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Turkey convicts UN judge of 'armed terror group' membership

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a United Nations judge has been convicted of membership in an extremist group. A court in Ankara sentenced Aydin Sefa Akay, a...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:45

Taiwan: Beijing wants Taiwan trade offices' names changed

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says China has been pressuring the governments of five countries in the Middle East, Africa and South America to force the island to change the...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:42

The Latest: Putin deplores US sanctions on Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's live call-in show (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says that the U.S. Senate move to tighten...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:40

Australian leader disappointed Trump parody became public

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says he is disappointed that excerpts of an off-the-record speech he gave at Parliament House parodying President Donald Trump have been broadcast by...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:37

Greece hoping to finally secure long-term debt relief deal

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece is hoping to secure more bailout funds to meet a summer debt repayment hump as well as a debt relief deal at a meeting of finance...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:33

Israel's Netanyahu in Greece to tout energy projects

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Under heavy security, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in northern Greece to discuss plans to become a key supplier of European energy through an ambitious...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:30

Putin: Russia has climbed out of recession

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Russia's economy has overcome a recession. Putin said during Thursday's live call-in show televised nationwide that the "crisis is over," pointing...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:25

Cubans now face same deportation risk as other immigrants

MIAMI (AP) — Tens of thousands of Cubans living in the U.S. are adapting to a harsh new reality: After enjoying decades of favored status dating back to the Cold...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:19

French cold case: Arrests over 1984 killing of 4-year-old

PARIS (AP) — A cold case in France is heating up, with three new arrests this week over the 1984 killing of a 4-year-old boy named Gregory. The investigation has...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:18

Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing delays

BRUSSELS (AP) — A power outage has hit Brussels airport that is causing chaos during the morning rush hour and is set to delay planes throughout the day. Florence Muls...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:06

Turkish opposition party begins 250-mile protest march

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party has started a 400-km (250-mile) march from the capital to an Istanbul prison to protest the imprisonment of one of its lawmakers. The...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:00

The Latest: Building blaze traumatizes London firefighters

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local): 9:55 a.m. London's fire commissioner says that firefighters have been traumatized by the devastation they witnessed during...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 02:00

London inferno extinguished; firefighters search for victims

LONDON (AP) — Firefighters extinguished the last of the flames in the devastating west London blaze as they searched for more victims Thursday, a day after the high-rise apartment building...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:45

Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

ATLANTA (AP) — The search for two Georgia inmates wanted in the killing of their guards on a prison bus is expanding as it stretches into a third day. Authorities...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:40

Coast Guard investigating threat claim at Charleston port

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Coast Guard officials say a terminal at the Port of Charleston in South Carolina has been evacuated because of a claim about a threat aboard...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:34

Beatty, Freeman, Woody Allen fete Diane Keaton at AFI gala

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diane Keaton is such a special entertainer that even normally reclusive Woody Allen is appearing in a televised tribute to her. Allen is among those honoring...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:29

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The man who opened fire on Congress members as they practiced for a charity baseball game apparently was living out of a cargo van and kept...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:14

Power outage hits Brussels airport, causing many delays

BRUSSELS (AP) — A power outage has hit Brussels airport that is expected to delay planes throughout the day. Florence Muls of Brussels airport says the outage hit at 5...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:07

Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 17 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least 17 people were killed in the night-long siege of a popular Mogadishu restaurant by al-Shabab Islamic extremists that was ended Thursday morning by security...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:07

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The business of the House is resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. The attack...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:04

Snowbound California roads still getting a major plow job

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Summer is almost here but you wouldn't know it on some of California's highest roadways. Crews are still working to remove snow from roads...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 01:00

Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who shot a congressman and four other people Wednesday had apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. The Vermont senator assailed violence as "unacceptable...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 00:57

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — They are called the Golden State Warriors, but they don't belong to all of California. Not if you ask Oakland. The down-on-its-luck city that always seems...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 00:53

Congressman's shooting first test for Trump-era gun debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lobbying effort for gun safety and a related hearing were canceled in the aftermath of a shooting of a congressman and several others in the Washington...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 00:49

The Latest: London fire chief: No more survivors expected

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local): 8:45 a.m. London's fire commissioner says it will be a miracle if any survivors are found following...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 00:48

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