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Kerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis
DJIBOUTI (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says he will discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war.... 5/6/2015 10:16 AM

France: Lubitz tried controlled descent on previous flight
PARIS (AP) -- French air accident investigators say that the co-pilot on Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on another flight that morning.... 5/6/2015 10:13 AM

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PARIS (AP) -- French investigators: Germanwings co-pilot tried controlled descent on previous flight.... 5/6/2015 10:07 AM

Israel's Netanyahu races to form narrow coalition government
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was racing against the clock Wednesday to put together a governing coalition or else face an almost unimaginable scenario by which he would be forced out of office.... 5/6/2015 10:06 AM

Philippines says notorious bomb-maker killed by rebels
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippine military says a wanted Filipino bomb-maker and one of the top terror suspects has been killed by a rival factions of Muslim rebels.... 5/6/2015 10:06 AM

Iran to release seized Maersk vessel after it pays fine
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A Marshal Islands-flagged cargo vessel seized by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz last month will likely be released in two days, after it pays a fine, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.... 5/6/2015 10:03 AM

2nd Uber office in China under investigation
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese police have visited Uber offices in a second city in a widening investigation into the company's operations in China.... 5/6/2015 9:49 AM

Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival
LONDON (AP) -- The U.K. Independence Party has suspended a candidate in Britain's election after he said he would shoot his Conservative opponent.... 5/6/2015 9:48 AM

A bit late, Vatican officially approves Serra sainthood
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican's saint-making office has officially given its thumbs up for the Rev. Junipero Serra to be declared a saint - four months after Pope Francis announced he would canonize the controversial 18th-century missionary during his upcoming visit to the United States.... 5/6/2015 9:43 AM

Scientific study shows 3 major pop movements since 1964
LONDON (AP) -- A British research team has identified three major trends in popular music with the emergence of hip-hop judged the most significant.... 5/6/2015 9:43 AM

Report: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State
BEIRUT (AP) -- A Norwegian humanitarian group says a record 38 million people have been internally displaced in their countries worldwide, with 2.2 million Iraqis alone forced to flee from their homes in 2014 after the Islamic State group overrun their areas.... 5/6/2015 9:34 AM

Police in China fatally shoot man seeking aid for family
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese police fatally shot a man in northern China who was on his way to Beijing to ask the central government to help house and take care of his sons and elderly mother, police and a lawyer said Wednesday.... 5/6/2015 9:30 AM

Mixed signals emerge for eurozone economy
LONDON (AP) -- Following a solid start to the year, signs emerged Wednesday that the 19-country eurozone economy is losing some traction.... 5/6/2015 9:30 AM

Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.... 5/6/2015 9:26 AM

Greece makes IMF payment, another looms
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is making a 200 million euro ($222 million) repayment to the International Monetary Fund, though another, larger one looms next week that it will struggle to manage.... 5/6/2015 9:22 AM

AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.... 5/6/2015 9:22 AM

Turkish election board rejects complaint against Erdogan
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's electoral board has rejected a complaint by the main pro-Kurdish party accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of violating rules that require him to be impartial.... 5/6/2015 9:21 AM

Engineers inspecting quake-damaged homes in Nepal's capital
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- More than a thousand engineers are checking damaged houses in Nepal's capital and advising people about whether they are safe.... 5/6/2015 9:19 AM

Migrants' journey doesn't end at Europe's borders
CALAIS, France (AP) -- After crossing seas and continents to reach Europe's outermost borders, desperate migrants don't stop there. They forge onward - including some 2,000 people from Afghanistan, Syria, Eritrea, Sudan and beyond currently camped out amid brush and dunes in the French port of Calais.... 5/6/2015 9:14 AM

Russia's failed cargo spacecraft to fall from orbit Friday
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian space agency Roscosmos says the cargo ship that failed in its mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station will fall from orbit on Friday.... 5/6/2015 9:00 AM

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