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Bangladesh Hindu man hacked to death, in latest such attack
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police in Bangladesh say a Hindu man has been hacked to death on the heels of a spate of similar attacks in the South Asian nation.... 4/30/2016 11:23 AM

English soccer team, 5,000-1 longshots, close in on title
LONDON (AP) -- Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last fall could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well.... 4/30/2016 11:22 AM

Educated migrants have edge as Germany aims for integration
BERLIN (AP) -- Wafaa Askar arrived in Germany barely a year and a half ago from her Syrian homeland, but she already speaks German fluently and counts more Germans than Syrians as friends. Orhan Sahin arrived from Turkey more than three decades ago, but still feels like a foreigner and speaks in broken German.... 4/30/2016 11:14 AM

In Norway, search for 2 missing bodies after deadly crash
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A search continued Saturday for the two missing bodies from the crash of Airbus EC-225 helicopter off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board.... 4/30/2016 11:10 AM

China lays out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan
BEIJING (AP) -- China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo's visiting foreign minister that there could be "no ambiguity or vacillation" in meeting Beijing's demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters.... 4/30/2016 11:07 AM

Turkish airstrikes target Kurdish rebels overnight
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The Turkish military says it conducted overnight airstrikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq and southeast Turkey.... 4/30/2016 10:44 AM

IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday east of Baghdad, according to a statement posted on an IS-affiliated website. The attack killed at least 21 people and wounded at least 42 others, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. The IS statement described the attack as a three-ton truck bombing.... 4/30/2016 10:43 AM

Police confirm 7 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Seven people were killed and at least 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, Kenyan officials said Saturday.... 4/30/2016 10:43 AM

Police detain protesters at party convention in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Police have detained about 400 leftists who were protesting against the national convention of the populist Alternative for Germany party in Stuttgart.... 4/30/2016 9:56 AM

Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
BEIRUT (AP) -- Two Syrian opposition monitoring groups are reporting government air strikes on insurgent-held neighborhoods of the northern city of Aleppo.... 4/30/2016 9:49 AM

Saudi forces kill 2 militants after failed car-bombing
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry says security forces have killed two militants before they were able to detonate a car bomb in the southwestern town of Bisha.... 4/30/2016 8:02 AM

Officials: at least 17 dead in Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeas...
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Officials: at least 17 dead in Baghdad car bomb targeting civilians in the city's southeast.... 4/30/2016 7:33 AM

Iran state media: Moderate bloc wins more seats in runoff
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's moderate-reformist bloc secured more than 30 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, according to a Saturday report on state TV.... 4/30/2016 7:32 AM

Kenya police: 7 confirmed dead in building collapse
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Police in Nairobi say that seven people have been confirmed dead in the collapse of a residential building in a low-income area of the capital.... 4/30/2016 7:19 AM

Nairobi police say 7 people confirmed dead in collapse of residential building
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Nairobi police say 7 people confirmed dead in collapse of residential building.... 4/30/2016 7:11 AM

Overturned truck carrying stones kills 14 in China
BEIJING (AP) -- A roadside activity center in southern China was crushed by stones from an overturned truck, leaving 14 people dead, authorities said Saturday.... 4/30/2016 5:24 AM

China ambassador says North Korean proposal merits study
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- China's U.N. ambassador says a North Korea proposal under which Pyongyang would halt its nuclear program if the U.S. and South Korea suspend joint military exercises merits consideration.... 4/30/2016 3:56 AM

UN says N. Korea accusations vs US troops 'unsubstantiated'
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The American-led U.N. command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting acts."... 4/30/2016 3:21 AM

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.... 4/30/2016 3:08 AM

Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's strongest unions brought thousands of people into the streets Friday to protest high inflation and job cuts in the biggest demonstrations against President Mauricio Macri since he took office in December.... 4/30/2016 2:58 AM



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