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  • Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded Tuesday near an armored police vehicle traveling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, killing 11 police officers, including a senior official, security and medical officials said. The bomb appeared to have been detonated by remote control...

  • Thai junta forces rights group to nix presentation

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's ruling military junta forced a human rights group on Tuesday to cancel a presentation on the precarious rights situation in the Southeast Asian country three months after the army staged a coup. The military told Bangkok-based Thai Lawyers for Human Rights in...

  • UN provides aid for record 4.1 million in Syria

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BEIRUT (AP) — The World Food Program provided assistance to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month, reaching more of those in need with shipments traversing borders and front lines, the agency said Tuesday. Syria's civil war has touched off a massive humanitarian crisis,...

  • Health care spending in Massachusetts on the rise

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A new report says health care spending in Massachusetts continues to grow faster than the rate of inflation. The report is scheduled to be released Tuesday by the Center for Health Information and Analysis, created under state law in 2012 to monitor health care spending....

  • Anti-China group nabbed for planned Manila attacks

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Tuesday that they arrested three men linked to a group that was planning to set off firebombs at Manila's international airport and a major mall in the city to protest the government's alleged "soft" stance in its territorial...

  • Report: Water shortages crimp China shale gas plan

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — More than 60 percent of China's vast shale gas deposits are in regions with scarce water resources, complicating plans by the energy-hungry country to tap the natural gas, according to a U.S.-based research group. The World Resources Institute said China has the world's...

  • World Cup slalom record holder Schild retires

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    VIENNA (AP) — Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women's record for most World Cup slalom wins. "The time has come for a new chapter in my life," the 33-year-old Schild said. "I have been...

  • Oil spill reported in Kennebunkport

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — An oil spill in Kennebunkport is expected to take a couple more days to clean up. A sheen on the water off the village of Cape Porpoise was first reported Sunday night. The Coast Guard spent Monday overseeing the cleanup along a 100- to 150-yard stretch of...

  • Fiji says Syrian rebels issue demands for captives

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military commander said Tuesday that Syrian rebels have issued three demands for the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers they've held captive for five days. Brig. Gen. Mosese Tikoitoga said the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front wants to be taken off the U.N. terrorist...

  • Modi promises red carpet for Japan firms in India

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is wooing Japanese businesses with a promise of "red carpet" treatment rather than the bureaucratic red tape that India is notorious for. India is the best possible investment destination, offering "democracy, demography and demand" in...

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