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One of five 9/11 accused to be tried separately

A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled that one of the five alleged September 11 plotters, Yemeni Ramzi Binalshibh, should be tried separately.

At least 76 bodies retrieved from Gaza rubble after truce: Medics

The bodies of at least 76 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble across the Gaza Strip in the...

White House: Putin, Russia are 'culpable' in Ukraine plane crash

The White House said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was "culpable" in the...

EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

The European Union announced Saturday it had widened its sanctions against Russia over its role in conflict‑torn Ukraine to include the heads of...

Abbott, Obama in further MH17 talks

Barack Obama and Tony Abbott have held further talks on securing access for investigators to the MH17 air crash site in eastern Ukraine. The talks between...

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...

Last plane carrying MH17 victims departs for Netherlands

The last plane carrying some of the 298 victims of downed flight MH17 departs Ukraine for the Netherlands.

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins,...

 

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ShowBiz Minute: LaBeouf, Bon Jovi, Martin

Shia LaBeouf due back in court September 10th; Jon Bon Jovi to receive Philadelphia's Marion Anderson award; Ricky Martin joins 'The Voice.....

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest news for Saturday, July 26th: US Embassy evacuated in Tripoli; Gaza ceasefire extended; Final cargo plane carrying MH17 bodies departs;massive dust storm covers Arizona.

Obama, Central American leaders discuss child migrant crisis

U. S. President Barack Obama hosts presidents from three Central American countries to find a solution to increased migration by unaccompanied minors into...

 

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Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D‑I-S‑R-E‑S-P‑E-C‑T by telling the Queen of Soul she...

Sandra Bullock turns 50

Sandra Bullock will turn the big 5-0 on July 26th. Bob Mezan reports.

Review: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining

LOS ANGELES (AP) — You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of "Hercules": This movie has a sense of...

Tatiana Maslany addresses Emmy snub at Comic-Con

If Tatiana Maslany is upset she wasn't nominated for an Emmy for portraying multiple clones on TV's "Orphan Black," she didn't...

 

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Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U. S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic.

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South Asia and beyond. And while some Muslims welcome it as a positive...

Wall St Week Ahead: Even modest GDP bounce may support market

Even if data next week shows a mediocre rebound in U. S. economic growth, that might be enough to keep...

Regulator says food supplier forged production dates: Xinhua

Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal‑hit China‑based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them...

Some in CIA 'torture' report denied chance to read it

About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade‑old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that...

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...

US migrant deterrent media push

U. S. launches a media campaign in three Central American countries in the hope of deterring would‑be migrants. Paul Chapman reports.

White House: Putin, Russia are 'culpable' in Ukraine plane crash

The White House said on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was "culpable" in the...

 

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As humans multiply, bugs decline and conflict spikes

As the number of humans on Earth has nearly doubled over the past four decades, the number of bugs, slugs, worms and crustaceans has declined by 45...

'Cosplay' fans flock to Hong Kong games fair

Fans dressed as Transformers, Iron Man and Jedi knights are among thousands at the first day of Hong Kong's comic and games expo. Duration: 00:35

Shipping containers repurposed as affordable housing in Washington

Repurposed sea cargo containers are being used to build an innovative apartment building in Washington....

Colombia Fashion Week concludes in Medellin

Colombia’s Fashion Week concluded Thursday night in Medellin with better results than in 2013: 23% more business than last year. Duration: 00:53

Dogs get especially jealous of other dogs - researchers

Dogs show jealousy when their owners spend time with what appears to be another dog, suggesting that the emotion may have survivalist roots, US researchers...

Britney Spears launches line of intimates and loungewear

The 32-year‑old popstar is partnering with Danish lingerie label Change on a new line of intimates set to launch September 3 in New York City, with...

Police hunt for two who carjacked SUV, killed three kids

Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church,...

Refugees return to destroyed neighbourhoods during Gaza truce

Palestinian refugees from Israel's Gaza offensive emerged from shelters as a brief truce began on...

Wildfire managers tap military for aid in US West

Wildfire managers have turned to the U. S. Department of Defense for immediate access to two military C-130 aircraft retrofitted to carry retardant,...

Foreign experts inspect Taiwan plane crash site

International experts were examining the site of the fatal TransAsia Airways crash in Taiwan on Saturday, as new evidence surfaced that the plane may have...

Apple admits iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data

Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc...

Call for govts across Pacific to prioritise internet access, speed

A campaign to promote improved and more affordable access to the internet in the Pacific has put its...

Apple, Samsung lose ground in cooling tablet market

Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once‑hot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday. An IDC...

Apple set to cash in on mobile payments: report

The iPhone maker is reportedly in negotiations with a number of companies in the payments industry and could launch a new mobile payment or smart wallet...

Russia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories'

Nearly a quarter‑century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast‑food culture, the...

Neymar's brain 'on auto-pilot' when dribbling past defenders - neurologists

Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent...

Groundwater levels drop in south-western US in ongoing drought

Underground stores of water in the southwestern United States have receded dramatically amid ongoing...

South Sudan food crisis worst in the world - UN

South Sudan's food crisis is now the worst in the world, the UN Security Council said Friday as it called for urgent funding to step up deliveries of...

 

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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...

World Cup over, but some Argentines won't go home

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When...

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,...

Richard III's car park burial site opens to public

Visitors will be able to look down from a glass walkway on the grave of King Richard III when a new centre opens in the English cathedral city of...

Google Street View takes visitors to Dollywood theme park

After Disneyland Paris and Legoland California, country crooner Dolly Parton’s theme park Dollywood has become the latest tourist attraction to be...

Chinese tourists rule out travel to Malaysia after crash

Chinese tourists rule out travel to Malaysia after crash.

 

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Top-seeded Isner reaches Atlanta Open semis

Defending champion John Isner overcame a slow start Friday to advance to the Atlanta Open semifinals, beating Australia's Marinko Matosevic 7-6 (8),...

Crusaders beat Sharks in Super semifinal

The Crusaders scored four unanswered tries in the second half to outclass South Africa's Sharks 38-6 on Saturday and book their place in the Super...

Lakers close to naming Scott as coach: reports

Three months after coach Mike D'Antoni resigned, the struggling Los Angeles Lakers are expected to offer former player Byron Scott the job, multiple...

Azerbaijan to make F1 debut in 2016

Formula One teams have welcomed the announcement of a grand prix in Azerbaijan in 2016, following Russia's debut later this year, but warned on Friday...

Cat fans lap up feline film festival

A traveling film festival which focuses solely on felines is prowling dozens of cities across the United States. (July 22)

Toddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Authorities say the...

Police puzzled by dolls left on porches in California city

Police said on Thursday they were investigating porcelain dolls that had been left on the doorsteps of at least eight homes in a Southern California beach...

Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world‑record operation, the hospital...