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15 hours ago

IS suicide attack in Yemen kills 45 government fighters

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in Yemen's southern city of Aden on Monday killed at least 45 pro-government troops who had been preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen's north, officials said….

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15 hours ago

Prosecutors: Brussels attack probably arson, not a bomb

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels prosecutor is dismissing reports that a bomb exploded early Monday outside Belgium's criminal institute, describing the incident as more likely an arson attack designed to destroy criminal evidence….

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15 hours ago

Suspended Turkish teachers caught up in post-coup crackdown

ISTANBUL (AP) — It was a notice received by tens of thousands of professionals in the aftermath of Turkey's failed coup, and one that profoundly shocked Uygar Ozdemir….

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15 hours ago

Lost heritage: Quake deals blow to Italy’s art treasures

ROME (AP) — Within hours of last week's devastating earthquake in central Italy, members of the national police squad of art experts were already exploring the mounds of rubble in several medieval hill towns….

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15 hours ago

On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made six references to the conflict in Syria, pointing to the war-ravaged nation as a source of much of the world's turmoil, particularly immigration and extremism….

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15 hours ago

EU trade negotiator plays down reports of EU-US pact failure

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States is downplaying an assertion from the German economy minister that negotiations on the proposed pact have failed….

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19 hours ago

Nobody hurt in blast outside Brussels criminology institute

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian media say unidentified attackers have detonated a bomb outside Belgium's criminology institute in the capital, Brussels, but the building was empty and nobody was injured….

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19 hours ago

Survivors of Nepal insurgency fear crimes will go unpunished

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The image of the teacher's body tied to a tree and riddled with bullets still haunts his son 14 years later. Communist militants allegedly dragged the Nepalese man from the class he was teaching and then killed him for refusing to give part of his salary to fund their bloody rebellion….

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20 hours ago

Kerry arrives for Bangladesh talks amid terrorism concerns

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's is in Bangladesh amid increasing concerns about terrorism in the South Asian nation….

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20 hours ago

Brazil’s Rousseff to address Senate in trial over her future

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate on Monday in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers….