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Boko Haram attacks northeast city again, jet fighter deploys
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses say Boko Haram is again attacking the northeastern city of Maiduguri where explosions, heavy gunfire and the screech of a jet fighter were heard around midnight.... 6/2/2015 8:54 AM

Israeli bank chief warns about demographic economic fallout
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's central bank chief says demographic changes such as aging and the growth of Arab and ultra-Orthodox Jewish populations are threatening the country's long-term growth prospects.... 6/2/2015 8:49 AM

Paris police evacuate 100s of migrants in tent camp
PARIS (AP) -- Paris police started evacuating hundreds of migrants Tuesday from a tent camp near a major train station and tourist area - a patch of increasingly crowded pavement that has become a symbol of Europe's struggle in facing a surge of migrants.... 6/2/2015 8:48 AM

Iconic impressionist image by Manet up for sale at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) -- One of the defining images of French impressionism is up for sale, as Sotheby's auctions Edouard Manet's "Le Bar aux Folies-Bergere."... 6/2/2015 8:46 AM

Egypt arrests top Muslim Brotherhood leaders
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities arrested two top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood after two years on the run, as ousted President Mohammed Morsi awaited a court confirmation Tuesday on his death sentence.... 6/2/2015 8:44 AM

Greece's creditors hold emergency summit on Greece
BERLIN (AP) -- Greece's international creditors held an emergency meeting in Berlin to discuss how to push ahead bailout discussions with Athens so the cash-strapped country can get its hands on rescue money it needs to avoid going bankrupt, the German government confirmed Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 8:42 AM

Slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck to be remembered
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- South African and American researchers are planning to hold a memorial in Cape Town for slaves who died when the Portuguese ship that was carrying them into bondage sank while sailing to Brazil in 1794.... 6/2/2015 8:38 AM

Spain PM trumpets drop in numbers of registered unemployed
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is trumpeting news of a big drop in the number of unemployed citizens as a reason for voters to support his party in general elections he must call by the end of the year.... 6/2/2015 8:36 AM

FIFA says Valcke not behind $10m payment in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke was not involved in the $10 million payment mentioned in the U.S. corruption probe engulfing soccer's world governing body, FIFA said Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 8:33 AM

Malaysian brothers get settlement in Flight 370 lawsuit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two Malaysian boys whose father was a passenger on the jetliner that vanished in March last year secured an out-of-court settlement in the tragedy's first legal case against Malaysia Airlines and the government.... 6/2/2015 8:20 AM

Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy dies
LONDON (AP) -- Charles Kennedy, who led Britain's Liberal Democrats to one of its best election results ever before resigning dramatically after admitting he was receiving treatment for an alcohol problem, has died. He was 55.... 6/2/2015 8:16 AM

Afghan official: 9 workers killed in attack
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AP) -- Nine people, including a woman, who were working on a reconstruction project in a remote part of northern Afghanistan were shot dead in an attack on their guesthouse in the early hours of Tuesday, an official said.... 6/2/2015 7:59 AM

Israeli archive: Nazi mastermind saw wife before execution
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's state archive says Nazi mastermind Adolf Eichmann was allowed to see his wife shortly before his 1962 execution.... 6/2/2015 7:49 AM

Report: Survivors yell for help in China boat sinking
WUHAN, China (AP) -- Rescuers pulled six survivors to safety after hearing cries for help Tuesday from inside a capsized cruise ship that went down overnight in a storm on China's Yangtze River with 458 people aboard, most of them elderly, state broadcaster CCTV said.... 6/2/2015 7:10 AM

Jewish violinist finishes father's piece that Nazis broke up
RAANANA, Israel (AP) -- In 1933, the promising young Jewish-German violinist Ernest Drucker left the stage midway through a Brahms concerto in Cologne at the behest of Nazi officials, in one of the first anti-Semitic acts of the new regime.... 6/2/2015 6:59 AM

US-led coalition against IS extremists re-examines strategy
PARIS (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister and international allies are gathering in Paris to re-examine their strategy against Islamic State extremists, after the group's recent gains.... 6/2/2015 6:58 AM

India's central bank cuts key interest rate to boost growth
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's central bank cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point Tuesday, the third such reduction this year in support of government efforts to boost growth.... 6/2/2015 6:52 AM

Solar Impulse waits out weather before take-off for Hawaii
TOKYO (AP) -- Ultimately when it comes to adventure, however advanced the technology, the weather holds the trump card.... 6/2/2015 6:43 AM

Latest on China Boat Sinking: Relatives seek news from gov't
BEIJING (AP) -- The latest on the capsized cruise ship on China's Yangtze River:... 6/2/2015 6:32 AM

South Korea reports 2 deaths from MERS
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.... 6/2/2015 3:39 AM

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