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Egyptian officials investigate police killing of student
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces.... 5/26/2015 2:15 PM

Former trader goes on trial in UK for market manipulation
LONDON (AP) -- A British prosecutor says a former Citibank and UBS trader motivated by greed served as the ringmaster in the alleged manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.... 5/26/2015 2:09 PM

Lock of Mozart's hair going under the hammer at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) -- Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history.... 5/26/2015 2:05 PM

Britain faces tension over push for less EU control
PARIS (AP) -- EU officials are welcoming a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office says that won't derail his mission to reduce EU involvement in national affairs.... 5/26/2015 1:57 PM

Yemen fighters backing exiled government take southern city
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fighters backing Yemen's exiled government captured a city on the road to the port city of Aden, officials said Tuesday, their first significant victory since a Saudi-led coalition began targeting Shiite rebels in airstrikes.... 5/26/2015 1:54 PM

Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp
BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they search through a cluster of illicit hideouts near the border with Thailand.... 5/26/2015 1:52 PM

Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a major military operation to drive the Islamic State from the western Anbar province and retake the Sunni heartland where the extremist group captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.... 5/26/2015 1:50 PM

Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts
MACAU (AP) -- Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula.... 5/26/2015 1:49 PM

IOM urges EU to accept far more asylum seekers
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The head of the International Organization for Migration is urging the European Union to accept far more asylum seekers than the 20,000 planned under an EU scheme to resettle people in need of protection.... 5/26/2015 1:48 PM

Ryanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 pct
DUBLIN (AP) -- Europe's leading budget airline Ryanair has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before.... 5/26/2015 1:40 PM

Moldovan president: We prefer European Union orbit to Russia
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- Moldova's 4 million citizens would prefer to join the European Union rather than stay in the Russian orbit, its president said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 1:39 PM

Enraged voters menace political status quo in Spain, Poland
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's ruling and main opposition parties are preparing for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer parties in bids to form regional and local power-sharing alliances, while Poland's governing party is assessing how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.... 5/26/2015 1:38 PM

APNewsBreak: UN officials let child sex abuse claims linger
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.... 5/26/2015 1:35 PM

Austrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US
VIENNA (AP) -- Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain.... 5/26/2015 1:34 PM

2 police officers killed at Afghan courthouse near Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Insurgents attacked a courthouse near the Afghan capital Tuesday, killing two police officers as a militant assault raged on in a district in a central province besieged for weeks, authorities said.... 5/26/2015 1:34 PM

UN says alarming spike in female suicide bombings in Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- An "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria has children in danger of being seen as potential threats, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 1:27 PM

US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes
ROME (AP) -- The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.... 5/26/2015 1:20 PM

AP PHOTOS: Indigenous beauty queen chosen in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- There was no bathing suit or modern evening gown competition in this beauty contest.... 5/26/2015 1:13 PM

Malaysia refuses entry to teen leader of Hong Kong protests
HONG KONG (AP) -- A teenage leader of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests was turned away at the airport Tuesday when he tried to enter Malaysia, which said he has been blacklisted.... 5/26/2015 1:08 PM

Sweltering temperatures in India leave 750 dead in 5 weeks
HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said Tuesday.... 5/26/2015 1:08 PM



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