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The Latest: High court hears case against referendum

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):

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Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit

July 3, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being... more »»

Solar-powered plane due to land in Hawaii after 5-day flight

July 3, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — An airplane powered by the sun is scheduled to land in Hawaii Friday after a five-day journey across the Pacific from Japan. more »»

World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges

July 3, 2015

HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent as government... more »»

Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters in what an opinion poll... more »»

Palestinian Authority arrests 100 Hamas members in West Bank

July 3, 2015

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority forces arrested over 100 Hamas members in the West Bank who were planning on carrying out attacks, a Palestinian official said, in the biggest rai... more »»

A year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovers

July 3, 2015

NIRIM, Israel (AP) — On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line next to the cowshed in their kibbutz in souther... more »»

Iraqi musicians play ancient oud to soften din of war

July 3, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — In a Baghdad workshop plastered with black-and-white photos from a more peaceful time, Mahmoud Abdulnabi hand-carves a wooden oud, a string instrument with ancient roots that has... more »»

Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy

July 3, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy. more »»

China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 6, collapses homes

July 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said. more »»

Palestinian killed after throwing rocks at Israeli vehicle

July 3, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle. more »»

AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'

July 3, 2015

SHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency... more »»

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

July 3, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures... more »»

Greece: Referendum campaigns squeezed to deadline

July 3, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rival campaigns in Greece's bailout referendum end Friday, with rallies planned in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters — at the same time. more »»

Capsized Philippine ferry death toll rises to 38; 15 missing

July 3, 2015

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll... more »»

China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjiang

July 3, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — A magnitude 6. more »»

Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees

July 3, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went... more »»

Indonesian suburb hit by plane disasters twice in 10 years

July 3, 2015

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia's third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he'd never witness... more »»

'80s file shows plan for Hong Kong 'plantation' in NIreland

July 2, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A bizarre plan to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland was considered an option in the uncertain years before Britain handed back the former British colon... more »»

Documents: Mexican army ordered troops to 'kill criminals'

July 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A human rights group said Thursday that military documents show high-ranking officers had given Mexican soldiers standing orders to kill criminals ahead of an army mass slaying... more »»

 
 
 

 

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