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Divisions appear among Ukraine's eastern rebels
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Divisions are appearing among the pro-Russia separatists fighting the Ukrainian government.... 7/10/2014 9:07 AM

Bank fears reignite Portugal market tensions
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Worries over the health of one of Portugal's largest financial groups hit the country's stock market hard Thursday and pushed up its borrowing rates.... 7/10/2014 9:03 AM

5 journalists jailed 10 years for Myanmar stories
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- Four reporters and the chief executive of the magazine they work for were sentenced Thursday to 10 years of hard prison labor for violating Myanmar's national security by writing and publishing stories about a weapons factory.... 7/10/2014 9:03 AM

Lawmaker: Berlin asks top US spy to leave Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- A lawmaker from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says the German government has asked the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin to leave the country.... 7/10/2014 9:00 AM

US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations
BEIJING (AP) -- Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements as a new allegation emerged of a brazen attempt by Chinese hackers to break into U.S. government personnel files.... 7/10/2014 8:48 AM

Officials: US drone strike in Pakistan kills 6
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) -- A suspected American drone fired two missiles at a compound in a troubled Pakistani tribal region on Thursday, killing six militants, two intelligence officials said.... 7/10/2014 8:32 AM

Vatican casts doubt on papal World Cup party
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday.... 7/10/2014 8:29 AM

India's new government unveils growth budget
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, telegraphing a contentious overhaul of populist subsidies and vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by spending billions of dollars on infrastructure.... 7/10/2014 8:23 AM

Russia to Ukraine: We can monitor border together
MOSCOW (AP) -- A spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry says Moscow is willing to invite its Ukrainian counterparts to monitor the border together.... 7/10/2014 8:15 AM

Britain accused of covering up CIA flights
LONDON (AP) -- A lawyer representing people allegedly flown on CIA flights to Libya and tortured has accused Britain of covering up details of its involvement. Britain says its records are incomplete because of water damage.... 7/10/2014 8:09 AM

Kerry: Crisis in Israel, Gaza, needs de-escalation
BEIJING (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. is trying to stem the surging violence in Israel and Gaza in a way that allows the Jewish state to continue defending itself from Hamas rocket fire.... 7/10/2014 8:08 AM

More 'headline-grabbing' corporate deals expected
LONDON (AP) -- More "headline-grabbing" acquisitions are likely over the coming year as businesses take advantage of a period of improving economic growth and cheap financing.... 7/10/2014 8:05 AM

Indians balk at $33 million statue in new budget
NEW DELHI (AP) -- In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees ($33 million) for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.... 7/10/2014 8:04 AM

Jihadi fighters on the offensive in northern Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say jihadi fighters using weapons they recently captured in neighboring Iraq are battling to take predominantly Kurdish areas in northern Syria.... 7/10/2014 7:40 AM

EU court rules against German language tests
BERLIN (AP) -- A European Union court ruled Thursday that Germany can't require the spouses of Turkish immigrants to show basic knowledge of the German language as a condition for being granted a visa.... 7/10/2014 7:36 AM

Iraq's Kurds say will boycott Cabinet meetings
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Kurds on Thursday said their politicians will stay away from Cabinet meetings and called on Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, blaming him for failing to stop the Sunni militant offensive that has swept across much of the country.... 7/10/2014 7:34 AM

South Africa denies parole to apartheid killer
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The former head of a South African covert police unit that tortured and killed dozens of people during white minority rule was denied parole because the families of his victims were not consulted, the government said Thursday.... 7/10/2014 7:27 AM

Cambodia to build memorial at genocide museum
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Cambodia will build a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to remember at least 12,000 people tortured and killed there during the radical Khmer Rouge regime, officials said Thursday.... 7/10/2014 7:25 AM

Bosnians to bury 175 Srebrenica victims
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- The families of more than 500 victims of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia have refused to bury them in a mass funeral on the anniversary of the killings because only one or two of their bones have been found.... 7/10/2014 7:25 AM

'Calm' Kardashian joins Emma Watson at Valentino
PARIS (AP) -- She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West. And she prefers to stay at home with her baby.... 7/10/2014 7:19 AM