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Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart play at Chanel's casino
PARIS (AP) -- Diamonds and iconic couture merged - on Karl Lagerfeld's orders - around a massive casino table Tuesday for Chanel's spectacular fashion show. Here are the highlights of the day's fall-winter 2015-16 couture collections at Paris Fashion Week, including Chanel, Bouchra Jarrar and newcomer Aouadi.... 7/7/2015 4:44 PM

Gunmen attempt attack on state radio in C. African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The director of Central African Republic state radio says armed gunmen surrounded the station and attempted an attack but were repelled by security forces overnight.... 7/7/2015 4:42 PM

Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks
LONDON (AP) -- Britons paused in silence, laid flowers and lit candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.... 7/7/2015 4:42 PM

Pope urges Latam to unite and spread faith on continent
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Pope Francis urged Latin Americans to channel the same urgency that brought them independence from Spain two centuries ago to spread the faith on a continent where Catholicism is losing souls to other religious movements, using his final Mass in Ecuador to issue an appeal for the missionary church that he has championed.... 7/7/2015 4:38 PM

Largely shielded from crisis, tourists still enjoying Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is known the world over for its historic sites, sparkling sea, and lovely, vine-shaded restaurants. Add riot police, shuttered banks, and lines at cash machines and the picture clouds.... 7/7/2015 4:27 PM

Spanish woman arrested for recruiting girls, teens for IS
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police on Tuesday arrested a woman suspected of recruiting pre-teen girls and teenagers to send to areas controlled by the Islamic State armed group in Syria.... 7/7/2015 4:20 PM

Soldiers arrive in Saskatchewan to battle raging wildfires
LA RONGE, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Canadian soldiers are arriving to battle raging wildfires on the country's west coast, where about 13,000 people have been evacuated in recent days.... 7/7/2015 4:16 PM

Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
VIENNA (AP) -- Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks broke through their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The discussions, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday.... 7/7/2015 4:15 PM

Pope urges Latin American to channel energy, unite the world
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:... 7/7/2015 4:14 PM

Vote on Srebrenica resolution delayed by Russian veto threat
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council delayed a vote Tuesday on a British-drafted resolution that would condemn the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica during the Bosnian war as "a crime of genocide" after Russia informed council members it would veto the measure.... 7/7/2015 4:08 PM

Uber faces harassment in South Africa from local cabdrivers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Taxi drivers in South Africa's largest city, Johannesburg, met on Tuesday to discuss how to compete with Uber, after rivalry led to drivers of the international ride-hailing service being harassed and intimidated.... 7/7/2015 4:07 PM

Panel: Politics among reasons for botched UN Ebola response
LONDON (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis.... 7/7/2015 4:05 PM

Bomb blamed on Boko Haram kills 20 in northern Nigeria
ZARIA, Nigeria (AP) -- A bomb blast in Nigeria's northern university town of Zaria killed at least 25 people Tuesday including a 2-year-old toddler, the Kaduna state governor reported, the latest in a string of deadly bombing and shooting attacks by the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group.... 7/7/2015 4:02 PM

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism members
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's minister for religious affairs criticized Reform Judaism on Tuesday, saying he doesn't consider members of the denomination to be Jews.... 7/7/2015 4:00 PM

The Latest: Dutch: Greece needs quick solution to save euro
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):... 7/7/2015 3:57 PM

Syrian troops repel militants attack on Aleppo neighborhood
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian troops and pro-government gunmen repelled on Tuesday an offensive by rebels and Muslim militants on a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo while opposition activists claimed that the army carried out a chlorine gas attack in another part of the city, activists and state media said.... 7/7/2015 3:55 PM

Qatar drilling rig faces months of repairs after accident
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A Qatari company says one of its oil drilling rigs will need several months of repairs and maintenance after an accident off the Gulf nation's coast.... 7/7/2015 3:39 PM

Afghan government officials in direct talks with Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In an unprecedented step after more than a decade of hostility, Afghan government officials are meeting in Pakistan with representatives of the Taliban, according to Afghan and Pakistani officials.... 7/7/2015 3:30 PM

Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.... 7/7/2015 2:49 PM

Migrant boat sinks near Greek islands, more than 15 missing
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Greek and Turkish coast guards rescued 21 people and recovered at least one body after a migrant boat sank Tuesday near two small Greek islands close to the Turkish coast. At least 15 people were believed to be missing.... 7/7/2015 2:47 PM



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