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Rescuers find 3 survivors in Nepal days after quake
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake, an official said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 12:03 PM

Officials: Arab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- At least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition landed Sunday in Yemen's southern coastal city of Aden on a "reconnaissance" mission amid a fierce Shiite rebel offensive there, Yemeni military officials said.... 5/3/2015 11:53 AM

IS group claims Iraq car bomb attack that killed 19
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility Sunday for a late-night car bomb attack in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, saying it was targeting a Shiite militia.... 5/3/2015 11:49 AM

French defense chief urges soldiers to admit African abuse
PARIS (AP) -- France's defense minister wants any soldiers involved in alleged sexual abuse of boys in Central African Republic to come forward to limit the damage to the military's image.... 5/3/2015 11:47 AM

Italy: 3,690 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 1 day
ROME (AP) -- Ships rescued 3,690 migrants in just one day from smugglers' boats on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday.... 5/3/2015 11:43 AM

Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific for 5 days, 5 nights
BEIJING (AP) -- A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.... 5/3/2015 11:43 AM

France's Le Pen: Send migrants back across Mediterranean
PARIS (AP) -- Far right National Front leader Marine Le Pen says France should send migrants back across the Mediterranean Sea to stop them from taking dangerous boats to European shores.... 5/3/2015 11:34 AM

Rights group: Evidence cluster bombs used in Yemen
CAIRO (AP) -- Human Rights Watch says a Saudi-led coalition may have used cluster bombs in its airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen.... 5/3/2015 11:20 AM

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen officials say at least 20 Arab coalition troops land in Aden on `reconnaissance' mission.... 5/3/2015 11:09 AM

Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation
DACHAU, Germany (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp along with survivors and some of the U.S. soldiers who were there at the time.... 5/3/2015 10:47 AM

1 man dead, 14 police hurt in football rioting in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A man died after being hit by a rubber bullet and 14 police officers were injured during clashes that erupted during a Polish league football match in the south of the country.... 5/3/2015 10:25 AM

AP NewsAlert
ROME (AP) -- Italy's Coast Guard: 3,690 migrants rescued at sea Saturday in multiple operations.... 5/3/2015 10:24 AM

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.... 5/3/2015 10:11 AM

Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election
LONDON (AP) -- Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease.... 5/3/2015 9:58 AM

Quake hobbles Nepal, so villagers fend for selves
POKHARIDANDA, Nepal (AP) -- Knock-kneed children drag scavenged sleeping mats into tarpaulin tents. Grandmothers clear rocks from demolition sites once called homes. And prodigal sons who rushed home to comfort their mothers are building new structures to shelter them from the rain.... 5/3/2015 9:52 AM

Sadness, disappointment in Philippines after Pacquiao defeat
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Sadness and disappointment gripped Filipinos after Manny Pacquiao's defeat in his much-anticipated fight against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. but they still considered the boxing icon a national hero.... 5/3/2015 8:54 AM

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's newborn princess has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace - but the guessing game continues over what her name will be.... 5/3/2015 8:48 AM

Afghanistan: Taliban offensive forces thousands from homes
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials say fierce fighting between government forces and Taliban insurgents in northern Afghanistan has forced thousands of people to flee their homes.... 5/3/2015 8:43 AM

S. Korea confirms college student held in N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea confirmed on Sunday that North Korea detained a South Korean student of New York University, but said it was still unclear whether the 21-year-old New Jersey resident attempted to enter the North illegally.... 5/3/2015 8:38 AM

China teaches top cadres Western ideas despite backlash
SHANGHAI (AP) -- In the still, early hours, cadres make their way down tree-lined paths. They walk through a polished lobby, down dim hallways and settle themselves in rows in plain, wood-paneled classrooms. Here, they sit at the vanguard of the Communist Party of China.... 5/3/2015 8:28 AM

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