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  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....

  • Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now

    MOSCOW (AP) — Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia's foreign minister said Monday. The talks later Monday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital,...

  • Aid flows into Iraq Shiite town after siege broken

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Aid began to flow to a small northern Shiite town on Monday, a day after Iraqi security forces and Shiite militias broke a two-month siege by Sunni militants there. Ali al-Bayati, who heads local NGO the Turkmen Saving Foundation, said that four trucks loaded with foodstuffs,...

  • Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel. Its casino will close early Tuesday morning. Revel is shutting down a little over two...

  • Military action leaves Lesotho in power vacuum

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The king of Lesotho is taking action to fill a power vacuum after the military's actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee the mountainous African country. King Letsie III is appointing a Cabinet minister to run the country as both the prime minister and...

  • Family of ill UK boy accuses officials of cruelty

    LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a British boy with a severe brain tumor has accused UK authorities of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a hospital against medical advice. Patricia King told the BBC that was an "absolute...

  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February. Atsushi Morita, appointed head of Sony Computer Entertainment's Japan operations effective Monday,...

  • Anti-euro party's success poses dilemma for Merkel

    BERLIN (AP) — The success of a new anti-euro party in a German state election intensifies a dilemma for Chancellor Angela Merkel: how to handle a rival whose rise could make it more difficult for her party to form coalition governments around the country. Alternative for Germany, or AfD, won...

  • China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (AP) — China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different. Beijing is blaming radicals and foreigners and...

  • Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy. Modi, who brought a delegation of more than a dozen Indian tycoons to Japan,...

  • 19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo. The cases announced Monday raise to 22 the number of dengue infections thought to have...

  • Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

    HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 — nine years later than initially forecast. French-German engineering conglomerate Areva-Siemens is building the reactor,...

  • UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

    GENEVA (AP) — Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq. Diplomats were weighing the request at a daylong special...

  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections. "There are reasons to...

  • Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activist said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra province near the disputed frontier with Israel,...



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