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Putin's ex-bodyguard turned governor recalls facing bear

February 9, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin's residence. more »»

The Latest: Death toll in German train crash up to 10

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

US intel: China to keep building on artificial islands

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. intelligence chief says he expects China to keep building on artificial islands to sustain its "exorbitant" territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea. more »»

Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing

February 9, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the European Union is considering creative solutions like... more »»

Irish deploy military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war

February 9, 2016

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's police force deployed military-style road checkpoints Tuesday as the government announced toughened measures to try to prevent a gang war in Dublin from claiming more lives. more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures nearly 90

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing nine people and injuring around 90 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an... more »»

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels

February 9, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top general said Tuesday that the military's number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza.

L. more »»

UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

February 9, 2016

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. more »»

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and destroying a number o... more »»

US stocks open slightly lower; Japan's market slumps

February 9, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening modestly lower in the U.S., led by declines in energy companies and banks.

Several companies were moving on earnings news early Tuesda. more »»

AP Photos: Hong Kong new year celebration marred by violence

February 9, 2016

The unrest started when authorities tried to prevent unlicensed food vendors from operating street stalls on Monday night in the crowded Kowloon neighborhood during Hong Kong's Lunar New Year... more »»

UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

February 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case. more »»

The Latest: Islamic State group claims Damascus bombing

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016

February 9, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are... more »»

The Latest: Drivers likely didn't see the other before crash

February 9, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):

1:40 p.. more »»

US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure

February 9, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood. more »»

UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy

February 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country'... more »»

Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man

February 9, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India, after authorities said it was a meteorite. more »»

S. Korea: North blew up rocket stage to confound analysts

February 9, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea's navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from... more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cu... more »»

 
 
 

 

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