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Officials: Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates in shorts, landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" mission amid a fierce offensive by Shiite rebels and their allies there, Yemeni military officials said.... 5/3/2015 4:15 PM

Togo court declares president re-elected from final results
LOME, Togo (AP) -- Togo's constitutional court declared Faure Gnassingbe president for a third five-year term after tallying final votes on Sunday.... 5/3/2015 4:09 PM

Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation
DACHAU, Germany (AP) -- It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."... 5/3/2015 3:56 PM

Memorial to slain French Jewish man vandalized
PARIS (AP) -- French authorities say vandals have damaged a memorial plaque honoring a young French Jewish man tortured and killed in 2006.... 5/3/2015 3:50 PM

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
LONDON (AP) -- Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?... 5/3/2015 3:47 PM

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would send weapons separately to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 3:42 PM

John Kerry tries to pacify Israeli worries over Iran deal
JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is reaching out to Israelis in an attempt to pacify worries over the emerging nuclear deal with Iran.... 5/3/2015 3:38 PM

Nepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in.... 5/3/2015 3:34 PM

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.... 5/3/2015 3:32 PM

Greece lauds German president's call for possible redress
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed the German president's call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture "of historical significance."... 5/3/2015 3:25 PM

Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero.... 5/3/2015 3:24 PM

With rescuers near, girls stoned to death by Boko Haram
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram fighters stoned some of their captives to death as Nigeria's military approached to rescue the women, survivors told The Associated Press on Sunday.... 5/3/2015 3:18 PM

Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya
ROME (AP) -- Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.... 5/3/2015 3:12 PM

Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess.... 5/3/2015 3:01 PM

British leaders in final push before May 7 election
LONDON (AP) -- The leaders of Britain's main political parties are using the long weekend to make a final push to win over undecided voters before the general election.... 5/3/2015 2:58 PM

Angola: Opposition, police dispute fatalities in raid
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Angolan police and opposition politicians are at odds over the exact number of people killed in a raid on a religious sect that believes the world will end in 2015.... 5/3/2015 2:40 PM

Swiss rail route blocked by landslide after heavy rain
BERLIN (AP) -- A major railway route in Switzerland has been blocked by a landslide following persistent rain that has swollen rivers in much of the Alpine country.... 5/3/2015 2:26 PM

Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Several thousand people, mostly from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority, are protesting in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality.... 5/3/2015 2:10 PM

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ROME (AP) -- Italy's Coast Guard: at least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya.... 5/3/2015 2:02 PM

Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election
LONDON (AP) -- Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.... 5/3/2015 1:43 PM

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