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  • Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands. An AP reporter saw the train Tuesday as it pulled into a train station in Kharkiv, where...

  • China meat scandal hits Starbucks, Burger King

    BEIJING (AP) — A suspect meat scandal in China engulfed Starbucks and Burger King on Tuesday and spread to Japan where McDonald's said the Chinese supplier accused of selling expired beef and chicken had provided 20 percent of the meat for its chicken nuggets. Chinese authorities expanded...

  • Norway honors victims of 2011 terror attacks

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg says the best way to honor the 77 people who died in terror attacks three years ago is to "fight for openness, tolerance and diversity." In a wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday, Solberg said "violent extremism can never be excused."...

  • Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week. Several hundred people chanted "We want justice" and demanded that...

  • Illinois postpones river bridge closure until 2015

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Commuters between St. Louis and southwestern Illinois are getting a break. The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1rwuEAB) reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin Luther King Jr....

  • New Mexico insurance exchange CEO starts in August

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new CEO of New Mexico's health insurance exchange will take over running the online marketplace in late August. The exchange announced Monday that Amy Dowd had accepted its offer to become the exchange's top administrator. The exchange's board of directors voted...

  • TD Ameritrade reports fiscal Q3 earnings Tuesday

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. will release its fiscal third-quarter earnings report Tuesday morning. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company relies on trading commissions, asset-based revenue from assets it holds for clients and fees for advice. Brisk stock...

  • EXCHANGE: Horse barn finds new life

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A 125-year-old former horse barn near uptown Normal is getting a face-lift inside and out. Crews recently completed tuck-pointing the brick on the east side of the former Dillon horse barn, 102 W. Phoenix Ave., and have gutted and started remodeling the largest of the two...

  • Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats. Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at...

  • Big milestone for Britain's little prince

    LONDON (AP) — The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes. What's all the fuss about? A little boy who will be king. Prince George turns 1 on Tuesday. While he may be too young to appreciate it, the...

  • Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound housing foreign advisers in Kabul on Tuesday, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six, Afghan officials said. The attacker struck at the gates of the compound, which houses foreign advisers to...

  • Israeli official: Israeli soldier missing in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It was not clear if the soldier was dead or alive. The development adds a potential complication to intensive diplomatic efforts meant to end...

  • Former general rejects Indonesian election process

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said Tuesday he rejected the election process and accused it of being unfair as nearly complete results showed his opponent Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the vote. The announcement came as...

  • Congress faces gridlock on Veterans Affairs and border spending bills

    With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.

  • Gaza death toll rises as truce effort intensifies

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A high-level attempt by the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state to end deadly Israel-Hamas fighting was off to a rough start Monday: Gaza's Hamas rulers signaled they won't agree to an unconditional cease-fire, Israel's prime minister said he'll do whatever...



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