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The Latest: FM: Greeks must express views on 'ultimatum'
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local):... 7/5/2015 10:18 AM

Zoo tram accident in northeastern Thailand kills 5 people
BANGKOK (AP) -- Two trams used to shuttle visitors around a zoo in northeastern Thailand collided Sunday, killing five people and injuring more than 30, police said.... 7/5/2015 10:11 AM

Israeli PM warns of growing concessions in Iran nuke talks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister says each day that passes brings greater Western concessions toward Iran in talks over its nuclear program.... 7/5/2015 10:04 AM

UK's Princess Charlotte to be christened on queen's estate
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Princess Charlotte, the nine-week-old baby of Prince William and his wife Kate, is to be christened at a church on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate.... 7/5/2015 10:04 AM

Russian craft delivers long-awaited cargo to space station
MOSCOW (AP) -- An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.... 7/5/2015 9:58 AM

Deadly strikes by US-led coalition targeting IS in Raqqa
BEIRUT (AP) -- A series of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria has killed at least 10 militants and wounded many others.... 7/5/2015 9:45 AM

Police: Weapons factory blast in Montenegro kills 1 person
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) -- Police say an explosion at a weapons factory in central Montenegro has killed one person and injured several others.... 7/5/2015 9:43 AM

2 choices, many possible results for Greece's landmark vote
LONDON (AP) -- The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 19-nation eurozone.... 7/5/2015 9:35 AM

Yes or no? Greeks vote on high-stakes bailout referendum
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greeks were voting Sunday in a referendum on their nation's financial future, with opinion polls showing that residents were evenly split on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal.... 7/5/2015 9:28 AM

Shoe factory collapses in eastern China, killing 11 people
BEIJING (AP) -- A shoe factory collapsed in eastern China during a weekend shift, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 30, officials said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 9:27 AM

Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charges over fund
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time a Malaysian leader has faced criminal allegations.... 7/5/2015 9:12 AM

7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far
LONDON (AP) -- After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing."... 7/5/2015 9:02 AM

On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home.... 7/5/2015 8:47 AM

The Latest: Pope Francis leaves for Ecuador on 3-nation trip
ROME (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/5/2015 8:28 AM

Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup title match in Germany.... 7/5/2015 7:39 AM

A family divided: Emotions run high ahead of Greek vote
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around.... 7/5/2015 6:09 AM

US, wooing Vietnam, readies red carpet for communist chief
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnamese Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong doesn't hold an official government post, but it's not surprising that he'll meet with President Barack Obama on his visit to the United States this week. He is the de-facto top leader of his country.... 7/5/2015 5:07 AM

China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
BEIJING (AP) -- More than two dozen companies in China are postponing initial public offerings and security companies are pledging more than $19 billion for a fund to stabilize the country's free-falling stock market.... 7/5/2015 3:32 AM

Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote
BERLIN (AP) -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively.... 7/5/2015 2:00 AM

Mexican military: troops instructed to respect human rights
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's Defense Department says its troops were instructed to have "unrestricted" respect for human rights a year ago when soldiers allegedly killed at least 12 suspected drug gang members after they had surrendered.... 7/4/2015 11:13 PM



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