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THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election
ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:... 5/28/2015 10:36 PM

2 ex-Guantanamo detainees to tie knot with Uruguayan women
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Two former Guantanamo Bay detainees are planning to tie the knot with women from their adopted home of Uruguay.... 5/28/2015 10:32 PM

Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebec
MONTREAL (AP) -- Vladimir Katriuk, the man who held the No. 2 spot on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war criminals, has died, his lawyer said Thursday. He was 93.... 5/28/2015 10:26 PM

2 car bombs kill 10 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Authorities in Iraq say two separate car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels have killed 10 people in the capital Baghdad.... 5/28/2015 10:06 PM

Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it.... 5/28/2015 9:49 PM

Former FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) -- Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has left a jail in Trinidad by ambulance a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessman.... 5/28/2015 9:46 PM

AP NewsAlert
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi officials: Suicide car bomb in Baghdad kills 10, wounds 27.... 5/28/2015 9:43 PM

200,000 shark fins seized at Ecuadorean port
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Police in the Ecuadorean port city of Manta say they have seized about 200,000 shark fins destined to be illegally exported to Asia where they would fetch up to $1.5 million.... 5/28/2015 9:30 PM

Greece could use 'Zambia' option as progress on deal unclear
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece and rescue lenders remained at odds over whether the two sides are close to a breakthrough in negotiations, as the International Monetary Fund confirmed Thursday that Athens had the right to ask for "bundled" repayments next month.... 5/28/2015 8:25 PM

Russia classifies military casualties in peacetime
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret.... 5/28/2015 8:19 PM

Photographer gets 3-year prison term in L'Oreal heiress case
PARIS (AP) -- A French court has handed a famed photographer a three-year prison sentence on charges of swindling millions of euros from France's richest woman, L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, by taking advantage of her weak mental state.... 5/28/2015 8:12 PM

Kurdish fighters in Syria on the march against IS militants
BEIRUT (AP) -- In contrast to the Iraqi army's failures, Kurdish fighters in Syria are on the march against the Islamic State group, capturing towns and villages in an oil-rich swath of the country's northeast under the cover of U.S.-led airstrikes.... 5/28/2015 7:39 PM

Cameron begins tour of EU states to build support for reform
PARIS (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron met with the leaders of the Netherlands and France on Thursday, as Cameron began a whirlwind visit to four European capitals, pressing his case that the U.K. needs to renegotiate its relationship with the European Union.... 5/28/2015 7:38 PM

Defiant soccer chief resists calls to resign amid scandal
ZURICH (AP) -- As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body.... 5/28/2015 7:37 PM

Syria's al-Qaida chief says no plans to attack the West
BEIRUT (AP) -- Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has no plans to attack the West but warns of retaliation if U.S.-led airstrikes continue to target its fighters, the leader of the group said in an interview with an Arab TV station.... 5/28/2015 7:32 PM

Study says girls seek sisterhood _ not just marriage _ in IS
LONDON (AP) -- The notion that young women are traveling to Syria solely to become "jihadi brides" is simplistic and hinders efforts to prevent other girls from being radicalized, new research suggests.... 5/28/2015 7:27 PM

Russian opposition leader hospitalized after sudden illness
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian opposition leader is in intensive care in a Moscow hospital, and a lack of clarity about the cause of his sudden illness has raised fears of foul play.... 5/28/2015 7:23 PM

Lithuania wants NATO battalion as `security guarantee'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Lithuania's foreign minister says his government wants a NATO battalion deployed permanently in the country as a "security guarantee" - not a provocation against Russia which has stepped up military action in the Baltic states.... 5/28/2015 7:10 PM

Top finance officials debate what's needed for global growth
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- Economic growth that's not as strong as everyone would like. Volatile markets. A potential financial blowup in Greece.... 5/28/2015 6:58 PM

Tired feet? Not Her Majesty despite 8,000 party guests
LONDON (AP) -- It was a stirring moment Thursday when the military band struck up "God Save the Queen" and Queen Elizabeth II appeared on the garden steps of Buckingham Palace next to her husband, Prince Philip.... 5/28/2015 6:46 PM

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