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Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) -- The missile that downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 exploded less than a meter from the cockpit, killing the crew inside instantly and breaking off the front of the plane, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash in eastern Ukraine.... 10/13/2015 1:05 PM

The Latest: EU migrant numbers down in September
GENEVA (AP) -- The latest news from the wave of refugees and other migrants fleeing Africa, Asia and the Middle East and heading for western Europe. All times local.... 10/13/2015 1:05 PM

The Latest: Missile killed 3, rest died as plane crashed
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.... 10/13/2015 1:01 PM

China jails former oil executive for 20 years for corruption
BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese court sentenced a former senior executive of a state oil company on Tuesday to 20 years in prison after finding him guilty of corruption.... 10/13/2015 12:54 PM

Britain scraps $9 million prison deal with Saudi Arabia
LONDON (AP) -- The U.K. government has pulled out of 5.9 million pound ($9 million) deal to sell prison expertise to Saudi Arabia that drew opposition from rights groups and some senior British officials.... 10/13/2015 12:47 PM

Abu Dhabi's Etihad carrier signs $700M deal with IBM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, one of the Arab Gulf region's largest carriers, has signed a $700 million deal with IBM to develop its security, mobile and analytics technology.... 10/13/2015 12:42 PM

Area IDed by Dutch Safety Board as launch site of missile that downed MH17 was held by reb...
GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) -- Area IDed by Dutch Safety Board as launch site of missile that downed MH17 was held by rebels.... 10/13/2015 12:39 PM

Jerusalem attacks kill 3 as wave of violence escalates
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A pair of Palestinian men boarded a bus in Jerusalem and began shooting and stabbing passengers, while another assailant rammed a car into a bus station before stabbing bystanders, in near-simultaneous attacks Tuesday that escalated a monthlong wave of violence. Three Israelis and two attackers were killed.... 10/13/2015 12:37 PM

Rescuers find passenger alive after Indonesia chopper crash
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- Rescuers say a passenger from a helicopter that crashed two days ago was found alive floating on a lake in western Indonesia.... 10/13/2015 12:24 PM

The Latest: Israeli Jew stabs another in failed revenge plot
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/13/2015 12:18 PM

Vatican seeks to end case of letter to pope on family
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican spokesman has denounced the leak of a private letter to Pope Francis complaining about the way his big family meeting is being run. But he has reminded those responsible that the procedures are set and that they're duty-bound to stick with them.... 10/13/2015 12:15 PM

Turkey bans rally by activists mourning colleagues
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish authorities on Tuesday banned a protest rally and march by trade union and civic society activists who lost friends and colleagues in Turkey's bloodiest terror attack, but hundreds of people defiantly gathered for the protest.... 10/13/2015 12:12 PM

US ambassador says Romania still needs a lot of reforms
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to Romania on Tuesday urged politicians to continue reforms, stop political meddling in the management of state-owned companies and create a regulatory system which fosters investment.... 10/13/2015 12:04 PM

Jerusalem hospital copes with treating victims and attackers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- As a wave of violence sweeps across Jerusalem, victims and perpetrators are often surprised to be reunited - at each other's bedside in the city's largest emergency ward.... 10/13/2015 11:44 AM

Taliban withdraw from northern Afghan city
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban said Tuesday they are withdrawing from Kunduz, a strategic northern city that briefly fell to the insurgents last month, as an Afghan official said life there is returning to normal.... 10/13/2015 11:37 AM

Iran test-fires domestically developed torpedo system
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's state TV says the country has successfully test-fired an advanced torpedo system.... 10/13/2015 11:36 AM

Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria.... 10/13/2015 11:31 AM

Ireland plans tax cuts, spending hikes as election looms
DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland has crafted its second consecutive expansionary budget, with an expected 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in tax cuts and spending hikes, as the country accelerates its recovery from an international bailout and banking crisis.... 10/13/2015 11:26 AM

World's biggest beer makers agree to join forces
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft.... 10/13/2015 11:21 AM

Wild aurochs-like cattle reintroduced in Czech Republic
MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) -- Such an animal has not been seen on Czech territory for hundreds of years.... 10/13/2015 11:14 AM

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