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Cuba confirms defection of 2 baseball players during US trip
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba is confirming that two baseball players have defected while in the United States for a series of friendly games against U.S. collegians.... 7/3/2015 5:26 PM

UN nuke agency chief says 'more work' needed on Iran probe
VIENNA (AP) -- Hopes dimmed Friday of Iran fulfilling a key U.S. demand at nuclear talks by cooperating with a probe of allegations that it secretly worked on nuclear arms.... 7/3/2015 5:20 PM

Putin: Western sanctions fail to split Russian society
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin says the West has sought to split Russian society with economic sanctions but has failed to reach its goal.... 7/3/2015 5:17 PM

Meditating Portuguese actor suspected of terror plot
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport.... 7/3/2015 5:09 PM

All-Star likes what he sees of pioneering girl at MLB camp
PARIS (AP) -- Having spent this week coaching her, two-time All-Star Steve Finley says the French 16-year-old making history as the first woman on Major League Baseball's international registration list is "very coachable" and has "good baseball I.Q."... 7/3/2015 5:08 PM

The Latest: Greek police, youths clash before Athens rally
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):... 7/3/2015 5:08 PM

New Spain law sets big fines for disseminating police images
MADRID (AP) -- Three years ago, just after anti-austerity activists demonstrated outside Madrid's main train station, freelance cameraman Juan Ramon Robles captured riveting video of riot police inside the station beating people who said they had nothing to do with the protests.... 7/3/2015 5:03 PM

Lion cubs stuck at Gaza border en route to Jordan shelter
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A pair of lion cubs en route to a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan got stuck at a Gaza-Israel border crossing on Friday, after being kept as pets for almost a year by a family in the crowded coastal strip.... 7/3/2015 5:03 PM

Yes or no? What Greece's landmark vote might bring
LONDON (AP) -- On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew between Scylla, a six-headed monster, on one side of a narrow stretch of water and the whirlpool Charybdis on the other.... 7/3/2015 4:56 PM

Greek voters confused by referendum wording as vote nears
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek voters facing a momentous vote Sunday that may determine the country's future in Europe can be forgiven for scratching their heads when they read the ballot question that has to be marked with a "yes" or a "no."... 7/3/2015 4:31 PM

Szabad, Hungary's first post-Soviet parliament chief, dies
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Gyorgy Szabad, a historian who survived forced labor during the Holocaust to become the speaker of Hungary's first post-communist Parliament, has died at age 90.... 7/3/2015 4:24 PM

Greek villagers' secret weapon: Grow your own food
KARITAINA, Greece (AP) -- Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch.... 7/3/2015 4:21 PM

Mixed reaction to scrapping of anti-gay law in Mozambique
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) -- Mozambicans on Friday reacted cautiously to the government's decision to do away with a colonial-era anti-gay law.... 7/3/2015 4:14 PM

Boko Haram kills 11 'traitors' in northeastern Nigerian town
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram militants Friday slit the throats of 11 alleged "traitors," witnesses said in the first news of desertions from the Nigerian Islamic extremist group.... 7/3/2015 4:08 PM

International court postpones Congo militiaman's trial
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The International Criminal Court says the trial of former Congo militia leader Bosco Ntaganda has been postponed until September to give defense lawyers more time to prepare.... 7/3/2015 4:07 PM

The Hague hit by riots after death of man in police custody
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.... 7/3/2015 3:57 PM

Australian academy prepares punters for US college football
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring college football punters begin their morning drills.... 7/3/2015 3:56 PM

Liberia works to contain Ebola, find source of new cases
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberia is working hard to contain Ebola and find the source of the latest infections of the deadly virus recorded this week.... 7/3/2015 3:56 PM

Poland advises its citizens against travel to Egypt
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The Polish Foreign Ministry has advised its citizens against traveling to Egypt, and at least one major travel agency has responded by canceling package holidays to the country for the rest of the summer season.... 7/3/2015 3:50 PM

Bomb goes off inside mosque in Damascus suburb, kills cleric
BEIRUT (AP) -- A bomb exploded inside a mosque in an opposition-held suburb of Damascus on Friday killing a Sunni Muslim cleric, Syria's state TV reported.... 7/3/2015 3:35 PM



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