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Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were...

Protesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters marched on the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for the...

Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

A U. S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the...

Security Council backs resolution condemning MH17 downing

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution condemning the shooting down of flight MH17, with Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop telling the...

US building case tying separatists to plane crash

The United States began building a case Friday linking pro‑Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber...

Rescuers gather dead at Ukraine crash site under rebel watch

The stench of death is now becoming almost unbearable over the wreckage of the stolen lives where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down in eastern...

MH17 black boxes handed over

Pro‑Russian rebels in Ukraine hand over black box flight records from downed airliner to Malaysian officials. Paul Chapman reports.

Russia deflects Australian, US MH17 criticism

Russia has dismissed criticism from Australia, the US and other nations for its role in the Ukrainian conflict and the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight...

 

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Today in History

Highlights of this day in history: Wiley Post completes first solo flight around the world; Robber John Dillinger shot dead; Saddam Hussein's sons killed in Iraq; The September 11th Commission releases...

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest news for Tuesday, July 22nd: Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza; Three teens accused of fatally beating two Albuquerque homeless men; Taiwan prepares for typhoon; Firefighters hope...

WWII vet gets medals, 70 years late

A World War II US Army Veteran was presented with his medals in Rhode Island on Monday. Veteran Anthony D'Abrosca was honored for his service in the...

 

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Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

WORLEY, Idaho (AP) — A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Monday said...

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is...

Love and Manson guest on 'Sons of Anarchy'

Courtney Love and Marilyn Manson have roles on the upcoming final season of "Sons of Anarchy." The musicians join such previous guest stars as...

Stars shine at Guardians of the Galaxy premiere

The star‑studded cast for the expected summer blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy" arrived on the red carpet Monday night (July 21) for...

 

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McDonald's earnings edge lower, miss analyst forecasts

Fast‑food giant McDonald's Tuesday said profit slipped in the second quarter amid fairly flat global sales and continued weakness in its...

Gasoline prices drive US consumer prices up in June

Higher gasoline prices pushed US consumer prices up in June but the pace of inflation slowed from May, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

Failed Marx letter sale disappoints Chinese capitalists

A letter by the late Karl Marx, the German philosopher who offered an alternative to capitalism, has failed to sell in Communist‑ruled China because...

WWII vet gets medals, 70 years late

A World War II US Army Veteran was presented with his medals in Rhode Island on Monday. Veteran Anthony D'Abrosca was honored for his service in the...

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Obamacare subsidy for Congress

A federal judge has thrown out a US Senator's legal challenge to a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that grants health insurance...

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex‑KGB agent Litvinenko

Detroit workers, retirees vote in favor of city's debt plan

Detroit workers, retirees vote in favor of city's debt plan

 

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Study says national parks boost economy in West

National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year,...

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U. N. says

Blog shows how to make clothes from castoffs

COLUMBIA, S. C. (AP) — For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more...

Britain's Prince Harry voices hatred of Twitter

Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his hatred for the micro‑blogging website Twitter due to its role in the invasion of his privacy,...

Beyonce outfits to grace Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Pop singer Beyonce may not be a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but six of her outfits go on display next week, making her the first artist not...

'Street fishing' thrives in waterways of Paris

Nespoulous is part of a new wave of "street fishers" taking to the French capital's canals as well as the Seine, where pike, giant catfish...

After 13-year struggle, US faces counter-terror fatigue - panel

After 13-year struggle, U. S. faces counter‑terror fatigue - panel

Britain's Prince Harry voices hatred of Twitter

Britain's Prince Harry has spoken of his hatred for the micro‑blogging website Twitter due to its role in the invasion of his privacy,...

Nvidia launches tablet for on-the-go gamers

US computer chip maker Nvidia launched a high‑performance tablet Tuesday aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device.

Apple seeking to produce up to 80 million large-screen iPhones

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two...

Apple asks suppliers to produce up to 80 million large-screen iPhones

Apple Inc has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two upcoming...

Starbucks, Burger King dragged in as China food scandal spreads

A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U. S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King...

China 'seals off' city after man dies of bubonic plague

A Chinese city has been sealed off and 151 people placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said Tuesday.

Park to review goat policy after fatal 2010 attack

SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage mountain...

Geneticists find 100+ DNA pointers for schizophrenia

A massive gene trawl has linked over 100 DNA coding mutations to schizophrenia, yielding critical clues about what causes the illness and possibly how to...

 

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US warns against travel to Israel, Gaza

The United States on Monday warned Americans against traveling to Israel and the Gaza Strip, urging them to postpone any visits due to the current...

'Street fishing' thrives in waterways of Paris

Nespoulous is part of a new wave of "street fishers" taking to the French capital's canals as well as the Seine, where pike, giant catfish...

Park to review goat policy after fatal 2010 attack

SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after a mountain goat fatally gored a hiker in Olympic National Park, officials are looking at ways to manage mountain...

Paris hotels allow guests to 'pay what you want'

Five Paris hotels on Monday launched a scheme allowing guests to "pay what you want" in an experiment that may be extended if successful. The...

Shark sightings a big catch for Cape tourism

A rise in shark sightings along the shores of Chatham, Massachusetts is driving a surge of eager vacationers to the beach town looking to catch a glimpse...

Finding elephants and fancy food on Namibia safari

TORRA CONSERVANCY, Namibia (AP) — Before setting out on a game drive across ruggedly beautiful northwest Namibia, we told the safari camp managers we...

 

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California law limits school football practices to cut concussions

Football practices at which middle- and high‑school students tackle each other will be restricted...

World champion withdraws from Tour de France

World champion Rui Costa of Portugal withdrew from the Tour de France on Tuesday due to pneumonia, his Lampre‑Merida team said in a statement. Costa...

Philadelphia Eagles player arrested in shoving of Arizona officer

A Philadelphia Eagles football player was arrested in Arizona on suspicion of felony aggravated assault...

Sri Lanka pacer Eranga ruled out of second Test

Sri Lanka's frontline seamer Shaminda Eranga was Tuesday ruled out of the deciding second Test against South Africa due to a hand injury, dealing a...

Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray...

Afghan car buyers urged to defy the 'curse of 39'

Afghans' aversion to the number 39 due to its mysterious connotations of prostitution forced the government on Tuesday to appeal for people to stop...

Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a...

World snail racing champ crowned

Village in eastern England hosts World Snail Racing Championships. Sasha Salama reports.