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  • AP Top International News At 3:22 p.m. EDT

    7 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown ends At least 340 killed in Yemen's week-long fighting High-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari ...

  • Israel court condemns African migrant detentions

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — A high Israeli court has condemned the government's policy of detaining illegal African migrants captured in the Negev Desert, ordering that a detention facility be closed within three months and banning new detentions for a year. Monday's ...

  • Representatives of Hamas, Fatah meet in Cairo

    7 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — A Hamas and a Fatah official met in Cairo on Monday ahead of the start of reconciliation talks between the rival Palestinian factions this week in the Egyptian capital, an official told The Associated Press. The meeting ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Midday' game

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday morning's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "All or Nothing Midday" game were: 01-03-05-07-09-11-12-13-15-18 (one, three, five, seven, nine, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, eighteen)

  • Argentina tries doctors for Dirty War baby thefts

    7 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Two Argentine doctors are being tried on suspicion of stealing babies from political prisoners during the country's dictatorship. Raul Eugenio Martin and Norberto Bianco are accused of taking nine babies from a clandestine maternity ward ...

  • Campaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans

    8 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates. Republicans charge plagiarism, but Mary Burke is just the latest in a long line of politicians who ...

  • White House intruder: Security changes weighed

    8 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is "obviously concerned" about a weekend White House breach by an ex-soldier with a small knife who scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and entered the mansion before being arrested, a spokesman says. ...

  • High-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari dead at 87

    8 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's secret service agent Mike Harari, who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died. He was 87. Harari was ...

  • Officials: French citizen kidnapped in Algeria

    8 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian security official says a Frenchman has been kidnapped by militants in an area where North Africa's al-Qaida branch has a hideout. The security official in the mountainous city of Tizi Ouzou, in the region ...

  • Iraq officials: Car bomb in busy Baghdad commercial district kills 10 people, wounds 25.

    8 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials: Car bomb in busy Baghdad commercial district kills 10 people, wounds 25.

  • Clinton: 2014 races a chance 'to shape our future'

    9 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says the upcoming fall election is "an opportunity to shape our future" in a new fundraising pitch on behalf of House Democrats. Clinton is sending out a fundraising appeal on behalf of the ...

  • Iran digs in on underground nuke facility

    9 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats are reporting a setback at talks on Iran's nuclear program, saying Tehran has resumed rejecting U.S. demands it repurpose a uranium enrichment site. They told The Associated Press Monday that Tehran is invoking what it ...

  • Computer bungle leads to Mexico child porn arrest

    9 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico say a man promoting children's camping trips accidentally showed parents images of child pornography, leading to his arrest. Federal prosecutors in Jalisco state said Monday the man was using his computer to ...

  • Germany arrests suspected jihadist back from Syria

    9 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested a 40-year-old man suspected of having trained and fought for an extremist group in Syria's civil war. A spokesman for Berlin prosecutors says police in the German capital swooped on the man ...

  • Report: Kansas Senate challenger's assets top $21M

    10 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The independent candidate trying to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas says he owns assets worth between $21.5 million and $86 million. Greg Orman on Monday released a copy of the financial disclosure report that ...

  • Algerian army says top Al-Qaida militant killed

    10 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's Defense Ministry says army forces have ambushed and killed a top militant with links to Al-Qaida. The ministry said Monday army forces relied on local information to ambush a "leading terrorist responsible for many crimes" ...

  • UK premier hosts talks on Scottish voting rights

    10 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron sought Monday to limit the divisive political fallout following the Scottish referendum, gathering senior Conservatives at his official country retreat to placate anger over promises made to Scotland to keep it in ...

  • Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

    10 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers. Police spokesman Christos Parthenis said Monday that seven people have been ...

  • Iran arrests 11 over insulting text messages

    10 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says 11 people have been arrested in the south after allegedly sending text messages deemed insulting to the founder of the Islamic Republic, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Haft-e-Sobh daily on Monday quoted ...

  • Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing

    11 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing.

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