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  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban …


  • Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

    PARIS (AP) — Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (loh-RAHN’ FAH’-bee-yus) on …


  • US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in …


  • In Gaza lull, residents return to destroyed areas

    BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull Saturday to find large-scale destruction: scores …


  • Dutch tell rebels: Train full of bodies must leave

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Dutch forensic investigators told armed separatists guarding train cars full of bodies from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet on Monday that the train must be allowed …


  • Israeli troops battle Hamas, uncover Gaza tunnels

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops uncovered more than a dozen cross-border tunnels and battled Gaza militants on the second day of an open-ended ground operation Saturday as …


  • Ukraine says Russia helping destroy crash evidence

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory with …


  • Washington wildfire burns through Alp-like terrain

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village …


  • Israeli military says it’s resumed Gaza airstrikes

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has resumed airstrikes on Gaza after Hamas militants violated a de-escalation brokered by Egypt. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner says that …


  • Questions and answers about Washington’s pot sales

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. …


  • 63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Islamic extremists two weeks ago have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls …


  • 6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week, marking a breakthrough in …


  • Syria rebel chief warns of “disaster” without aid

    BEIRUT (AP) — The military chief of Syria’s main Western-backed rebel group is warning that the country risks a “humanitarian disaster” if allies do not send more aid to help …


  • NATO signals no new members for the present

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, NATO has been mulling how to react, but it is ruling out one option: rapid expansion. Four would-be members, including the …


  • Protesters disrupt China envoy’s Taiwan trip

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese envoy on a historic visit to Taiwan on Saturday canceled two events after protesters threw paint on his motorcade. China’s Taiwan Affairs Office Minister …


  • Putin orders forces in the Urals on combat alert

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday ordered military forces in central Russia on combat alert as well as a drill of airborne troops, a day after Ukraine …


  • Prosecutors: Gov. Walker part of criminal scheme

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, illegally coordinated fundraising with conservative groups as part of a nationwide “criminal scheme” to violate election …


  • US man, 89, is held on Nazi death camp charges

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, …


  • Uncertainty for gay couples married in Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge’s order for Wisconsin officials to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses didn’t address the legal status of the more than 550 gay marriages conducted in …


  • Kurds seize disputed oil hub amid Iraq chaos

    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — After a decades-long dispute between Arabs and Kurds over the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, it took just an hour and a half for its …


  • Obama waiting for House GOP to act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the …


  • Obama aims to expand student loan relief

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is signing an executive order that lets borrowers pay no more than 10 percent of their monthly income in student loan payments. The measure …


  • North Korea says it is holding an American tourist

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained a 56-year-old man from Ohio, accusing him of an unspecified crime after he traveled to the communist-led country as a tourist, …


  • Idaho soldier freed from captivity in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is back in U.S. custody after nearly five years of captivity, U.S. officials said Saturday. …


  • Moscow police detain 2 at gay pride demonstration

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the Russian capital have detained two protesters who were holding an unsanctioned gay pride demonstration. The demonstration took place Saturday across from the Moscow mayor’s …


  • Obama makes public health pitch for carbon rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As governors, businesses and environmentalists brace for new limits on power plant pollution, President Barack Obama is casting his unprecedented effort to curb greenhouse gases as essential …


  • Nigerian defense chief says abducted girls located

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s defense chief says the military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but cannot use force to free them. Air Marshal Alex …


  • Thai coup leaders dissolve Senate, adding to power

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s coup leaders say they are dissolving the country’s Senate and will assume all lawmaking power. Saturday’s announcement, which was read out on television, strips away the …


  • Pope opens Mideast trip lamenting Syrian conflict

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Pope Francis thanked Jordan on Saturday for welcoming hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, calling for an “urgent,” peaceful solution to …


  • Endangered butterfly lives on Lewis-McChord firing range

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — An undeveloped stretch of native prairie in south Puget Sound offers one of the few habitats in the world where a two-inch colorful checkered …

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