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China plans to boost military budget by 10.1 percent in 2015

March 5, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Thursday that its official military budget will grow by 10. more »»

Australia offers Indonesia prisoner swap to stop executions

March 4, 2015

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has offered Indonesia a prison swap deal in an 11th hour bid to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers who have been transferred to an island prison... more »»

Mexico authorities arrest Zetas leader Omar Trevino Morales

March 4, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of... more »»

How much sugar is in that? 7 foods with added sugar

March 4, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say people should eat less sugar. But that's easier said than done.

Anyone who has tried cutting down on sugar knows to avoid cookies, sodas and candy. more »»

Kerry pushes back on Israeli criticism of Iran nuke talks

March 4, 2015

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. more »»

Coal mine blast kills at least 24 in war-torn east Ukraine

March 4, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel-held city scarred by months of conflict in eastern Ukraine suffered more tragedy Wednesday when a methane gas explosion in a coal mine killed at least 24 workers... more »»

UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

March 4, 2015

LONDON (AP) — New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.. more »»

3 sought over deadly 1982 attack in Paris' Jewish quarter

March 4, 2015

PARIS (AP) — More than 32 years after a deadly terror attack in Paris' old Jewish quarter, French authorities have at last identified three suspects and are seeking their arrest. more »»

Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent

March 4, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China's official military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, amid unease among Beijing's neighbors about its growing... more »»

AP Interview: Artist Vilks says Denmark attack changed all

March 4, 2015

MALMO, Sweden (AP) — Lars Vilks was used to tight security even before, with round-the-clock police protection at his home in southern Sweden. But after the deadly Feb. more »»

Italy rescues more than 1,000 migrants at sea; 10 perish

March 4, 2015

ROME (AP) — In dramatic sea rescues north of Libya, a flotilla of ships saved more than 1,000 migrants and refugees, while 10 migrants perished in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials... more »»

US tamps down expectations for Iran nuke talks

March 4, 2015

MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. more »»

Netanyahu says he gave 'practical alternative' to Iran deal

March 4, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his speech to the U.S. more »»

Al-Qaida, others attack Syrian intelligence office in Aleppo

March 4, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate and other radical Islamic factions launched an assault Wednesday on a government intelligence building in the northern city of Aleppo, blowing up part of... more »»

Russian court keeps hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot in jail

March 4, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court refused Wednesday to release a Ukrainian military officer who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison since mid-December and has become a national hero in... more »»

Israel to double water supplies to Gaza Strip amid tensions

March 4, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will double the amount of water provided to the Gaza Strip, despite a bloody war last summer against the territory's Hamas rulers, defense officials said Wednesday. more »»

Death toll mounts in Ukraine coal mine blast; 17 dead

March 4, 2015

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A methane explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn Wednesday in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing at least 17 workers, officials said. more »»

Rise of pragmatic Arab politician shakes up Israeli politics

March 4, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — A charismatic Arab politician, who confidently jousts with Jewish rivals on TV and wants to build a broad Arab-Jewish "alliance of the disadvantaged," has emerged as one of the... more »»

Putin calls opposition politician's slaying a 'disgrace'

March 4, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called the slaying of his top critic a "disgrace" to Russia, while the opposition promised to complete Boris Nemtsov's work on a report... more »»

AP PHOTOS: A walk through the glitz of the Geneva car show

March 4, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Automakers have found their swagger again after years of worrying about making cars cheaper and more fuel efficient. more »»

 
 
 

 

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