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Activist Malala in Nigeria: 'Bring Back Our Girls'
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's president promised Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai that he would meet with the parents of some of the 219 schoolgirls held by Islamic extremists for three months, she said Monday.... 7/14/2014 10:27 AM

Philippine leader, high court clash on funds use
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that his administration would appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government's enforcement of a major economic stimulus program partly unconstitutional.... 7/14/2014 10:20 AM

Israel downs Gaza drone along southern coast
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military said it downed a drone launched by Gaza militants on Monday, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the start of its offensive last week, as new Israeli airstrikes pushed the death toll from Israeli airstrikes to at least 175.... 7/14/2014 10:18 AM

Ukraine: Military plane shot down by rocket
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- A Ukrainian military transport plane was shot down Monday along the country's eastern border with Russia, the defense minister said.... 7/14/2014 10:11 AM

UN mission evacuates from Libya
CAIRO (AP) -- The United Nations mission in Libya has announced it is withdrawing its staff from Libya "temporarily" because of security deterioration in the country.... 7/14/2014 10:09 AM

Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90 in South Africa, her family said Monday.... 7/14/2014 10:08 AM

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of rock-throwing vandals who disturbed a rally by Argentines celebrating their team's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.... 7/14/2014 10:01 AM

AP NewsAlert
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's defense minister says military plane has been shot down along Russian border.... 7/14/2014 9:56 AM

Shipwrecked Concordia floated for tow to Genova
GIGLIO, Italy (AP) -- The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people.... 7/14/2014 9:08 AM

Egypt: Mubarak party leaders can run for elections
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's state news agency says a Cairo appeal court has ruled that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections.... 7/14/2014 9:03 AM

Copter crash kills 2 Cambodian military generals
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia's air force were killed in a crash Monday, along with two pilots, police said. Defense Minister Tea Banh, who rushed to the crash site in a muddy pond south of the capital, said a fifth person on the chopper was seriously injured.... 7/14/2014 9:01 AM

Airbus launches new planes in wide body family
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) -- Airbus has launched updated versions of its A330 wide body aircraft in a bit to improve fuel efficiency, increase range and help the aircraft compete against Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.... 7/14/2014 8:39 AM

Clashes on Syria-Lebanon border kill several
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1,000 food parcels crossed into a rebel-held Damascus suburb that has been besieged by government troops for more than two years as heavy clashes broke out between Syrian rebels and Hezbollah fighters near the Syria-Lebanon border.... 7/14/2014 8:37 AM

Bull gores 3 in final run of Spain's San Fermin
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- A fighting bull gored two Australians and a Spaniard, spreading panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival Monday.... 7/14/2014 8:33 AM

Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough
FARNBOROUGH, England (AP) -- Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military say they are still hoping to show off the F-35B fighter at the Farnborough International Airshow - even though time is running out to get the aircraft across the Atlantic.... 7/14/2014 8:33 AM

How nations are tackling nuclear waste storage
TOKYO (AP) -- For years, Japan has struggled to find a site to safely store highly radioactive waste from nuclear power plants for as long as 100,000 years.... 7/14/2014 8:32 AM

Philippines braces for floods from tropical storm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines was bracing for possible floods and landslides as a tropical storm continued to strengthen Monday as it moved closer to the country's eastern seaboard.... 7/14/2014 8:11 AM

Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait
BERLIN (AP) -- It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.... 7/14/2014 8:03 AM

For Bastille Day, France commemorates World War I
PARIS (AP) -- Soldiers carrying the flags of 76 countries marched Monday down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France's traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorated the centenary of World War I.... 7/14/2014 7:52 AM

Head of UK child sex abuse inquiry steps down
LONDON (AP) -- The head of an inquiry into allegations of past child sex abuse high up in Britain's parliament has stepped down after criticism of her links to leading establishment figures at the time.... 7/14/2014 7:46 AM