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2 Germans peacekeepers dead in helicopter crash in Mali

July 26, 2017

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German peacekeepers were killed, U.N. officials said.

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Wildfires threaten French Riviera, inadequate aircraft cited

July 26, 2017

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France's... more »»

Venezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strike

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitutio... more »»

The Latest: Man slain at protest in western Venezuela

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's... more »»

Wildfires force evacuation of 12,000 in French Riviera towns

July 26, 2017

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant, more than 1,000 firefighters battled wildfires Wednesday that billowed smoke into the sky over France's... more »»

The Latest: Palestinians call for protests against Israel

July 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):

9:55 p.m. more »»

Rolling Stone cover asks why can't Canada PM be US president

July 26, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Rolling Stone magazine has put liberal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover of its latest issue and asks: "Why Can't He Be Our President?"

Perhaps recognizing... more »»

Judge: Baby Charlie Gard will end life in hospice, not home

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice and taken off life support unless his parents and a hospital agree on a plan that could potentially keep the child... more »»

Sanctions bill hits hurdle in Senate over NKorea penalties

July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new package of financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate, where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee has objected to... more »»

2 Germans missing after helicopter crash in north Mali

July 26, 2017

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. peacekeeping helicopter crashed Wednesday in the desert in northern Mali and two German citizens are unaccounted for, U.N. officials said.

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Century-old warship returns to Athens after repairs

July 26, 2017

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After three months of extensive maintenance and conservation work, a 107-year-old battleship returned Wednesday to its berth in Athens, where it serves as a floating museum. more »»

The Latest: US slaps Venezuela with new sanctions

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Venezuela, where a two-day national strike has been called beginning Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro's plans to rewrite the country's... more »»

US hits Venezuela with more sanctions ahead of vote

July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hit Venezuela with new sanctions Wednesday targeting 13 current or former top officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government, and threatened more... more »»

Jerusalem Palestinians find voice through prayer protests

July 26, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening — creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with... more »»

UN urges Congo to hold elections by Dec. 31 deadline

July 26, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

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

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline starting in 2040 as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say is feasible, if... more »»

The Latest: Judge sets deadline for moving baby to hospice

July 26, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the legal case over the care of critically ill British baby Charlie Gard (all times local):

5:25 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Poor visibility hurts wildfire fight in Portugal

July 26, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local):

6:15 p.. more »»

Venezuela opposition leader urges public, army, on strike

July 26, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on Venezuelans to support a 48-hour general strike beginning Wednesday in protest of government plans to rewrite the constitution... more »»

Items from Auschwitz death camp to tour Europe, America

July 26, 2017

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exhibit of some items from the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz are going on a tour of Europe and North America to bring its tragic truth about the Holocaust to... more »»

 
 
 

 

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