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Survivors pulled from China boat capsizing; hundreds missing
BEIJING (AP) -- Divers on Tuesday pulled two people alive from inside a capsized cruise ship and prepared to rescue at least four more, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said, giving some small hope to an apparently massive tragedy with well over 400 people still missing on the Yangtze River.... 6/2/2015 9:26 AM

German anti-euro party scraps congress amid infighting
BERLIN (AP) -- An upstart German party that combines an anti-euro stance with tough talk on immigration has called off a planned congress amid increasingly ugly infighting over its leadership and future course.... 6/2/2015 9:24 AM

Media group to Turkey's Erdogan: Stop 'bullying' journalists
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A media freedom watchdog has called on Turkey's president to stop "bullying" journalists after he accused a newspaper editor of espionage and threatened punishment for publishing images of what the paper said were Turkish trucks carrying ammunition to Syrian militants.... 6/2/2015 9:21 AM

Iraq calls for more intel from allies against Islamic State
PARIS (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister has called for more intelligence and more action from international allies against Islamic State extremists.... 6/2/2015 9:19 AM

Militant attack kills 9 Afghans working for Czech charity
MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AP) -- Militants attacked a remote guesthouse and killed nine Afghans working for a Czech charity on Tuesday, as a new report by Brown University warned that almost 100,000 people have been killed in Afghanistan since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion overthrew the Taliban regime and sparked an insurgency.... 6/2/2015 9:14 AM

Latest on China Boat Sinking: Over 1,000 sent to help search
BEIJING (AP) -- The latest on the capsized cruise ship on China's Yangtze River:... 6/2/2015 9:08 AM

UK: Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy dies
LONDON (AP) -- Charles Kennedy, who led Britain's Liberal Democrats to one of its best election results ever before resigning dramatically after admitting he was receiving treatment for an alcohol problem, has died. He was 55.... 6/2/2015 9:06 AM

Abu Dhabi's Etihad hits back at unfair competition charges
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates' national carrier has formally submitted a document to the United States government rebutting allegations by U.S. carriers that it receives unfair subsidies.... 6/2/2015 9:05 AM

Hamas kills Islamic State supporter in Gaza crackdown
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas forces have killed an Islamic State group supporter, the first fatality since Gaza's Islamic rulers launched a crackdown on the more-radical group months ago.... 6/2/2015 9:01 AM

Boko Haram attacks northeast city again, jet fighter deploys
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses say Boko Haram is again attacking the northeastern city of Maiduguri where explosions, heavy gunfire and the screech of a jet fighter were heard around midnight.... 6/2/2015 8:54 AM

Israeli bank chief warns about demographic economic fallout
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's central bank chief says demographic changes such as aging and the growth of Arab and ultra-Orthodox Jewish populations are threatening the country's long-term growth prospects.... 6/2/2015 8:49 AM

Paris police evacuate 100s of migrants in tent camp
PARIS (AP) -- Paris police started evacuating hundreds of migrants Tuesday from a tent camp near a major train station and tourist area - a patch of increasingly crowded pavement that has become a symbol of Europe's struggle in facing a surge of migrants.... 6/2/2015 8:48 AM

Iconic impressionist image by Manet up for sale at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) -- One of the defining images of French impressionism is up for sale, as Sotheby's auctions Edouard Manet's "Le Bar aux Folies-Bergere."... 6/2/2015 8:46 AM

Egypt arrests top Muslim Brotherhood leaders
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities arrested two top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood after two years on the run, as ousted President Mohammed Morsi awaited a court confirmation Tuesday on his death sentence.... 6/2/2015 8:44 AM

Greece's creditors hold emergency summit on Greece
BERLIN (AP) -- Greece's international creditors held an emergency meeting in Berlin to discuss how to push ahead bailout discussions with Athens so the cash-strapped country can get its hands on rescue money it needs to avoid going bankrupt, the German government confirmed Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 8:42 AM

Slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck to be remembered
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) -- South African and American researchers are planning to hold a memorial in Cape Town for slaves who died when the Portuguese ship that was carrying them into bondage sank while sailing to Brazil in 1794.... 6/2/2015 8:38 AM

Spain PM trumpets drop in numbers of registered unemployed
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is trumpeting news of a big drop in the number of unemployed citizens as a reason for voters to support his party in general elections he must call by the end of the year.... 6/2/2015 8:36 AM

FIFA says Valcke not behind $10m payment in corruption probe
ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke was not involved in the $10 million payment mentioned in the U.S. corruption probe engulfing soccer's world governing body, FIFA said Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 8:33 AM

Malaysian brothers get settlement in Flight 370 lawsuit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two Malaysian boys whose father was a passenger on the jetliner that vanished in March last year secured an out-of-court settlement in the tragedy's first legal case against Malaysia Airlines and the government.... 6/2/2015 8:20 AM

Israeli archive: Nazi mastermind saw wife before execution
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's state archive says Nazi mastermind Adolf Eichmann was allowed to see his wife shortly before his 1962 execution.... 6/2/2015 7:49 AM



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