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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libyan court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising.... 7/28/2015 8:58 AM

South Korea sees end of MERS threat after outbreak killed 36
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.... 7/28/2015 8:57 AM

The Latest: NATO meets in emergency session
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO ambassadors are gathering for an emergency session to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the actions Turkish authorities are taking in response.... 7/28/2015 8:57 AM

Bahrain: 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Bahraini authorities say two policemen have been killed and six injured in a bomb attack south of the capital.... 7/28/2015 8:27 AM

Spain summons Venezuelan ambassador over president's remarks
MADRID (AP) -- The Spanish foreign ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to once again protest comments by Venezuela's president against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.... 7/28/2015 8:24 AM

Detained Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a detained Washington Post reporter as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers.... 7/28/2015 8:10 AM

Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.... 7/28/2015 7:46 AM

House of Lords member resigns after tabloid exposure
LONDON (AP) -- A member of the House of Lords has resigned from the chamber and apologized after he was filmed in an alleged cocaine-and-sex session with prostitutes.... 7/28/2015 7:45 AM

Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition.... 7/28/2015 7:29 AM

Obama to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama is closing out a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union.... 7/28/2015 7:23 AM

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.... 7/28/2015 7:20 AM

Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: Training to fight IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.... 7/28/2015 7:07 AM

Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas.... 7/28/2015 6:30 AM

Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
TOKYO (AP) -- Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.... 7/28/2015 6:20 AM


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian PM axes deputy, sacks attorney general in purge of critics amid fund scandal.... 7/28/2015 6:16 AM

IOC urges US to come up with another bid city for 2024 Games
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- With Boston no longer in contention, IOC President Thomas Bach urged U.S. Olympic leaders on Tuesday to pick "the most appropriate city" as a substitute candidate for the 2024 Games. Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles could fit the bill perfectly, according to several IOC board members.... 7/28/2015 6:01 AM

Rio de Janeiro prisons seek to protect transgender inmates
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When Estefanie Ferraz went to prison, she had been living as a woman for around a decade, had undergone more than half a dozen plastic surgeries including breast and cheek implants to enhance her feminine looks, and was saving up for a sex change operation.... 7/28/2015 5:57 AM

Thailand remains blacklisted by US for human trafficking
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery.... 7/28/2015 5:22 AM

China stocks volatile after big fall, Hong Kong rebounds
BEIJING (AP) -- Shanghai stocks were volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before while other Asian markets also flitted between gains and losses.... 7/28/2015 5:09 AM

North Korea official says not interested in Iran-style deal
BEIJING (AP) -- The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state."... 7/28/2015 4:26 AM



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