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  • Austrian police: suspect denies talk of setting of a bomb

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police say they have found one of two suspects who allegedly discussed setting off a bomb in an Arabic conversation on a Vienna subway, but he denies any talk of a bomb. Police say the man ...

  • 2 Hurricanes, tropical storm in Pacific far off Mexico coast

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two hurricanes and a tropical storm are moving through the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, but forecasters say none is an immediate threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Hilary is a Category 2 ...

  • Ruling lets Italy hunt also abroad for new Colosseum chief

    22 minutes ago

    (AP) ROME (AP) — Italy's culture minister says the international search for a new director for Rome's Colosseum resumes after a challenge by the city was overruled by a tribunal. As part of Minister Dario Franceschini's efforts to modernize Italy's museums, ...

  • Lawyers in Charlie Gard case to be back in UK court

    1 hour, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Lawyers in the case involving critically ill infant Charlie Gard are to returning to Britain's High Court for a hearing, a day after the baby's parents said they were dropping their long legal battle to get him ...

  • Russia, China hold naval exercise in Baltic

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Ships of the Russian and Chinese navies have begun exercises in the Baltic Sea, watched from afar by neighboring NATO countries uneasy about Russia's growing military assertiveness. Russia and China have conducted joint exercises for several years, ...

  • Australia minister quits Cabinet because he might be Italian

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian government minister has quit the Cabinet because his mother told him he might be Italian and therefore ineligible to be a lawmaker. Resources Minister Matt Canavan's shock announcement Tuesday followed the recent resignations of ...

  • Hungary: 3 Romanians killed, 6 injured in minibus crash

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Police say two women and a man were killed when a minibus crashed into the back of a truck that had stopped on the shoulder on a Hungarian highway. Romania's foreign ministry said Tuesday that the ...

  • Closing arguments start in marathon German far-right trial

    1 hour, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have started closing arguments in Germany's biggest neo-Nazi murder trial after four years of evidence-gathering. The main defendant, Beate Zschaepe, has been on trial since May 2013 for alleged involvement in 10 murders as a member ...

  • 2 men in critical condition after fatal Cyprus boat accident

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus police spokesman says two men, a Greek Cypriot and a Chinese national, are being treated in critical condition after a boating accident that killed a Chinese woman. Spokesman Andreas Angelides said Tuesday an investigation ...

  • Reporter Q&A: A look at Duterte's state of the nation speech

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation speech to a joint session of Congress on Monday, vowing to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism. The tough-talking ...

  • The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan ramps up anti-Western rhetoric

    2 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Turkish and European Union officials in Brussels Tuesday (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ramped up his anti-Western rhetoric, saying the era of a submissive Turkey bowing ...

  • At least 17 dead in 2 sea accidents in Indonesia

    2 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — At least 17 people have been killed and 12 others are missing in two sea accidents in eastern and central Indonesia since the weekend. The most recent accident happened Tuesday in North Kalimantan, when a speedboat ...

  • Knife-wielding man arrested in Spain for attacking police

    3 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Authorities in the Spanish enclave of Melilla say a knife-wielding man has been arrested after attacking a Spanish policeman at the busy frontier with Morocco while shouting "Allahu Akbar." The agent received a small cut to one ...

  • China fires back at US accusations over aerial encounter

    3 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China is denying that its fighter jet pilots acted dangerously during an encounter with a U.S. surveillance plane in international airspace in which the American pilot took evasive action to avoid a possible collision. Spokesman Ren Guoqiang ...

  • Fires hopscotch through touristic southern coast of France

    3 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are battling blazes fanned by high winds in more than a dozen zones in the Riviera region of southern France. Four firefighters have been injured. The prefecture of the Var, tweeting on Tuesday, a ...

  • Romanian court rules release of woman wanted in Turkey

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Supreme Court has upheld a decision to release from custody a Turkish woman whom Turkey wants to extradite because of alleged links to Kurdish militants. The court on Tuesday upheld an earlier ruling by a ...

  • Tokyo to begin seeking names for star giant panda cub

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is preparing to start collecting ideas later this week for naming a new giant panda cub born at its Ueno zoo. The zoo, Japan's oldest, has not shown the cub directly to the public. But it ...

  • Pakistan buries more victims from deadly Taliban bombing

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan is burying the last victims from a Taliban suicide bombing the previous day that killed 26 people in the eastern city of Lahore. Hundreds of mourners have attended the funerals on Tuesday of two brothers ...

  • EU, Turkey to hold talks amid strained relations

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union officials are to hold talks with Turkey's foreign minister against a backdrop of growing concern that Ankara is sliding away from EU values as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on power and ...

  • Building collapses in India, 11 injured taken to hospital

    4 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MUMBAI, India (AP) — A fire official says 11 people have been rescued and more are feared trapped after a five-story building collapsed in Mumbai. Fire official D. Manjrekar says the rescue operation was continuing Tuesday as nearly two dozen ...

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