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  • Yemen rebels launch missile into Saudi Arabia

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels have launched a missile over the border into Saudi Arabia for the first time in weeks in the latest violation of a shaky truce between the insurgents and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government. Pro-Houthi ...

  • NATO summit to raise military presence in Poland, region

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says an upcoming "landmark summit" will enhance the alliance's defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number are still haven't been finalized. Stoltenberg spoke ...

  • Hillary Clinton marches in hometown Memorial Day parade

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has marched in her hometown Memorial Day parade in a New York City suburb. Clinton waved and smiled from the procession in Chappaqua (CHAP'-uh-kwah), accompanied by husband Bill Clinton and New ...

  • Tusk comes out against too much EU integration

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union President Donald Tusk says that those who believe in "instant and total integration" of the EU have missed what many people really want and raised the prospect of having an open and big debate among ...

  • Israeli ultranationalist sworn in as defense minister

    2 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman has been sworn in as defense minister after his appointment was confirmed by parliament. Lieberman, one of Israel's most polarizing politicians, assumed the office on Monday. The post was previously held by former ...

  • Palestinian arrested after stabbing soldier in Tel Aviv

    2 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a 17-year-old Palestinian stabbed a soldier in central Tel Aviv, lightly wounding him before being arrested after a short chase. Video footage broadcast by Israeli TV shows the Palestinian holding what appears to be ...

  • Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rights group Amnesty International says a court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the ...

  • The Latest: Dutch officials seek prison for alleged rioters

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Prosecutors have demanded prison sentences of up to a year for four men allegedly involved in rioting that erupted last year during a heated demonstration ...

  • On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

    5 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Data scientists working with the Republican Party say Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton in using digital campaigning to win over voters. The science defines 21st century political campaigns, but Trump has dismissed it. President Barack Obama used ...

  • How the AP-NORC poll on parties and voters was conducted

    5 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on responsiveness of the political parties to voters was conducted by NORC May 12-15. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,060 adults who are members ...

  • Mediterranean shipwreck survivors haunted by cries of kids

    5 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — It was the cries of children — and the moment they decided they must save themselves — that haunt the survivors of a shipwreck that claimed hundreds of lives. Two Eritreans who arrived safely in Sicily ...

  • AP-NORC Poll: Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016

    5 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the election. That's according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which helps explain the rise of ...

  • Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

    5 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger. Anthony ...

  • Poland's ruling party leader vague on support for EU's Tusk

    5 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's ruling party says the government isn't ready to confirm whether it will support a second term for European Council head Donald Tusk. Tusk's term expires in mid-2017 but he could stay on, ...

  • Indonesian navy fires shots, seizes Chinese fishing boat

    6 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's navy says it fired shots at a Chinese trawler when it refused to stop fishing in Indonesian waters, and then seized the vessel and its eight crewmembers. Navy spokesman Maj. Budi Amin said Monday that ...

  • French jihadi network that groomed Bataclan killer on trial

    6 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — The jihadi network that recruited and groomed one of the suicide attackers in the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris is on trial this week. Defendants include the brother of Foued Mohamed-Aggad, who joined Islamic State extremists in ...

  • Texas trying revamped sex offender treatment program

    6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LITTLEFIELD, Texas (AP) — Many of Texas' most violent sex offenders have been housed for months in a former prison in rural West Texas, and the head of the state agency that oversees the overhauled program believes it will lead ...

  • Stephen Hawking baffled by dynamics of Trump's popularity

    6 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking understands the workings of the universe — but says he cannot fathom the popularity of Donald Trump. The British astrophysicist told ITV's morning show Monday that the presumptive Republican Party candidate for U.S. president "is ...

  • Libyan American father and son acquitted in UAE trial

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Libyan Americans detained in the United Arab Emirates since August 2014 have been acquitted of charges they illegally raised funds for a foreign entity. The family of Kamal Eldarat, 59, and his son ...

  • Small airplane makes emergency landing on highway in Hungary

    6 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a small airplane made an emergency landing on a busy highway on the outskirts of Budapest. No injuries were reported in Monday's incident and police were directing traffic at the scene on the ...

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