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Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

July 31, 2015

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said... more »»

Russian Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac's

July 31, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark St. more »»

Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

July 31, 2015

DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread... more »»

Al-Qaida attacks HQ of rebel group it calls US 'agents'

July 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the headquarters of a rebel faction in northern Syria believed to have been trained by the U.S. more »»

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a... more »»

Hopes high wing flap will shed light on Flight 370 mystery

July 31, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Under a microscope and expert eyes, the wing fragment that washed up on the beach of this volcanic island could yield clues not just to its path through the Indian... more »»

Uganda leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election

July 31, 2015

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development. more »»

World Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan

July 31, 2015

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions... more »»

NATO agrees on support package for Iraq

July 31, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies agreed Friday on a package of measures to help strengthen Iraqi security and defense forces, including in the fields of military training, demining and countering... more »»

UN Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization... more »»

UK grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixup

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal... more »»

US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project

July 31, 2015

LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. more »»

Al-Qaida attacks headquarters of US-backed Syrian rebels

July 31, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the command headquarters of a U.. more »»

APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man

July 31, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, sayin... more »»

Wing fragment wrapped and ready for French investigators

July 31, 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unloc... more »»

3 ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisis

July 31, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear... more »»

Greek bailout talks shift into higher gear

July 31, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a higher gear on Friday, with lead negotiators from the... more »»

Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears

July 31, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours... more »»

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

July 31, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

The documents include what appear to be five U. more »»

Report: C. African Republic Muslims forced to convert

July 31, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Muslims in the western part of Central African Republic are being forced to hide their religion or convert to Christianity under threat of death, Amnesty International said... more »»

Doctors strike in Ghana, demand better conditions

July 31, 2015

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's Medical Association says more doctors working at public hospitals across the country are set to join a strike demanding better working condition. more »»


BOOT CAMP for KIDS August 1, 2015

August 01 – BOOT CAMP for KIDS – A summer day camp of military instruction designed for children ages 8 to 13. Participants are assigned to platoons attending to three training stations staffed by prior service soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. more »

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