 Roethlisberger OK with choice to wait on new deal Carl Edwards ...

  • Syrian state media reports that car bomb kills 7

    1 day ago

    (AP) DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state-run media says a car bomb has exploded in the central city of Homs, killing at least seven people. State news agency SANA said the vehicle exploded Sunday in the Arman neighborhood, home to mostly ...

  • Boko Haram kidnaps top official's wife in Cameroon

    1 day ago

    (AP) YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A government spokesman says Boko Haram fighters kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister in an attack that also resulted in multiple deaths. Communications Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary said the attack occurred early Sunday morning ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 9:20 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says Yes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar California to have 4 governors in 4 days next week Amazon worker piloted drone ...

  • AP PHOTOS: North Korea marks war anniversary

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland ...

  • AP Top International News At 8:51 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) Hamas agrees to 24-hour holiday truce in Gaza war Police visit to MH17 disaster site canceled Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk Video shows smiling American bomber in Syria Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia Shipwrecked Concordia completes last ...

  • Philippines welcomes its 100 millionth citizen

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials have welcomed the birth of their country's 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and worries about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population. Juan ...

  • 38 killed as Libyan forces battle militias in east

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Health officials in Libya say heavy clashes between army troops loyal to a renegade general and Islamist-led militias have killed 38 people — including civilians — in the country's restive east.' A security official said Sunday that ...

  • Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) GENOA, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has completed its final journey. Pulled by tugboats and nudged by brisk winds, the wreck was eased Sunday into Genoa's port — where it will be scrapped. The luxury liner ...

  • Monitors: Dutch police visit to Malaysian Airlines crash site canceled over security concerns

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Monitors: Dutch police visit to Malaysian Airlines crash site canceled over security concerns.

  • Spain police bust gang that eased entry to the US

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States, arresting 14 of its members. The organized group was allegedly composed of Cuban nationals ...

  • Malaysia: Rebels to let police secure MH17 site

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send dozens of police to the Malaysian airliner's crash site in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia separatists agreed to allow international police personnel to provide protection for investigators. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib ...

  • Israeli Arabs caught in the middle of Gaza war

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) TIRA, Israel (AP) — Facing the threat of rocket fire along with the rest of Israel, residents in this central Israeli Arab town have found themselves caught in the middle between Jewish neighbors and their fellow Palestinians who are dying ...

  • Dutch police travel to site of MH17 plane disaster

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dutch police are traveling to the scene of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine to secure the site, which investigators complain has already been compromised. Rebel interference and security concerns have limited investigators' access to ...

  • Unarmed Aussie police to help secure Ukraine site

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says unarmed Australian police will be sent to the Malaysian airliner's crash site in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine as part of a Dutch-led police force to secure the area and help recover ...

  • Typhoon Matmo kills 13 people in China

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China's Ministry of Civil Affairs says a storm has killed 13 people in the country and thousands are in need of basic living supplies. Typhoon Matmo dumped heavy rain on Taiwan before arriving on the Chinese mainland ...

  • Israel resumes Gaza offensive after Palestinian rocket attack

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel resumes Gaza offensive after Palestinian rocket attack.

  • AP Top Business News At 3:05 a.m. EDT

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) In Chinese shadow, Hong Kong fights for its future EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia Incubator farms nurture agriculture ...

  • Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says that a civilian and a border policeman were killed when Taliban insurgents attacked the house of a police chief in the country's restive south. Zia Durani, spokesman for the provincial police chief ...

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