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Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded
TORONTO (AP) -- A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said.... 8/4/2015 12:20 PM

Official: Iran to partially allow BBC to report for a week
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian government official said Tuesday the Islamic Republic will allow some BBC journalists to report there for a week's time, loosening restrictions on a news organization often vilified in local media amid signs of warming diplomatic ties to Britain.... 8/4/2015 12:06 PM

AP PHOTOS: Photographer gives Tour de France fans a face
PARIS (AP) -- Associated Press photographer Laurent Cipriani has been covering the Tour de France since 2011, taking hundreds of pictures to tell the story of cycling's biggest race.... 8/4/2015 11:58 AM

Russia bids for vast Arctic territories at UN
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 11:57 AM

Swiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory en route to China
BERLIN (AP) -- Customs officials at Zurich airport have seized 262 kilograms (578 pounds) of ivory that three Chinese men had dispatched from Tanzania, contraband that may have come from up to 50 elephants, Swiss authorities said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 11:51 AM

AP Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for deeper engagement with Iran in the wake of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, saying there is a need for "serious dialogue" to solve challenges facing the region.... 8/4/2015 11:51 AM

Militants in Egypt shell house in Sinai, killing family of 5
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Militants in Egypt's restive northern Sinai shelled a house near a security checkpoint early on Tuesday, killing an entire family of five members inside it and wounding nine of their neighbors, Egyptian security officials said.... 8/4/2015 11:46 AM

Germany: 38 injured in fire at former air-raid shelter
BERLIN (AP) -- A fire and a subsequent explosion at a former air-raid shelter in the northern German city of Hamburg left 38 people injured on Tuesday, authorities said.... 8/4/2015 11:43 AM

Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.... 8/4/2015 11:41 AM

Cameroon expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fight
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- Cameroon officials say they have expelled more than 3,000 Nigerians as part of the fight against the Nigerian-born Islamic extremist group which has launched attacks across borders.... 8/4/2015 11:35 AM

ASEAN wants China to stop work in disputed sea: official
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Southeast Asian nations want China to stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, a regional official said Tuesday, but China insisted it has a right to continue the activity.... 8/4/2015 11:33 AM

Global stocks mostly dip as investors weigh China, US data
TOKYO (AP) -- Global stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.... 8/4/2015 11:27 AM

South Africa's Nobel laureate Tutu leaves hospital
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu left a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday after being treated for an infection there since last month, his foundation said.... 8/4/2015 11:16 AM

Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire, killing 3 in Kashmir
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistani and Indian border guards traded gunfire and mortar shells Tuesday along their disputed border in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing two Pakistanis and an Indian, officials said.... 8/4/2015 11:12 AM

Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power struggle within the regime will break into the open - unleashing a new cycle of the bloodshed that plagued the country in the 1990s.... 8/4/2015 11:11 AM

14 illegal gold miners victims of landslide in Liberia
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- State radio in Liberia says 14 men illegally mining for gold in Liberia's west fell victim to a landslide. They were trapped under rubble and are presumed dead.... 8/4/2015 11:00 AM

Floodwaters moving downriver pose new threat in Myanmar
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- New devastation is feared in Myanmar as water from the badly flooded central and northern regions flows down rivers to the country's more populous areas.... 8/4/2015 10:58 AM

New Zealander who was last WWII 'Dambuster' pilot dies at 96
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealander who was the last surviving pilot from the specialized World War II "Dambuster" mission targeting German infrastructure died Tuesday. Les Munro was 96.... 8/4/2015 10:53 AM

Yemen pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in south
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's pro-government troops were fighting pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south on Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said.... 8/4/2015 10:42 AM

Kosovo passes law on war crimes court
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) -- Kosovo lawmakers have approved a law to set up a special war crimes court paving the way for indictments to be filed against top wartime leaders and current politicians.... 8/4/2015 10:27 AM

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