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Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen
LONDON (AP) -- An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm's spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet.... 7/6/2015 6:44 PM

Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60
JOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosque who came to hear a cleric known for preaching peaceful coexistence of all faiths.... 7/6/2015 6:44 PM

Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America
GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin America's first pope returning to his home soil for a Mass dedicated to the family.... 7/6/2015 6:26 PM

The Latest: Pope focuses homily on family in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/6/2015 6:19 PM

Correction: Russia-Ukraine-Gas story
MOSCOW (AP) -- In a story July 1 about Gazprom halting gas supplies to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Russia offered Ukraine a price of $247 per cubic meter. The price offered was per thousand cubic meters.... 7/6/2015 6:19 PM

Mexico rescues 12 Cubans from makeshift raft
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 12 Cuban men who were found aboard a makeshift raft off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.... 7/6/2015 6:11 PM

Israel arrests 6 Bedouin for supporting Islamic State group
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Shin Bet security agency says it has arrested six Bedouin for establishing a cell supportive of the Islamic State group.... 7/6/2015 6:10 PM

The Latest: European Central Bank keeps Greece credit steady
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest on the fallout from the Greek referendum (all times local):... 7/6/2015 6:05 PM

Regional leaders urge Burundi to delay elections by 2 weeks
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) -- Regional leaders are urging Burundi's government to delay presidential elections by two weeks as the central African country grapples with violence sparked by the president's bid for a third term.... 7/6/2015 5:58 PM

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon
LONDON (AP) -- Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.... 7/6/2015 6:45 PM

Madrid to remove references to Franco in street names
MADRID (AP) -- Madrid's new leftist city council says it will remove all references to the dictatorship of Gen. Francisco Franco in names of streets and plazas in the Spanish capital.... 7/6/2015 5:53 PM

After vote win, Greece's Tsipras looks to rebuild talks
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European creditors and reach a financial rescue deal that might prevent it from falling out of the euro - possibly within days.... 7/6/2015 5:47 PM

Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. But she was not discouraged - she thinks a landmark "no" vote in a nationwide referendum has bonded Greeks together.... 7/6/2015 5:39 PM

Russian bomber crashes in Pacific region, both pilots killed
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian military aircraft crashed Monday while taking off on a nighttime training flight and both pilots were killed, the Defense Ministry said.... 7/6/2015 5:28 PM

Nyong'o, Blunt sparkle at Christian Dior couture garden show
PARIS (AP) -- Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show set in a timeless conservatory in Paris.... 7/6/2015 5:22 PM

Mozambique destroys ivory, rhino horn in anti-poaching move
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Mozambique destroyed a large stockpile of confiscated ivory and rhino horn on Monday in an effort to curb severe poaching, the government said.... 7/6/2015 5:06 PM

Airstrike hits market north of Yemen's Aden, over 45 killed
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen hit a local marketplace on Monday, killing more than 45 civilians, security officials and eyewitnesses said.... 7/6/2015 5:01 PM

Germany backs Albania with loans, grants worth 107.5M euros
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Two days before German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Tirana, the German government has signed six loans and grants worth a total of 107.5 million euros (US$119.3 million) to promote Albania's energy and water supply sectors.... 7/6/2015 4:57 PM

UN chief says questions unanswered about Hammarskjold crash
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says an independent review of new information about the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold puts to rest claims that he was assassinated after surviving the crash but leaves many questions unanswered about a possible aerial attack or other interference.... 7/6/2015 4:23 PM

Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- Police cleared away barricades on Monday to unblock a central avenue in the Armenian capital that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished former Soviet nation.... 7/6/2015 4:20 PM

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