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  • Iraq offers aid to those displaced by militants

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Wednesday said his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the...

  • British Airways sued in pilot sex abuse allegation

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A London law firm is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania during layovers. Leigh Day lawyer Nichola Marshall said Wednesday that pilot Simon Wood was...

  • Crop circle in Germany attracts many visitors

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles. The ornate design was discovered by a balloonist last week and news of the find quickly spread online. Farmer Christoph Huttner, who owns the wheat field near...

  • Britain to test driverless cars next year

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — British officials says driverless cars will be tested on roads in as many as three cities in a trial program to begin in January Officials said Wednesday the tests will last up to three years. Sensors and cameras will guide the cars. The plan will include two types of...

  • Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday. The victims included children as young as 10, and most bodies brought...

  • Landslide hits Indian village; 150 may be trapped

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India Wednesday, sweeping away scores of houses and possibly trapping more than 150 people, officials said. About 100 rescuers had reached the area, but continuing rains and bad...

  • Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges Wednesday amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west. The prosecutor's office in the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi announced the indictment of economics professor...

  • Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man has won two $1 million lottery prizes in the past three months. Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store. His other big winner came in April...

  • Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot while in bed at a home on the city's east side. Police say a bullet fired from outside went through a wall about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday and struck the child, who was taken to a hospital and died. The boy's...

  • Son says NC-based missionary fighting Ebola

    Updated: Wed, Jul 30, 2014

    The son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia. Jeremy Writebol in Wichita, Kansas, told NBC's "Today" show Wednesday he's been able to talk with Nancy Writebol as she fights the illness. He says his mother is...

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