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Court rules France responsible in toxic algae case
PARIS (AP) -- A court in western France has held the French state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach when it was choked with toxic algae.... 7/22/2014 5:54 AM

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case
GENEVA (AP) -- Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.... 7/22/2014 5:51 AM

Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 585 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.... 7/22/2014 5:43 AM

Former general withdraws from Indonesian election
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Former Indonesian general Prabowo Subianto said Tuesday he rejected the presidential election process as unfair and that he was withdrawing from the contest as nearly complete results showed his opponent leading with 52 percent of the vote.... 7/22/2014 5:35 AM

UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy death
LONDON (AP) -- The British government has announced plans for a public inquiry into the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.... 7/22/2014 5:28 AM

Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- A train carrying the remains of people killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands, a journey which has been agonizingly slow for relatives of the victims.... 7/22/2014 5:19 AM

Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.... 7/22/2014 5:08 AM

Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity."... 7/22/2014 5:07 AM

China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King
BEIJING (AP) -- A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets.... 7/22/2014 5:05 AM

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.... 7/22/2014 5:02 AM

Berlin bans anti-Semitic slogan at Gaza protests
BERLIN (AP) -- Berlin authorities say they've banned pro-Gaza protesters from chanting an anti-Semitic slogan and are investigating a sermon by a radical imam who called on Muslims to kill Jews.... 7/22/2014 4:49 AM

Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's foreign minister raised the possibility Tuesday of restarting stalled peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians as part of negotiating a cease-fire in the war that has broken out on the Gaza Strip.... 7/22/2014 4:48 AM


KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- CORRECTS: Train bearing bodies from Malaysia Airlines crash arrives in Kharkiv. (Corrects APNewsAlert dateline and style on Airlines)... 7/22/2014 4:47 AM

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said.... 7/22/2014 4:41 AM

Big milestone for Britain's little prince
LONDON (AP) -- The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.... 7/22/2014 4:21 AM

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said Tuesday they agreed on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.... 7/22/2014 4:18 AM

66 reported hurt in Turkish tanker truck explosion
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, injuring at least 66 people.... 7/22/2014 4:10 AM

World stocks rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease
TOKYO (AP) -- World stock markets rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes.... 7/22/2014 4:05 AM

EU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures.... 7/22/2014 3:52 AM

Shakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk
MOSCOW (AP) -- Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.... 7/22/2014 3:45 AM