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Carter: Russia must meet with US on Syria flight conflicts
MORON AIR BASE, Spain (AP) -- Russian leaders should contact the Pentagon immediately for another talk about Moscow's military activities in Syria, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday, reflecting urgent concerns about Russian aircraft violating Turkish airspace.... 10/6/2015 1:51 PM

Yacht missing with 2 Britons, American, Canadian, Filipino
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A yacht carrying two Britons, an American, a Canadian and a Filipino disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week, the Philippine coast guard said Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 1:48 PM

The Latest: Neutrinos one of the big mysteries of physics
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):... 10/6/2015 1:46 PM

Christian pastor survives knife attack at home in Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- A Bangladeshi pastor survived an attempt on his life by three men who came to his home pretending to want to learn about Christianity, police and the victim said Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 1:42 PM

Nigeria Senate names 20 nominees for president's new Cabinet
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's Senate announced 20 nominees for the Cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, representing all regions of this West African nation but including only three women in a team expected to fight endemic corruption.... 10/6/2015 1:41 PM

UK minister rejects EU migration pact, vows tighter borders
LONDON (AP) -- Britain will never "in a thousand years" agree to a common European immigration policy to deal with the surging number of refugees fleeing to the continent, a top government official declared Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 1:35 PM

VW employee chief: no immediate effect on jobs from scandal
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) -- Volkswagen's chief employee representative says that the emissions-rigging scandal won't have an effect on jobs for the time being.... 10/6/2015 1:30 PM

Nasty Air France labor dispute drags in French government
PARIS (AP) -- The union activists chanted "Naked, naked" as they singled out two Air France executives and ripped off their suit jackets and shirts, and suddenly the French government found itself drawn into a violent labor dispute unusual even in a country with habitually nasty relations between management and staff.... 10/6/2015 1:23 PM

Court keeps passport of ex-IMF chief Rato in fraud case
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish magistrate has withdrawn the passport of former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato, who is under investigation for alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption.... 10/6/2015 1:22 PM

Arpad Goncz, Hungary's 1st post-communist president, dies
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Arpad Goncz, who survived a communist-era life sentence to become Hungary's first democratically chosen president, died Tuesday. He was 93.... 10/6/2015 1:20 PM

Nobel Prize for missing piece in neutrino mass puzzle
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos change identities as they whiz through the universe, proving that they have mass.... 10/6/2015 1:08 PM

AP Interview: Germany still untangling Nazis' legal legacy
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's justice ministry has launched a wide-ranging effort to examine the influence that the Nazis had on the country's legal system, including the role some German officials played in preventing former Nazis from being prosecuted after the war.... 10/6/2015 1:05 PM

The Latest: Austrian leader sees migration impact on Lesbos
GENEVA (AP) -- The latest developments in the hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants passing through Europe on their way west. All times local.... 10/6/2015 12:54 PM

7 judges in Ghana suspended after corruption claims
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- Ghana's judicial service says seven high court judges have been suspended following corruption allegations by a journalist.... 10/6/2015 12:51 PM

NATO chief: Russian jets in Turkish airspace no accident
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general on Tuesday rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two separate incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time."... 10/6/2015 12:45 PM

Ukraine rebels to delay elections
MOSCOW (AP) -- Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict.... 10/6/2015 12:34 PM

Guatemala declares mudslide-hit community uninhabitable
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Guatemalan officials weighed what to do with the site of a massive, acres-wide mudslide that might still hold hundreds of bodies and a surrounding area of largely untouched homes that has been declared uninhabitable.... 10/6/2015 12:33 PM

Amid unrest in West Bank, Israel demolishes militants' homes
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military on Tuesday demolished the homes of two Palestinian militants in east Jerusalem, the army's first concrete steps following a late night Cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a "strong hand" to quell recent deadly attacks.... 10/6/2015 12:25 PM

The Latest: Palestinian prisoners paid for killing Israelis
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israel following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local).... 10/6/2015 12:16 PM

Attack in Yemen's Aden targets officials, troops; kills 15
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Rockets slammed into Yemen's port city of Aden on Tuesday, striking a hotel that is home to officials from the country's exiled government and two compounds used by Saudi-led coalition troops, killing at least 15 people, authorities said.... 10/6/2015 12:14 PM

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