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French court: No compensation over faulty breast implants
PARIS (AP) -- A French appeals court ruled Thursday that a German product-testing company does not have to compensate more than 3,000 women with leak-prone breast implants - and now the women may have to pay back more than 11 million euros ($12 million) in collective damages they received in a lower-court ruling.... 7/2/2015 10:28 AM

2 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegations
PARIS (AP) -- Two French soldiers were arrested Thursday over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso.... 7/2/2015 10:22 AM

China gay couple holds informal marriage to push for union
BEIJING (AP) -- A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for the legalization of same-sex unions in China.... 7/2/2015 10:20 AM

The Latest: Bank guard shot dead in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- The latest on the aftermath of a coordinated militant assault on Egyptian security forces in the restive northern Sinai that killed dozens of troops and set off the bloodiest fighting in the peninsula in decades (all times local).... 7/2/2015 10:18 AM

Southeast Asia to set up fund to help boat people
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Southeast Asian countries will establish a humanitarian fund to help boatloads of Rohingya Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrants who have recently landed in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand, a Malaysian minister said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 10:09 AM

Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 36 dead, 26 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized Thursday minutes as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 26 others missing, coast guard officials said.... 7/2/2015 9:59 AM

The Latest: Spain open to Greek talks no matter vote result
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):... 7/2/2015 9:58 AM

Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran
VIENNA (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is holding a series of meetings with U.S. partners in the nuclear talks before an evening negotiating round with the Iranians.... 7/2/2015 9:55 AM

US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.... 7/2/2015 9:46 AM

The Latest on Philippines: Captain in custody; 26 missing
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local):... 7/2/2015 9:44 AM

2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime launched appeals Thursday of their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.... 7/2/2015 9:36 AM

European court to rule on 2004 Russian school hostage-taking
PARIS (AP) -- The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to rule in a case brought by nearly 400 survivors and family members of victims of a school hostage-taking in southern Russia in 2004 that left more than 300 dead.... 7/2/2015 9:34 AM

Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of woman
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the shocking mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 9:34 AM

Global stocks gain as US data eclipse Greek risk
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stocks were higher on Thursday as expectations for solid U.S. jobs data overshadowed worries about Greek debt.... 7/2/2015 9:24 AM

NATO chief to inspect site of future alliance facility
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting top officials in Romania and will inspect a site where the alliance will build a small headquarters facility in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine.... 7/2/2015 9:21 AM

Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years
LONDON (AP) -- "Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life".... 7/2/2015 9:08 AM

Egypt media says sophisticated weapons used in Sinai attack
CAIRO (AP) -- A newspaper close to the Egyptian government says the Islamic State-linked militants who attacked troops in the Sinai Peninsula used sophisticated weaponry, including Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missiles.... 7/2/2015 9:08 AM

Barcelona mayor halts new tourist accommodation licenses
MADRID (AP) -- Barcelona's new leftist mayor has halted the issuing of tourist accommodation licenses in the immensely popular city while new regulations are drawn up to govern a sector some say has become saturated in recent years.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreans
BEIJING (AP) -- A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 passengers and the Chinese driver, officials said Thursday.... 7/2/2015 8:19 AM

Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said.... 7/2/2015 8:16 AM

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