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  • Argentina resumes negotiations to avert default

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government is resuming negotiations in a dispute with US. creditors that risks sending the country into default this week. Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said Monday that an Argentine delegation will travel to New York and meet a...

  • Japan to step up sanctions against Russia

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing more sanctions against Russia over its support for pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine who are accused of shooting down a Malaysian jet, the chief government spokesman said Monday. The sanctions include the freezing of assets held in Japan by individuals and...

  • Teens helped each other escape sinking Korean ship

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after their cabins were flooded too much. The six girls testified Monday at...

  • Philippine leader: Not even a bomb can stop reform

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An emotional Philippine President Benigno Aquino III called his opponents desperate Monday and expressed confidence that many people will carry on his reforms even if he was stopped by a bomb. Aquino said in his annual state of the nation address before...

  • Female suicide bomber kills several in Nigeria

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say a woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people. Monday's attack in Kano comes amid other bombings, and was the second by a female suicide bomber in two days. Tijjani Isa said he saw the woman...

  • Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos. Libya's interim...

  • Ukrainian PM urges vote to pay for war

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister says parliament needs to come up with more money to pay the mounting costs from the war against pro-Russian separatists and to rebuild infrastructure shattered by the fighting. Yatsenyuk urged parliament Monday to amend this year's...

  • US official fume as Venezuelan general slips grasp

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — US officials are saying Venezuela may have used threats to obtain the freedom of a former general detained in Aruba at the request of the American government. In a statement released Monday morning, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says there are...

  • Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there. Government troops have stepped up their push to win back territory from...

  • 2 questioned in search for Philly carjackers

    Updated: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators are talking to two people in the search for two carjackers who rammed a stolen sport utility vehicle into a family in north Philadelphia, killing three children. A police spokeswoman cautioned Monday that the two males are not being called suspects....

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