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Obama: Israel's commitment to Palestinian state in doubt
JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Barack Obama says remarks made by Israel's prime minister before an election earlier this year have reinforced a belief in the international community that Israel is not committed to peace.... 6/2/2015 7:37 PM

UK says future of Northern Ireland power-sharing 'grim'
DUBLIN (AP) -- Efforts to sustain the Catholic-Protestant government in Northern Ireland are looking "increasingly grim," Britain's minister overseeing the territory declared Tuesday after negotiations failed to break a budgetary deadlock.... 6/2/2015 7:35 PM

EU parliament takes measures against Russia over blacklist
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's legislature is taking three small measures against Russian officials in retaliation for Moscow's banning of 89 politicians from 17 European countries from entering the nation.... 6/2/2015 7:26 PM

Macedonia to hold early elections to end political crisis
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Macedonia's feuding political leaders have agreed to hold early elections by the end of April 2016 to resolve a deep political crisis, the European Union's enlargement commissioner said Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 7:20 PM

Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions
RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia's Parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday.... 6/2/2015 7:05 PM

Visiting vintage Havana involves some old-school hassles
HAVANA (AP) -- Travel experts and upscale magazines are urging travel to Cuba before it changes. But visitors envisioning salsa in the streets and glamorous vintage cars should also be prepared to manage without ATMs, credit cards, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, seat belts or toilet paper. Here are eight tips for visiting Havana.... 6/2/2015 7:02 PM

Dick O'Regan, longtime AP reporter and executive, dies at 95
BERLIN (AP) -- Richard A. "Dick" O'Regan, who covered some of the biggest stories of the Cold War in a 39-year career as a reporter and executive for The Associated Press, has died. He was 95.... 6/2/2015 6:51 PM

Over 400 still missing from capsized cruise ship in China
JIANLI, China (AP) -- As the Eastern Star cruise ship listed heavily amid pounding rain on the Yangtze River, tour guide Zhang Hui told a colleague, "Looks like we are in trouble."... 6/2/2015 6:45 PM

Morocco arrests, expels 2 French topless activists
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Moroccan authorities on Tuesday arrested and then expelled two French activists for appearing topless at a historic site in the capital protesting the treatment of gays.... 6/2/2015 6:44 PM

US-led coalition doubles down on IS group strategy
PARIS (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State is doubling down on its strategy to fight the extremists, insisting on staying the course it set last year despite the radical group's recent conquests on both sides of the border between Iraq and Syria.... 6/2/2015 6:40 PM

Indian president's motorcade involved in accident in Sweden
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Swedish police say the motorcade of visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was involved in a traffic accident that left nine people with minor injuries.... 6/2/2015 6:37 PM

Spanish royals in Paris for visit; honor crash workers
PARIS (AP) -- Spanish flags are lining Paris avenues as the French capital hosts King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia for a state visit that was delayed because of a deadly plane crash in March involving dozens of Spanish victims.... 6/2/2015 6:35 PM

Ukraine group meets, without apparent progress
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Negotiators seeking a resolution of Ukraine's conflict have ended their latest session without obvious progress.... 6/2/2015 6:25 PM

Prince Ali: Blatter's FIFA resignation was the 'right move'
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein says Sepp Blatter's resignation as FIFA's president was "the right move."... 6/2/2015 6:13 PM

Bus plunges into Iran valley, 25 Iraqi tourists dead
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's official IRNA news agency says at least 25 Iraqi tourists died after their bus careened into a river valley in a mountainous part of Iran.... 6/2/2015 6:06 PM

At 79, Blatter decides it's time to go
ZURICH (AP) -- Soon, soccer won't have FIFA President Sepp Blatter to kick around any more.... 6/2/2015 6:04 PM

Boko Haram attack on northern Nigerian city kills 20
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram once again attacked the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, waking residents with deafening explosions in the early hours of the morning and then a suicide bombing that witnesses said killed as many as 20 people.... 6/2/2015 5:57 PM

FIFA says Valcke not behind $10M payment in corruption probe
GENEVA (AP) -- Amid a deepening corruption crisis within soccer's governing body that has led to Sepp Blatter's decision to resign, FIFA earlier defended its second-in-command on Tuesday by trying to distance him from claims he helped authorize $10 million in bribes for World Cup bidding votes.... 6/2/2015 5:56 PM

German ex-chancellor Helmut Kohl 'doing well' after surgery
BERLIN (AP) -- The office of German ex-chancellor Helmut Kohl says he has had to spend longer than anticipated in a hospital following a hip operation and that he is doing well.... 6/2/2015 5:44 PM

Burundi: Electoral body considering new election schedule
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's electoral commission is considering alternative dates for national elections amid growing calls for the polls to be postponed because of political unrest, an official said Tuesday as anti-government protests returned to parts of the capital.... 6/2/2015 5:42 PM

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