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The Latest: Turkey rescuers pull 5-year-old girl from rubble

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the apartment building collapse in Istanbul (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Turkish emergency services have pulled out a 5-year-old girl from the rubble of...
Feb. 7, 2019

Indian forces kill 10 Maoist rebels in raid on training camp

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say they have killed at least 10 Maoist rebels during an attack on their training camp in a forested area in central India. Police officer...
Feb. 7, 2019

Unicredit 4Q profits soar, best quarter in a decade

MILAN (AP) — Italian lender UniCredit says fourth-quarter profits more than doubled on accelerated positive tax effects under Italy's new budget law. Italy's largest bank by assets reported Thursday a...
Feb. 7, 2019

Romanians, Nigerians arrested in Cambodian drug bust

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police say they have arrested two Romanians and three Nigerians after seizing nearly 5 kilograms (11 pounds) of methamphetamine from one of them as...
Feb. 7, 2019

Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 3; 12 rescued

ISTANBUL (AP) — At least three people have been found dead in the rubble of the eight-story apartment building that collapsed in Istanbul, while 12 others were pulled out with...
Feb. 7, 2019

UK leader travels to Brussels seeking Brexit breakthrough

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is traveling to Brussels in a new attempt to reopen talks with the European Union on the Brexit divorce agreement and will...
Feb. 7, 2019

India's central bank lowers key lending rate to 6.25 percent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's central bank has lowered its key interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.25 percent, a step that is expected to boost...
Feb. 7, 2019

In Argentina, 1 woman is challenging soccer's status quo

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Almost 90 years after men's soccer turned professional in Argentina, the women's game is still being played by amateur athletes who get little to no...
Feb. 7, 2019

Column: Where, oh where, should the Raiders play?

The Raiders thought they finally found a place to play next season, only to find out they're not wanted in San Francisco. Not by the mayor, and certainly not by...
Feb. 6, 2019

Rescuers pull out 12 hurt in Turkey collapse that killed 3

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials say one more person has been found dead in the rubble of a collapsed eight-story building in Istanbul, raising the death toll to at...
Feb. 6, 2019

Japan's Abe vows to resolve territorial dispute with Russia

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to take a "step-by-step" approach in resolving a territorial dispute with Russia left over from World War II. Abe told...
Feb. 6, 2019

Netanyahu channeling Trump in Israel's election campaign

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks to be channeling his inner Donald Trump in an angry campaign against perceived domestic enemies, seeking re-election under a cloud of...
Feb. 6, 2019

Blackface photo is a reminder of Virginia's racist history

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia has become more diverse and socially liberal in recent years. But the state continues to struggle with mindsets shaped by its turbulent racial history. When...
Feb. 6, 2019

Flames from San Francisco gas explosion damage 5 buildings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gas explosion in San Francisco shot a tower of flames into the sky and burned five buildings including one of the city's popular restaurants before...
Feb. 6, 2019

Iran's 'revolution babies' weigh their progress since 1979

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians born after the 1979 Islamic Revolution that overthrew Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and brought Shiite clerics to power represent a major force in the country...
Feb. 6, 2019

Denver teachers vow to strike unless deal is reached

DENVER (AP) — Denver teachers are vowing to walk off the job Monday unless they can reach a last minute pay agreement with school leaders. Gov. Jared Polis' administration decided...
Feb. 6, 2019

New US-Mexico border barrier charts tricky course near homes

ALONG THE SAN DIEGO-TIJUANA BORDER (AP) — Whether Congress provides more money or not, mapping a course for President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico can be a tricky task...
Feb. 6, 2019

Anti-abortion bills: odds good in GOP states, not Congress

President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with anti-abortion bills they hope...
Feb. 6, 2019

Maldives ex-president to be charged with money laundering

MALE, Maldives (AP) — Police in the Maldives have asked the country's prosecutor general to charge a former president with money laundering and his former Cabinet minister with aiding him...
Feb. 6, 2019

Senate panel set to approve Trump's attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to approve William Barr's nomination to be attorney general, a vote that is likely to be mostly along party lines as...
Feb. 6, 2019

Democrats mute calls for Va. resignations with power at risk

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats came down hard on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam after he apologized for a racist photo in his medical school yearbook. But they were quieter as...
Feb. 6, 2019

Project helps women in developing nations gain economically

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House effort aims at helping 50 million women in developing countries to get ahead economically. The Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative will involve...
Feb. 6, 2019

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range by 40 percent

DETROIT (AP) — A new study finds that cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used. The...
Feb. 6, 2019

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

DETROIT (AP) — Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used, a new study found. The study...
Feb. 6, 2019

The Latest: Officer shot during warrant over firearms, drugs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on a police officer who was shot and killed in Milwaukee (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Milwaukee police say an officer shot and killed on...
Feb. 6, 2019

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