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Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese state media say minority Muslim Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention while authorities investigate whether some planned to join the Islamic State or other groups in the Middle East.... 8/5/2015 9:48 AM

Zimbabwean trial of guide in Cecil killing is postponed
HWANGE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The trial of a professional hunter who helped an American kill a popular lion named Cecil in an allegedly illegal hunt in Zimbabwe has been postponed to Sept. 28.... 8/5/2015 9:41 AM

AP WAS THERE: Egyptian president nationalizes the Suez Canal
CAIRO (AP) -- EDITOR'S NOTE: In July 1956, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal, marking Egypt's decisive break with its colonial past.... 8/5/2015 9:37 AM

Top Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to allow military trials for terror suspects - the latest in the government's intensified campaign against terrorism in the wake of last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children.... 8/5/2015 9:34 AM

UN reports rise in women, children casualties in Afghan war
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The United Nations said on Wednesday that an increasing number of women and children were getting hurt or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Taliban and other insurgents.... 8/5/2015 9:30 AM

Romania court rejects appeal by Lukoil manager in fraud case
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- A Romanian court has rejected an appeal by the general manager and six executives of a subsidiary of Russian oil company Lukoil who have been indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges.... 8/5/2015 9:29 AM

Israel jails Jewish extremist for 6 months without trial
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has jailed a Jewish extremist for six months without charges or trial, expanding a crackdown against militant Jews and deploying a contentious measure typically used for Palestinians suspected of staging attacks.... 8/5/2015 9:28 AM

Pope: Keep door open to divorced Catholics who remarry
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis says divorced Catholics who remarry and their children deserve better treatment from the Catholic church.... 8/5/2015 9:26 AM

Severe crackdown in China on church crosses draws backlash
LOWER DAFEI VILLAGE, China (AP) -- About a dozen Catholics wept and sang hymns outside their church as a man climbed to the top of the building and sliced off its steel cross with a cutting torch. It toppled with a thud.... 8/5/2015 9:23 AM

Russian police nab man suspected of killing his 6 children
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian police have arrested a man suspected of killing and dismembering his six young children along with his wife and mother.... 8/5/2015 9:12 AM

Global stocks mostly higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.... 8/5/2015 9:08 AM

At least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in India
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Two passenger trains derailed minutes apart on flooded tracks on a bridge in central India, killing at least 24 people while more than 300 survived, officials said Wednesday.... 8/5/2015 9:04 AM

Report: Ai Weiwei says China promised he can return
BERLIN (AP) -- Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.... 8/5/2015 8:59 AM

Turkey says 'extensive' fight against IS to start soon
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's foreign minister says U.S. drones and aircraft have begun arriving at a Turkish air base close to the border with Syria, and an "effective" fight against Islamic State militants will soon begin.... 8/5/2015 8:56 AM

5 police forces probe Edward Heath sex abuse allegations
LONDON (AP) -- Five police forces in Britain are investigating sex abuse allegations against the late Edward Heath, as the probe into the former prime minister's past broadened.... 8/5/2015 8:50 AM

16 killed in Russia bus collision, more than 50 injured
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian health officials say two buses have collided in the far east of the country, killing at least 16 people and injuring more than 50 others.... 8/5/2015 8:47 AM

2 soldiers, 1 rebel killed in ambush in Indian Kashmir
SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Two paramilitary soldiers and one suspected rebel were killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday after a convoy of paramilitary troops was ambushed in the troubled region, police said.... 8/5/2015 8:29 AM

Free diver Natalia Molchanova remains missing off Spain
MADRID (AP) -- The search for free-diving great Natalia Molchanova was set to resume Wednesday with little hope remaining she would be found alive more than two days after disappearing off Spain's Balearic islands.... 8/5/2015 7:55 AM

At least 2 dead in Kenya after boat with 23 people capsizes
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Two people died and 25 others were rescued after a passenger boat with about two dozen passengers collided with a fishing boat on Lake Victoria, a police official said Wednesday.... 8/5/2015 7:01 AM

18 Turkish journalists face prison for 'terror propaganda'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish prosecutors are seeking sentences of up to seven and a half years in prison for 18 journalists they accuse of engaging in terror propaganda for publishing photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who was killed in a failed hostage rescue operation in March.... 8/5/2015 6:54 AM



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