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  • Anti-Semitic graffiti appears in Rome amid turmoil

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ROME (AP) — Rome's mayor has denounced anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas that have appeared across Rome and ordered them removed. Some of the graffiti referred to the escalating violence in Gaza and included taunts such as "Jews, the end is near." Mayor Ignazio Marino offered his...

  • Nigerian militants bomb bridge, killing 8 people

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say insurgents blew up a bridge in northern Nigeria, killing eight people, as soldiers stationed nearby fled for their lives. Yobe state resident Malam Garba said soldiers guarding the bridge were outnumbered and outgunned by suspected Boko Haram...

  • Myanmar information and health ministers step down

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's ministers for information and health have been allowed to retire, state television reported Tuesday, in the country's second Cabinet reshuffle in two months. The evening news read a statement signed by President Thein Sein announcing the resignations...

  • Lavrov and Kerry talk about Cold war-era arms deal

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry says the chief diplomats from Russia and the United States have discussed the situation in Ukraine and the fulfillment of a Cold War-era arms control deal that the U.S. has accused Russia of violating. It said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...

  • Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Hamas rulers have presented a list of demands to stop their fire on Israel in the Gaza war. Israel has said it doesn't want to reward Hamas for its rocket campaign, but has other reasons to oppose the demands — mostly based on security. Here's a look at Hamas'...

  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday. Many other people were...

  • Hungary's opposition asks EU to protect democracy

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — An opposition group said Tuesday it would ask the European Union to step up its oversight of democracy in Hungary after the prime minster said he wants to transform the country from a liberal democracy into an "illiberal state." Viktor Szigetvari,...

  • Hundreds evacuated, 1 dead in East Europe floods

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — One person died and several hundreds were forced to evacuate as surging floodwaters submerged villages in Eastern Europe on Tuesday. In Bulgaria, authorities said a 61-year-old woman died in the floods and another person was reported missing after...

  • Boehner calls impeachment talk Democratic 'scam'

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) says the House has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama. He says talk of impeachment is all a scam by Democrats at the White House. Boehner says Democrats are trying to rally their supporters ahead of November's mid-term...

  • Children adrift in boat in Alaska rescued

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Three children have been rescued after going adrift in their family's small boat in a southeast Alaska harbor. The Coast Guard says the boys were wearing life jackets and stayed calm after going adrift in the skiff Monday in Saxman Harbor near Ketchikan....

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