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Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

June 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all... more »»

Palestinian shot after opening fire at Israeli army

June 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army says it has shot a Palestinian after he opened fire at Israeli soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank. more »»

United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70

June 26, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seventy years ago, representatives from 50 war-weary countries gathered in San Francisco to create an international organization aimed at saving future generations from the... more »»

EU leaders agree to relocate 40,000 migrants

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Friday to relocate 40,000 refugees from Italy and Greece to other EU countries over the next two years, in an effort to share the burden of a growing... more »»

Bangkok airport denies security slip after Tokyo finds a gun

June 26, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Airport officials in Thailand say they followed proper security measures and gave no special treatment to Bangkok's former police chief who was arrested earlier this week in Tokyo... more »»

Eurozone leaders set weekend deadline for Greece

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — European leaders told finance ministers from the euro countries to conclude a debt financing agreement with Greece over the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial... more »»

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

June 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffi... more »»

Italy in emotional plea for EU help on migrants

June 26, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi clashed Thursday with European Union leaders reluctant to help ease pressure on Italy and Greece by taking in thousands of refugees arriving in... more »»

Mother, baby rescued 4 days after Colombia plane crash

June 25, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian woman who survived a plane crash with her months-old baby, drinking coconut water to stay alive, was rescued after four days lost in the jungle. more »»

Myanmar's parliament blocks changes to constitution

June 25, 2015

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's parliament voted against several constitutional amendments Thursday, ensuring that the military's veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Su... more »»

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffi... more »»

Political protest, art, exotic travel color Paris menswear

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in Thursday's energetic installment of Paris' spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. more »»

French woman goes on trial for deaths of 8 of her babies

June 25, 2015

DOUAI, France (AP) — One day in the summer of 2010, a man was digging in his garden in northern France when he discovered a trash bag containing the remains of an infant. more »»

French interior minister says UberPop must be closed down

June 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — France's interior minister, in a bid to halt a day of sometimes violent protests by taxi drivers angered by UberPop, said Thursday that the low-cost car service must be shut down. more »»

Islamic State militants attack 2 cities in northern Syria

June 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — After weeks of setbacks, militants from the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding... more »»

Heat wave subsides in Pakistan as death toll reaches 860

June 25, 2015

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The devastating heat wave that struck southern Pakistan last weekend is slowly subsiding but the toll was still climbing Thursday, to a total of 860 confirmed deaths, a... more »»

Iranian foreign minister to join nuclear talks on Friday

June 25, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — With significant gaps standing in the way of an Iran nuclear deal, foreign ministers at the seven-nation talks are adding their diplomatic muscle to the negotiations before a June 3... more »»

Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate

June 25, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has... more »»

Greek debt talks go into weekend as default deadline looms

June 25, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The bitter standoff between Greece and its international creditors was extended into the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial debt deadline which could decide... more »»

Standoff in Armenia continues, no end in sight

June 25, 2015

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's premier has rejected demonstrators' demand to annul a hike in electricity prices, a stance that signals no end in sight for the worst unrest the ex-Soviet nation... more »»

 
 
 

 

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