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China ex-officials see reprisals for baring abuses
BEIJING (AP) -- A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him.... 7/22/2014 7:57 AM

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case
GENEVA (AP) -- Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case.... 7/22/2014 7:56 AM

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.... 7/22/2014 7:54 AM

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos
BERLIN (AP) -- The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.... 7/22/2014 7:47 AM

Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.... 7/22/2014 7:46 AM

Dutch PM: 1st victims should be home Wednesday
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The Dutch prime minister says his government aims to have the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back in the Netherlands on Wednesday.... 7/22/2014 7:45 AM

Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results from the Election Commission showed Tuesday.... 7/22/2014 7:41 AM

1 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in southeast Turkey, killing one person and injuring at least 65 others.... 7/22/2014 7:32 AM

Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.... 7/22/2014 7:27 AM

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they agreed Tuesday on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.... 7/22/2014 7:21 AM

Amid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande is defending plans to deliver a warship to Russia, despite calls for a European arms embargo against Moscow over the fighting in Ukraine.... 7/22/2014 7:16 AM

Trains collide in South Korea; 1 dead, dozens hurt
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Two passenger trains collided head-on in eastern South Korea on Tuesday, killing one passenger and injuring dozens, officials said.... 7/22/2014 7:14 AM

Court rules France responsible in toxic algae case
PARIS (AP) -- A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.... 7/22/2014 7:13 AM

Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Christians have been fleeing from the northern city of Mosul in the wake of threats from Islamic State militants who took the city in a blitz offensive last month.... 7/22/2014 7:09 AM

Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.... 7/22/2014 6:59 AM

Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in Brussels to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.... 7/22/2014 6:58 AM

UK gov't announces inquiry on Russian spy death
LONDON (AP) -- The British government Tuesday announced plans for a wide-ranging public inquiry into the 2006 death of poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.... 7/22/2014 6:43 AM

Big milestone for Britain's little prince
LONDON (AP) -- The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.... 7/22/2014 6:36 AM

Military exercises delay flights throughout China
BEIJING (AP) -- China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.... 7/22/2014 6:14 AM

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.... 7/22/2014 6:08 AM