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China indicts US, British corporate investigators
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese authorities have indicted British and American investigators hired by GlaxoSmithKline on charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information, state media reported Monday, as the Briton blamed the pharmaceutical company for misleading and using him.... 7/14/2014 6:53 AM

Global stocks rebound after Portuguese bank scare
BEIJING (AP) -- Global stocks rebounded Monday from jitters about a struggling Portuguese bank as investors looked ahead to a busy week of data releases in the U.S., China and Europe.... 7/14/2014 6:47 AM

Ebola crisis in West Africa deepens; 500+ dead
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the custom in traditional funerals.... 7/14/2014 6:47 AM

Church of England set to vote on women bishops
LONDON (AP) -- The Church of England is set to vote on whether women should be allowed to enter its top ranks as bishops.... 7/14/2014 6:38 AM

Copter crash kills 2 Cambodian military generals
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia's air force were killed in a crash Monday, along with two pilots, police said. Defense Minister Tea Banh, who rushed to the crash site in a muddy pond south of the capital, said a fifth person on the chopper was seriously injured.... 7/14/2014 6:34 AM

Cypriots file war crimes complaint against Turkey
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- A group of Cypriots has filed a war crimes complaint against Turkey at the International Criminal Court over what they say is its policy of settling Cyprus' breakaway north with mainland Turks.... 7/14/2014 6:18 AM

Rights groups challenge UK cyber-snooping
LONDON (AP) -- Civil liberties groups are taking Britain's spy agencies to court in a bid to limit electronic surveillance, as the government tries to pass legislation to extend snooping powers.... 7/14/2014 6:13 AM

Clashes on Syria-Lebanon border kill several
BEIRUT (AP) -- Heavy clashes along the Syria-Lebanon border killed several people, including a number of Hezbollah fighters and Syrian rebels, Lebanese officials and a Syrian activist group said Monday.... 7/14/2014 6:12 AM

Shipwrecked Concordia floated successfully
GIGLIO, Italy (AP) -- The shipwrecked Costa Concordia has been successfully refloated in preparation for towing it away for scrapping.... 7/14/2014 6:07 AM

Extremists bomb Nigeria bridge, limit base access
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Suspected Islamic extremists bombed a major bridge on a northeast Nigerian highway, further limiting access to base camps in the Sambisa Forest where scores of kidnapped girls are believed to be held captive, witnesses and the leader of a group fighting Boko Haram said Monday.... 7/14/2014 5:58 AM

Germany basks in 4th World Cup after 24-year wait
BERLIN (AP) -- It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.... 7/14/2014 5:57 AM

Fierce fighting near rebel-held city in Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Fighting has intensified around the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces step up efforts to disrupt rebel lines and claim more territory from the faltering insurgency.... 7/14/2014 5:55 AM

Portugal bank gets new boss but stock still falls
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A new chief executive has been appointed for Portugal's biggest bank, but Banco Espirito Santo's share price is still falling sharply as investors continue to fret about its financial health.... 7/14/2014 5:55 AM

Israel says it's downed drone along southern coast
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military said it downed a drone on Monday along the country's southern coastline, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the campaign against Gaza Strip militants began last week.... 7/14/2014 5:48 AM

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue
HORONOBE, Japan (AP) -- Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story.... 7/14/2014 5:35 AM

Scotland Yard to hire Londoners only
LONDON (AP) -- London's Metropolitan Police have announced a new policy of hiring only Londoners in a bid to make the police force more representative of the population it serves.... 7/14/2014 5:24 AM

Singapore ad backfires thanks to Germany Cup run
SINGAPORE (AP) -- An ad campaign warning of the perils of gambling that began as just another bland public service announcement by Singapore's government has turned into fodder for international mockery, and left authorities scrambling after Germany's World Cup victory.... 7/14/2014 5:10 AM

Bull gores 2 in final run of Spain's San Fermin
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- A fighting bull gored two men and spread panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival Monday.... 7/14/2014 4:54 AM

North Korea testing weapons much more than in past
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Another day, another defiant weapons test from North Korea.... 7/14/2014 4:52 AM

For Bastille Day, France commemorates World War I
PARIS (AP) -- Soldiers carrying the flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France's traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of World War I.... 7/14/2014 4:39 AM