• Investigators still have no suspects in downing of MH17

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prosecutor leading an international criminal investigation into the downing last year of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine's battlefields said Tuesday the probe has not yet identified specific suspects for possible prosecution, but that he...

  • GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans Tuesday to release 33 years of his personal income tax returns, including before and after his two terms as Florida governor. Campaign spokeswoman Allie Brandenburger says Bush's decision "is consistent with the...

  • 2 dead after man sets self on fire on Japanese bullet train

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    ODAWARA, Japan (AP) — A man set himself on fire on a high-speed bullet train in Japan on Tuesday, killing himself and another passenger as the coach filled with smoke, a fire official said. At least 26 other people were injured, three seriously, mostly from smoke inhalation, Odawara...

  • Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach

    Published: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — There's an early morning buzz at Varvakios Market in downtown Athens as dozens of butchers prepare cuts. Knives slice through fresh meat and stripped-clean carcasses tumble into a white vat as the first customers turn up. Outside of Kleanthis Tsironis' stand, a...

  • Admired club's invite to Kardashian turns typically divisive

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kim Kardashian's upcoming appearance as a guest of one of San Francisco's most august institutions has caused a typical "love her/hate her" stir. The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and sign copies of her new coffee table book "Selfish" during a Tuesday...

  • US soldier's large WWI poster collection is up for auction

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — About 2,000 World War I posters collected by an American who served in both the French and U.S. armies during the conflict are up for auction. The two-day online auction of the Col. Edward H. McCrahon collection of WWI posters was scheduled to start Tuesday at...

  • Blackstone selling security services firm for about $1.67B

    Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investment firm Blackstone is selling the security services company AlliedBarton to French investment firm Wendel SE for about $1.67 billion AlliedBarton, based in Philadelphia, has more than 3,300 customers and more than 60,000 workers. It provides security guards to...

  • Greece to miss IMF debt payment and bailout to expire

    Updated: 7 min ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is set to become the first developed nation to not pay its debts to the International Monetary Fund on time, as the country sinks deeper into a financial emergency that has forced it put a nationwide lockdown on money withdrawals. Greece owes the IMF about...

  • Belarus sets presidential election for Oct. 11

    Updated: 7 min ago

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The parliament of Belarus decided Tuesday to set the next presidential election for Oct. 11, about a month earlier than originally planned. The decision intensified a debate among opposition parties on whether to put forward candidates for an election all but...

  • Poland to support, develop industrial, coal mining region

    Updated: 7 min ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's government is holding its first ever away session in the coal mining region of Silesia, where it is to approve a major plan to stimulate industry and the job market. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz convened the weekly session Tuesday in the southern city of...

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