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Tibetan groups campaign against 2022 Olympics going to China
BEIJING (AP) -- Tibetan activists and others are calling on the International Olympic Committee not to award the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, saying China's human rights record after the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital worsened rather than showing a hoped-for improvement.... 7/28/2015 10:44 AM

British peer quits House of Lords over cocaine-and-sex sting
LONDON (AP) -- A member of the upper chamber of Britain's Parliament quit Tuesday, apologizing for causing "pain and embarrassment" after he was filmed allegedly snorting cocaine during sessions with sex workers.... 7/28/2015 10:41 AM

The Latest: NATO declares 'strong solidarity' with Turkey
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 10:41 AM

Q&A: What stock market tumble means for China, rest of world
BEIJING (AP) -- China's stock market tumbled this week despite a massive government intervention aimed at halting a slide in prices that began last month following an explosive rise. On Monday, the Shanghai Composite Index suffered its biggest daily fall since 2007. Here's what the sell-off means for China's economy and other countries.... 7/28/2015 10:34 AM

Obama to wrap Africa trip with speech to African Union
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- President Barack Obama highlighted his administration's efforts to combat hunger worldwide on Tuesday as he prepared to end a historic return to the land of his father's birth with a speech to the African Union.... 7/28/2015 10:31 AM

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake
HONG KONG (AP) -- The oldest giant panda ever in captivity has tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.... 7/28/2015 10:28 AM

Rwanda park releases relocated lions to restock population
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Seven lions that were transported from South Africa to Rwanda have been released into a wildlife park after weeks of quarantine, another step in a plan to restore the country's lion population after it was wiped out following Rwanda's 1994 genocide, the park's managers said Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 10:17 AM

Detained Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The lawyer of detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian said Tuesday her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Iranian media reported.... 7/28/2015 10:14 AM

Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- A court in Libya's capital convicted a son of Moammar Gadhafi of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 uprising on Tuesday, sentencing him to death in absentia.... 7/28/2015 10:10 AM

Nigerian leader visits Cameroon as Boko Haram attacks
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A Nigerian official says newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari will make his first official visit to one-time enemy Cameroon Wednesday to ease tensions and bolster support for a regional army to fight the Boko Haram Islamic uprising spilling across borders.... 7/28/2015 10:07 AM

NATO holding rare emergency meeting at Turkey's request
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general said Tuesday that the alliance "stands in strong solidarity with our ally Turkey," as ambassadors gathered for a rare emergency meeting about the threat faced by a member.... 7/28/2015 10:04 AM

South Korea sees end of MERS threat after outbreak killed 36
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.... 7/28/2015 10:04 AM

Timeline of Chinese government measures to halt stock slide
BEIJING (AP) -- A timeline of government measures aiming at curbing a slide in share prices after China's main market index peaked June 12 and fell sharply in the following weeks:... 7/28/2015 10:04 AM

Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) -- Scientists and tech experts - including Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - are warning of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.... 7/28/2015 10:00 AM

Spanish firefighters bring major forest blaze under control
MADRID (AP) -- Authorities in northeastern Spain say they have brought under control a major blaze that was Catalonia's biggest wildfire in three years.... 7/28/2015 9:45 AM

Moldova's president designates lawmaker to form new gov't
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Moldova's president has designated a lawmaker to form the next government, after the previous nominee failed to secure agreement from all parties in the pro-European alliance.... 7/28/2015 9:41 AM

China stocks fall for second day, Europe rises
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese stocks fell further Tuesday after suffering their biggest drop in eight years the previous day while most other Asian markets declined and Europe rose.... 7/28/2015 9:20 AM

Greece, rescue creditors in 2nd day of talks on new lifeline
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Emissaries from Greece's international creditors are holding a second day of preparatory talks with Greek officials, ahead of higher-level negotiations later this week on the country's new multi-billion euro lifeline.... 7/28/2015 9:10 AM

AP NewsAlert
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Libyan court sentences Gadhafi's son, Seif al-Islam, to death over killings in 2011 uprising.... 7/28/2015 8:58 AM

Bahrain: 2 police officers killed, 6 wounded in bomb attack
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Bahraini authorities say two policemen have been killed and six injured in a bomb attack south of the capital.... 7/28/2015 8:27 AM

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