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Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revelers at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade and stabbed six people Thursday evening as they marched in the holy city, Israeli police and witnesses said.... 7/30/2015 5:12 PM

Russia to upgrade air defense missiles intended for Iran
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Kremlin official says that Russia is working to upgrade air defense missiles intended for Iran.... 7/30/2015 5:11 PM

Iran says will ban US experts from UN nuclear inspections
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran will not allow American or Canadian inspectors working for the U.N. nuclear watchdog to visit its nuclear facilities, an official said in remarks broadcast by state TV on Thursday.... 7/30/2015 5:07 PM

Sierra Leone faces Ebola setback; 500 under quarantine
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Authorities in Sierra Leone are now monitoring more than 500 people after one man died from Ebola in area where the virus had been gone for months.... 7/30/2015 4:59 PM

Kremlin says Russia and France agree on refund for Mistral
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Kremlin aide says Russia and France have agreed on a refund amount for an undelivered French warship.... 7/30/2015 4:54 PM

Al-Qaida abducts US-backed rebels in northern Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- The leader of a U.S.-backed rebel group and several of his men have been abducted in northern Syria by the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front, the rebel group and opposition activists said Thursday.... 7/30/2015 4:51 PM

Mexico: Death toll 23 after truck hits religious procession
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities on Thursday raised the death toll to 23 in a central Mexico town where a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession.... 7/30/2015 4:45 PM

Britain limits Ai Weiwei's visit due to alleged conviction
BEIJING (AP) -- Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month business visa to attend a London exhibition of his work, saying he failed to disclose that he has a criminal conviction - a claim that the artist and his attorney dispute.... 7/30/2015 4:43 PM

AP Investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat at 2016 Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, as well as for visitors to the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro.... 7/30/2015 4:35 PM

The Latest: MH370 passenger's sister skeptical about wing
PARIS (AP) -- Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local):... 7/30/2015 4:35 PM

Serbia lottery chief resigns in live ticket draw scandal
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- The head of Serbia's state lottery resigned on Thursday following allegations of fraud during a live ticket draw this week.... 7/30/2015 4:27 PM

Turkey onslaught on Kurds, after IS attack, fuels anger
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AP) -- Just when it seemed Turkey was getting serious about the fight against IS, it has turned its military focus to pounding its old foe: the Kurdish rebels.... 7/30/2015 4:22 PM

UN adopts resolution to combat illegal wildlife trafficking
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. General Assembly unanimously adopted its first-ever resolution aimed at combatting illicit trafficking in wildlife on Thursday as its sponsors expressed outrage at the killing of a beloved protected lion in Zimbabwe.... 7/30/2015 4:21 PM

US delivering 8 newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- The United States Embassy in Cairo says the U.S. is delivering eight newer F-16 warplanes to Egypt as part of an ongoing military support package.... 7/30/2015 3:42 PM

Trump turns golf trip into extension of campaign trail
TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) -- Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women's British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.... 7/30/2015 3:37 PM

Al-Qaida kills 6 captured Yemeni rebels north of Aden
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni security officials and witnesses say al-Qaida fighters have publicly shot to death six Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, in a town north of Aden.... 7/30/2015 3:33 PM

Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, who led the group's self-styled Islamic emirate in the 1990s, sheltered al-Qaida through the 9/11 attacks and led a 14-year insurgency against U.S. and NATO troops.... 7/30/2015 3:27 PM

Royal Bank of Scotland reports rise in 2nd quarter profits
LONDON (AP) -- Second-quarter profit at taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland rose 27 percent, it announced Thursday, but warned the cost of past scandals may continue to weigh on earnings.... 7/30/2015 3:21 PM

British teen convicted of planning college massacre
LONDON (AP) -- A British teenager has been convicted of planning a gun and bomb attack at his former college, buying a semi-automatic handgun and ammunition online to carry out a massacre.... 7/30/2015 3:17 PM

Loose papers may have caused deadly F-16 crash in Spain
PARIS (AP) -- Loose papers left in the cockpit of an F-16 that crashed at a Spanish air base could have sent the fighter jet into its deadly spiral, French investigators have concluded.... 7/30/2015 3:16 PM



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