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Official: S. Sudan president may sign peace deal Wednesday

August 25, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir may sign a peace deal with rebels on Wednesday, more than a week after refusing to do so, a presidential spokesman said Tuesday. The U.N. more »»

The Latest: Oil logs biggest gain in more than 2 months

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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Walking safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe park

August 25, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was the home of Cecil the lion who was... more »»

The Latest: Stocks pare gains after rally on China rate cut

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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IAEA: Iran provides sizable amount of info for nuclear probe

August 25, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has provided a "substantive volume" of information to the U.N. more »»

Surge of migrants walking through Balkans hits Hungary

August 25, 2015

SUBOTICA, Serbia (AP) — Thousands of migrants, many from Syria, poured into Hungary on Tuesday as soldiers frantically tried to finish a border fence to keep them out — the latest flashpoint as... more »»

Gay, straight couples say 'I do' to Justice Kennedy's words

August 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emily Smith and Jillian Levine had already chosen a venue, booked a band and written the first draft of the ceremony for their wedding when the U.S. more »»

Dubai, Saudi markets make gains after sell-offs

August 25, 2015

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's stock market closed more than 7 percent higher and Dubai's main index inched up more than 4 percent on Tuesday after several days of sell-offs on... more »»

Airbnb to include small Paris tourism tax on rentals

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The home-sharing company Airbnb has agreed to incorporate in its prices a small tourist tax on rental apartments in Paris — following a request by Paris authorities. more »»

France formally opens terrorism probe in train attack

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French authorities formally opened a terrorism investigation on Tuesday after a thwarted attack on a high-speed train last week, saying the suspected gunman had watched a jihadi vide... more »»

Iraqi PM says defense of refinery town crucial to IS defeat

August 25, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Winning the battle for control of an oil refinery town north of Baghdad is a key step toward defeating the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister said in remarks aired Tuesday,... more »»

The Latest: Dow up 333 points at midday after China rate cut

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

August 25, 2015

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what... more »»

3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb

August 25, 2015

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. more »»

Diplomat: Iran has no plan to swap detained Post reporter

August 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian diplomat denied Tuesday the Islamic Republic had any plans to swap detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian for prisoners held in the United States, the firs... more »»

AP Interview: US eyes migration, poverty as pope trip themes

August 25, 2015

ROME (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said Tuesday he expects Pope Francis will call on the U.S. more »»

Turkish prime minister to form interim govt before Nov. vote

August 25, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was appointed Tuesday to form an interim government that will lead the country to a new election on Nov. 1. more »»

US stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy

August 25, 2015

U.S. stocks surged in early trading Tuesday after China's central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy. more »»

China cuts interest rates again to spur economic growth

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China cut interest rates for a fifth time in nine months Tuesday in a new effort to shore up slowing economic growth, and its top economic official tried to dispel fears its yuan... more »»

 
 
 

 

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