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The Latest: EU official raps US House over sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House passage of legislation placing additional sanctions on Russia (all times local): ___ 7:30 a.m. The president of the European Union's executive arm is...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:46

Spanish PM Rajoy denies knowing about graft deals in party

SAN FERNANDO DE HENARES, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told the country's National Court that he didn't know anything about the ruling Popular Party's accounting practices when...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:44

Police in east Arkansas shoot teen outside youth shelter

MARION, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after police shot and critically wounded a 16-year-old boy outside of an emergency shelter for juveniles in eastern Arkansas. Arkansas State Police say...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:41

US-Somalia mission detains suspected al-Shabab associate

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military says a mission in Somalia has detained a suspected associate of the al-Shabab extremist group who once lived in the United States. A...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:41

The Latest: Trump blasts Murkowski on health care vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 7:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is attacking a Republican senator...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:36

The Arctic is unforgiving; Riding in this icebreaker isn't

THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — While it may be frigid and wet on deck, the crew of a modern icebreaker can expect creature comforts inside the ship, even saunas. Cabins...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:33

The Latest: EU migrant relocation reached record in June

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on asylum-seekers and migrants in Europe (all times local): 1 p.m. The European Commission says that relocation of migrants from Greece and Italy to...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:27

Critic of Cambodian leader defiant in defamation trial

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A political analyst in Cambodia who faces up to two years in prison and a penalty of half a million dollars in a defamation case...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:21

Widow of slain NYPD detective gives birth to their daughter

NEW YORK (AP) — The widow of a slain New York City detective has given birth to their child more than two years after his death. Sanny Liu, the widow...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:14

European Commission keeping door open to sanctions on Poland

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it is keeping the door open to possibly triggering sanctions against Poland despite the Polish president's rejection of parts of a legal overhaul...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:12

7 wounded at memorial service in North Carolina

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Seven people have been shot and wounded at a memorial service in North Carolina. High Point Police Lt. Curtis Cheeks III said in a news...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:03

Missing woman with dementia found dead on NYC roof

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City woman suffering from dementia has been found dead on the roof of a building near her home. Police say 88-year-old Mary Joyce...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:01

Edmunds: Betting on a 'dark horse' car can save buyers money

Certain vehicles consistently top the sales charts, such as Honda's Accord sedan or its Odyssey minivan. These vehicles - the favorites, in horse racing terms - are often the first...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 04:01

Police: Woman hears footsteps, learns man living in attic

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A woman in Virginia who heard noises in her home in the middle of the night soon learned that a man was living in her attic...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:59

Man accused of killing deputy, 7 others due in court

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man charged with killing eight people is set to make a court appearance. Willie Cory Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:53

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government says it will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline starting in 2040 as authorities move to tackle air pollution...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:44

Stolen tortoise found and returned to animal shelter

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have found a rare tortoise that was stolen from an animal shelter. Police announced Tuesday they have recovered the African spurred tortoise...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:42

The Latest: Turkey, Israel trade barbs over holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The foreign ministries of Turkey...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:41

The Latest: 600 firefighters battling flames in Cote d'Azur

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Firefighters have stepped up their battle against flames lapping at Mediterranean forests in...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:41

At least 8 dead in building collapse in Nigeria's Lagos

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A four-story residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city and killed at least eight people, emergency officials and an Associated Press photographer in Lagos said Wednesday...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:41

Russian wanted in US caught in Greece for money laundering

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they have arrested a Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:38

48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 48 people have been killed as large swathes of western India are lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week. In...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:37

The Latest: 3 more bodies found in Nigeria building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a four-story residential building in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos (all times local): ___ 11:35 a.m. An Associated Press photographer says...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:35

Swedish parties plan no-confidence vote over security leak

HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden's right-wing opposition parties said Wednesday they are planning a motion of no confidence in three government ministers over one of the largest security breaches in the...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:34

The Latest: Tanker operators end strike in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Pakistan (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A spokesman for Pakistan's oil and gas regulator says oil tanker operators have ended a strike...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 03:34

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