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Maria Barroso, former Portuguese first lady, dead at 90
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Lisbon's Red Cross Hospital says former First Lady Maria Barroso Soares, whose husband Mario Soares was a two-term head of state between 1986-96, has died. She was 90.... 7/7/2015 9:25 AM

The Latest: As summit looms, Greeks struggle with controls
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times local):... 7/7/2015 9:20 AM

Diplomatic process, US resolve tested as nuke deadline nears
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran nuclear talks were in danger of busting through their second deadline in a week Tuesday, raising questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy, and testing the resolve of U.S. negotiators to walk away from the negotiation as they've threatened.... 7/7/2015 8:59 AM

Saudis arrest 3 brothers in connection with Kuwait attack
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi authorities say they have arrested three brothers in connection with last month's deadly attack on a Shiite mosque in neighboring Kuwait.... 7/7/2015 8:50 AM

WHO says too few countries taxing tobacco products enough
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A World Health Organization report says taxing cigarettes to more than 75 percent of their retail price is the most effective way to reduce tobacco use, but that too few governments levy high enough taxes.... 7/7/2015 8:47 AM

Afghan official: Bomber hits NATO convoy in Kabul, 2 wounded
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has targeted a NATO convoy in the capital, Kabul, wounding at least two people.... 7/7/2015 8:46 AM

Chinese stocks drop, other global markets mixed
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite government intervention and other global markets were mixed as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge.... 7/7/2015 8:46 AM

Iran rejects claim that suspect in Jordan tied to Iran group
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran is rejecting reports by Jordanian state media that a terror suspect arrested in Jordan on suspicion that he planned attacks against the kingdom is linked to an Iranian group.... 7/7/2015 8:44 AM

Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2.5 million) he says he is owed as his share of the distribution money of one of his movies.... 7/7/2015 8:36 AM

Malaysia freezes 6 bank accounts in probe linked to premier
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian authorities froze six bank accounts as part of an investigation into allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred from a state investment fund to the personal accounts of Prime Minister Najib Razak.... 7/7/2015 8:24 AM

1 person gored in 1st bull-run of Pamplona festival
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) -- Spain's Red Cross says one person was gored and six others injured as thousands of daredevils tested their bravery and speed by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival.... 7/7/2015 8:21 AM

Spain: Police arrest woman for recruiting young girls for IS
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police on Tuesday arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers of both sexes to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State armed group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 8:13 AM

Britons mark the 10th anniversary of London transit attacks
LONDON (AP) -- Britons are marking the 10th anniversary of suicide bomb attacks on London's transit system with solemn ceremonies to pay tribute to victims and to honor survivors.... 7/7/2015 8:11 AM

Military court in Thailand releases 14 student activists
BANGKOK (AP) -- A military court in Thailand released 14 student activists from detention Tuesday but said they still face sedition charges - and the prospect of several years in prison - for defying the junta's ban on political gatherings.... 7/7/2015 8:10 AM

Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was heading Tuesday to Brussels for an emergency meeting of eurozone leaders, where he will try to use a resounding referendum victory to eke out concessions from European creditors over a bailout for the crisis-ridden country.... 7/7/2015 8:07 AM

Report: Toyota executive arrested in Japan to be released
TOKYO (AP) -- The American Toyota executive who was arrested in Japan last month on suspicion of drug law violations is expected to be released Wednesday without being prosecuted, according to Kyodo News service.... 7/7/2015 7:56 AM

China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- China opened an exhibition of guns and photos of massacres on Tuesday to commemorate the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism by observing the 70th anniversary of the war's end in Asia with great fanfare.... 7/7/2015 7:24 AM

Young Indians embrace dating apps despite social taboos
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Aditi Mendiratta's biggest worry as she's swiping left and right is hiding the smartphone notifications that read "Congratulations! You have a new match" from her parents.... 7/7/2015 6:46 AM

World's oldest man dies in Japan at the age of 112
TOKYO (AP) -- The world's oldest man, a retired educator from Japan, has died at the age of 112, an official said Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 6:39 AM

Boycott Israel drive gains strength, raising alarm
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott campaign against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.... 7/7/2015 6:35 AM



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