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Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- A court in Libya's capital sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death in absentia on Tuesday over killings during the country's 2011 uprising.... 7/28/2015 9:47 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

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 9:25 AM

The Latest: Turkish leader appeals for NATO help
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 9:21 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

Rwanda park releases lions into wild after quarantine
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The managers of a wildlife park in Rwanda say seven lions transported from South Africa have been released into the 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.... 7/28/2015 9:16 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

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 8:57 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

Spain summons Venezuelan ambassador over president's remarks
MADRID (AP) -- The Spanish foreign ministry has summoned the Venezuelan ambassador to once again protest comments by Venezuela's president against Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.... 7/28/2015 8:24 AM

Detained Post reporter's lawyer in Iran asks for his release
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian news agency is quoting the lawyer of a detained Washington Post reporter as saying her client should be freed in the wake of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers.... 7/28/2015 8:10 AM

Malaysian PM axes deputy, attorney general amid fund scandal
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, stung by allegations that he received some $700 million in government money, on Tuesday fired the attorney general who had been investigating him and a deputy who has been among his most prominent critics.... 7/28/2015 7:46 AM

House of Lords member resigns after tabloid exposure
LONDON (AP) -- A member of the House of Lords has resigned from the chamber and apologized after he was filmed in an alleged cocaine-and-sex session with prostitutes.... 7/28/2015 7:45 AM

Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says troops have moved into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition.... 7/28/2015 7:29 AM

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games - namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.... 7/28/2015 7:20 AM

Summer camp for Iraqi Shiite boys: Training to fight IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.... 7/28/2015 7:07 AM

Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas.... 7/28/2015 6:30 AM

Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
TOKYO (AP) -- Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.... 7/28/2015 6:20 AM



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