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  • Cambodian police investigate death of American man

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Police in Cambodia said Saturday that they were investigating the death of an American teacher whose body was found wrapped in a curtain at a garbage dump in the capital. U.S. diplomats in the Southeast Asian nation could not immediately be reached for comment. But...

  • Rousseff: Brazil's World Cup proved doubters wrong

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff said on the eve of the tournament's final match between Germany and Argentina this weekend. Concerns that stadiums and airports wouldn't be ready or that protests...

  • Rousseff: Brazil proved World Cup doubters wrong

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong. Despite widespread concerns before the tournament, the World Cup has widely been hailed...

  • Palestinians draft UN resolution urging cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians and their international supporters are discussing a U.N. draft resolution that would condemn all violence against civilians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and call for "an immediate, durable and fully respected cease-fire." An initial draft of the...

  • Putin kicks off Latin America tour with Cuba stop

    HAVANA (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin began a six-day Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region with a stop Friday in Cuba, a key Soviet ally during the Cold War that has backed Moscow in its dispute with the West over Ukraine. The two countries signed about...

  • Over 100 killed in Gaza as rockets fall on Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and rockets fired by militants striking Israel from the Gaza Strip and from Lebanon, Israel's prime minister on Friday brushed off a question about cease-fire efforts. There is no end in sight to Israel's effort to...

  • UN expected to vote Monday to speed aid to Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sponsors of a U.N. resolution that would authorize cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in desperate need of food and medicine finalized the text ahead of a Security Council vote expected on Monday. The final draft, obtained Friday by The Associated...

  • Raw: Protesters, Israeli Security Forces Clash

    More than a hundred Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Friday night. The protesters, angry at Israel's military operation in Gaza, threw petrol bombs and stones at the soldiers. (July 11) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY...

  • Indicted Russian's family say he's innocent

    MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication. Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on bank fraud and other charges this week. U.S....

  • Strong quake hits Japan, triggering small tsunami

    TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported. Japan's Meteorological Agency said the magnitude-6.8 quake struck 10...

  • US, other diplomats end meeting on migrant issues

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have wrapped up a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they were expected to discuss the possibility of treating Central American migrants fleeing violence in their homelands as refugees. Migration and...

  • Virtual Neruda walks streets of Chile's capital

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Forty years after his death, Pablo Neruda once again was writing and reciting love poems and he walked through Santiago's streets to the admiring gazes of Chileans — virtually, that is. The Nobel Prize-winning poet was briefly visible Friday writing verses in the...

  • A look at some of the best goals at the World Cup

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Robin van Persie scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup with a diving header, and James Rodriguez blasted in one of the tournament's most spectacular after controlling the ball with his chest and volleying home from outside the area. The world will be...

  • Mexico rescues 8 child migrants held by kidnappers

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico. Prosecutors also said a previously reported operation had rescued a total of 205 kidnapped migrants being held in brutal...

  • Canada imposes further sanctions against Ukraine

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will impose economic sanctions and a travel ban on 14 more members of pro-Russian separatist groups in Ukraine. The additions include Valery Vladimirovich Kaurov, the self-described president of the Republic of...



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