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NATO summit to raise military presence in Poland, region
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming "landmark summit" will enhance the alliance's defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven't been finalized.... 5/30/2016 8:03 PM

Yemen rebels launch missile into Saudi Arabia
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's Houthi rebels have launched a missile over the border into Saudi Arabia for the first time in weeks in the latest violation of a shaky truce between the insurgents and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government.... 5/30/2016 8:00 PM

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido overpowered kidnappers
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. He wrestled away the man's pistol and his cellphone and dialed Mexico's emergency number.... 5/30/2016 7:55 PM

Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.... 5/30/2016 7:53 PM

Burkina Faso provisionally frees ex-ruling party head
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- A military tribunal in Burkina Faso says it has provisionally released the chairman of the country's former ruling party pending further investigations into a short-lived September coup.... 5/30/2016 7:33 PM

The Latest: Italy breaks up unofficial migrants' tent camp
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):... 5/30/2016 7:22 PM

Israel's new defense minister backs two-state solution
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman said he supports a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians after he was sworn in as defense minister on Monday.... 5/30/2016 7:20 PM

Tusk comes out against too much EU integration
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- European Union President Donald Tusk said Monday that those who believe in "instant and total integration" of the EU have missed what many people really want and he raised the prospect of having a debate among member states on where the bloc should be heading.... 5/30/2016 6:49 PM

Brazil's transparency chief under pressure to leave over tap
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Leaked recordings of conversations of heavyweight politicians are causing yet more headaches for Brazil's acting President Michel Temer. His new anti-corruption chief was under pressure to resign Monday after TV Globo broadcast a recording of him giving legal advice to the head of Brazil's Senate, a man under investigation in a sprawling kickback probe involving the state oil company Petrobras.... 5/30/2016 6:38 PM

4 killed in bomb attack targeting police in southeast Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Kurdish rebels on Monday detonated a bomb in southeast Turkey as a police armored vehicle was passing by, killing at least four people, the state-run news agency reported.... 5/30/2016 6:35 PM

LATAM airlines to suspend flights to Venezuela
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Latin America's largest airline says it's suspending its flights to Venezuela.... 5/30/2016 6:32 PM

Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say
ROME (AP) -- A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday - a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in his career.... 5/30/2016 6:27 PM

Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty Monday of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his rule and he was sentenced to life in prison, ending a trial more than 15 years in the making.... 5/30/2016 6:26 PM

Nigerian military launch offensive in oil-producing south
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian security forces have killed and injured an unknown number of people in an offensive in the oil-producing south where militant attacks have halved petroleum production, residents and the military said Monday.... 5/30/2016 6:20 PM

Libyan forces advance in push on Islamic State strongholds
CAIRO (AP) -- Libyan forces loyal to the U.N.-brokered government advanced on Monday against two key Islamic State strongholds, with several officials saying the troops had taken a town from the extremists.... 5/30/2016 6:14 PM

EU official: Turkey makes progress in visa-free travel talks
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, meanwhile, is standing by the overall deal with Turkey amid Europe's refugee crisis.... 5/30/2016 5:38 PM

Pueblo shield withdrawn from Paris artifacts auction
PARIS (AP) -- A French auction house has withdrawn a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.... 5/30/2016 5:26 PM

Palestinian arrested after stabbing soldier in Tel Aviv
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say a 17-year-old Palestinian stabbed a soldier in central Tel Aviv, lightly wounding him before being arrested after a short chase.... 5/30/2016 5:25 PM

German govt to help dairy farmers as milk prices fall
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany says it will provide at least 100 million euros ($112 million) to help the country's milk producers who have been suffering from falling prices.... 5/30/2016 5:01 PM

STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--Britain-Hawking-Trump
LONDON (AP) -- The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about Stephen Hawking's comments on Donald Trump, which were embargoed for 7:01 p.m. EDT (2301 GMT). Hawking also did not make the comments in the ITV morning show that was broadcast Monday - the comments were taped to be shown at a later date.... 5/30/2016 4:56 PM

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