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  • Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

    GENOA, Italy (AP) — The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped. Pulled by tugboats and nudged by winds, the ship was eased into the port in this northwestern Italian city. The Concordia struck a reef when its...

  • State media: Car bomb in central Syria kills 7

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded Sunday in the central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least seven people, the country's state news agency reported. State news agency SANA said the vehicle targeted the Arman neighborhood, home to mostly minority Christians and Alawites, the sect of...

  • Suspected al-Qaida attack kills 2 troops in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb targeting army posts in southern Yemen killed two soldiers Sunday, officials said, an attack authorities blamed on the country's local al-Qaida branch. Military officials said forces also foiled two other attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants, killing at least...

  • German vice chancellor: press Russian oligarchs

    BERLIN (AP) — Europe should take aim at rich businesspeople who support Russia's government as it increases pressure on Moscow over its actions in Ukraine, Germany's vice chancellor said Sunday. European Union foreign ministers last week ordered the preparation of stepped-up sanctions,...

  • Cops: Dealership owner beaten in bad car deal dies

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died. Providence police Maj. David A. Lapatin says I Buy Junk Cars owner Jonathan Stack died Saturday night, a day after the beating....

  • Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France

    Vincenzo Nibali becomes the sixth rider to to win all three grand tours after maintaining a more than seven minute lead in the race. (July 27) SHOTLIST: AP PHOTO - AP CLIENTS ONLY Perigueux, France - July 26, 2014 1. Close of Vincenzo Nibali on podium after the 20th stage of the Tour De...

  • NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are populated by...

  • Smaller aerospace firms boost overseas presence

    MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — State economic development officials have used a high-profile air show in England earlier this month to help smaller aerospace companies in Connecticut do more business overseas. The Journal Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1prSZS7 ) that Connecticut's smaller...

  • Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage

    Pulled by tugboats, the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner was eased into Genoa Italy's port, Sunday, completing it's final journey. The luxury liner struck a reef in January 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people. The ship will be scrapped. (July 27) SHOTLIST: AP Television - AP Clients...

  • Hospital work on schedule despite rainfall

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Construction of Thibodaux Regional Medical Center's $62 million Wellness Center is on schedule despite delays caused by summer rains. Project manager Wilson Alvarez of Jackson, Mississippi-based Johnson Construction said completion is expected in January 2016, The Daily...

  • Unarmed Aussie police to help secure Ukraine site

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Unarmed Australian police will be sent to the site in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine where the Malaysian airliner came down as part of a Dutch-led police force to secure the area and help recover victims' remains, Australia's prime minister said Sunday....

  • Raw: Violent Clashes Between Libyan Militias

    Dramatic footage obtained by The Associated Press shows rival Libyan militias battling for control for the capital's international airport on Saturday. (July 27) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY ++VIDEO OBTAINED BY AP FROM FREELANCER TRAVELLING WITH MISRATA BRIGADE FIGHTERS++\...

  • Palestinian says Israeli action extends conflict

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says Israeli aggression will not bring peace to the region. Mohammad Shtayyeh (sh-TAY'-uh) says people under siege will react to defend themselves and that is what is happening in Gaza. He says the only answer is for Israel to accommodate...

  • Berkshire Hathaway to report earnings on Friday

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will release its second-quarter earnings report Friday afternoon. The Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate is led by billionaire Warren Buffett, so many investors will read the report to learn more about deals and investments Buffett made. Much of the...

  • GAZA DEATHS

    UPDATES TOTAL. Graphic shows Palestinian and Israeli deaths in the Gaza conflict.; 2c x 3 inches; 96.



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