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Tens of thousands take part in Brazil's March for Jesus
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians are taking part in Brazil's "March for Jesus," an annual event that unites faithful from hundreds of Protestant churches in a country that is largely Roman Catholic.... 5/26/2016 6:23 PM

UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Syria says he's hoping for a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" but has set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" be within the next two to three weeks.... 5/26/2016 6:22 PM

Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman
CAIRO (AP) -- An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.... 5/26/2016 6:22 PM

The Latest: EDF staff join French labor protests
LE HAVRE, France (AP) -- The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):... 5/26/2016 6:08 PM

'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoy
LONDON (AP) -- It always hits the cast hard when they realize they're back on the set of "X-Men." Quite literally, they're going to get punched.... 5/26/2016 6:06 PM

UN committee denies credentials to press freedom group
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A United Nations committee has voted to deny consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists, effectively keeping the press freedom group from accessing U.N. bodies and processes.... 5/26/2016 6:06 PM

Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) -- A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas to force the ouster of their mayor.... 5/26/2016 6:05 PM

The Latest: French general acquitted over Calais protest
ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 5/26/2016 6:02 PM

Norway subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of use
HELSINKI (AP) -- A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps.... 5/26/2016 5:57 PM

Greece planning cautious return to bond markets in 2017
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is planning a gradual return to international debt markets next year, a senior Finance Ministry said Thursday.... 5/26/2016 5:47 PM

Last call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus war
EPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) -- It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, that's been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.... 5/26/2016 5:36 PM

Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to underscore "the sense of urgency that we all should have."... 5/26/2016 5:28 PM

Congo police fire tear gas at opposition demonstrators
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- Police in Congo's capital have fired tear gas to break up an opposition march, while one person died and dozens were injured in chaos surrounding similar marches around the country.... 5/26/2016 5:25 PM

German prosecutors: Leak in Chinese student's slaying
BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors investigating the slaying of a Chinese student whose body was found earlier this month in an eastern town say they are looking into a possible leak.... 5/26/2016 5:01 PM

Iraq honors policeman who stopped would-be suicide bomber
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq has honored a police officer who stopped a would-be suicide bomber at a checkpoint in a northern Baghdad neighborhood this week.... 5/26/2016 4:57 PM

Hero of Canada parliament attack tackles protester in Dublin
DUBLIN (AP) -- A Canadian diplomat who became a national hero when he shot a jihadi gunman inside the Ottawa parliament has tussled with a protester at a military ceremony in Dublin.... 5/26/2016 4:39 PM

Ex-environment minister warns of illegal logging in Senegal
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Illegal timber sales from Senegal to Gambia could see the Casamance forest depleted significantly in the next two years, the former environment minister said Thursday.... 5/26/2016 4:22 PM

Hang up: Dutch look at banning use of cellphones on bikes
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding, saying pedaling and phones are a dangerous mix.... 5/26/2016 4:19 PM

Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals
BERLIN (AP) -- Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say.... 5/26/2016 4:19 PM

Under high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tunisia isle
DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) -- The Tunisian island of Djerba is hosting an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid increased security after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away tourists and raised fears of religious violence.... 5/26/2016 4:17 PM



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