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The Latest: Saudi King voices support for Turkey's actions
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):... 7/28/2015 2:32 PM

Romanian officials raid homes in medicines corruption probe
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romanian prosecutors have searched dozens of home and offices looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs.... 7/28/2015 2:32 PM

Scientists worry about arms race in artificial intelligence
LONDON (AP) -- Scientists and tech experts - including professor Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak - warned Tuesday of a global arms race with weapons using artificial intelligence.... 7/28/2015 2:31 PM

Spanish police: shooting in Barcelona, 1 wounded
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police say one person has been wounded in a shooting in the downtown area of the city of Barcelona.... 7/28/2015 2:31 PM

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates with bamboo, veggie cake
HONG KONG (AP) -- The oldest giant panda ever in captivity tasted a vegetable ice cake and, of course, bamboo in celebration of her 37th birthday.... 7/28/2015 2:25 PM

French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth
PARIS (AP) -- Archaeologists say two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country.... 7/28/2015 2:25 PM

French court rules in favor of far right's Jean-Marie Le Pen
PARIS (AP) -- A French appeal court has confirmed the cancellation of a mail-in vote organized by far-right leader Marine Le Pen to try to end her father's influence on their National Front party.... 7/28/2015 2:21 PM

Zimbabwe: 2 to appear in court for killing Cecil the lion
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Two men will appear in court for allegedly helping to kill a well-known lion, whose death is seen as a blow to Zimbabwe's tourism, wildlife authorities said Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 2:20 PM

Officials: Iran may take own samples at alleged nuclear site
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran wants its own officials to take soil samples at a site where it is alleged to have experimented with ways to detonate a nuclear weapon, and the U.N. agency probing the suspicions may agree provided it is allowed to monitor the process, two officials told The Associated Press Tuesday.... 7/28/2015 2:15 PM

Dubai launches expansion of Mideast's biggest port
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Middle East's biggest sea port is growing.... 7/28/2015 2:12 PM

EU moves to protect cheese from both sides of divided Cyprus
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union on Tuesday moved to recognize halloumi, or hellim in Turkish, as a protected cheese from both sides of the Greek-Turkish divided island of Cyprus and lauded it as a symbolic step toward further reunification.... 7/28/2015 2:11 PM

Boko Haram kill 29 villagers in northeast Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses say Boko Haram extremists shot and killed 29 people in two Christian enclaves of northeast Nigeria.... 7/28/2015 2:10 PM

Volkswagen sold more vehicles than Toyota in first half
TOKYO (AP) -- Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global vehicle sales for January-June, the first time the German automaker has come out top in the intensely competitive tallies.... 7/28/2015 2:10 PM

White House Notebook: Third term? Obama says no thanks
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not.... 7/28/2015 1:57 PM

Europe's largest Jewish sporting event opening in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering for the first European Maccabi Games to be held in Germany, at a site built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.... 7/28/2015 1:57 PM

Egypt official says furniture factory fire kills 19 people
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Health Ministry says a fire at a furniture factory east of Cairo has killed 19 people and injured 22.... 7/28/2015 1:51 PM

Iran says will hold 'high-level talks' with EU
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister says "high-level" talks will soon be launched with the European Union following a nuclear agreement reached with world powers earlier this month.... 7/28/2015 1:45 PM

UAE slashes fuel subsidies, announces 24 percent price hike
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates has slashed gasoline subsidies, announcing Tuesday that it will raise the cost of a liter of regular gasoline by 24 percent amid globally low oil prices that have cut into the country's revenues.... 7/28/2015 1:43 PM

Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved accessing citizens' personal tax data.... 7/28/2015 1:39 PM

Bosnian government adopts EU reforms plan
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Top EU officials say the Bosnian government's adoption of a plan of reforms is a crucial step forward on the country's EU integration path.... 7/28/2015 1:37 PM



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