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  • Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

    LONDON (AP) — It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers. Now a new campaign called "Talk to me" wants to break that habit and change London's image as one of the loneliest places in Britain....

  • Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian troops killed seven suspected militants and arrested five as part of an ongoing offensive in the volatile Sinai Peninsula where the military has been trying to quell a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants, an army spokesman said. According to a statement posted on...

  • New Mexico tax holiday starts Friday for shoppers

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's annual tax holiday is approaching and will provide shoppers with savings on purchases of school supplies, computers and some clothing and shoes. Starting Friday through the weekend, there will be no gross receipts tax on certain products purchased at...

  • Nominees sought for Illinois distinguished seniors

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department on Aging is seeking nominees for the 2014 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame awards. The annual award recognizes Illinoisans 65 and older who are outstanding in the categories of community service, education, performance or graphic arts and in the...

  • US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time. The treaty...

  • With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel. While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on...

  • Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess. Obama's Tuesday night gathering comes roughly 48...

  • Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion deal to improve veterans health care to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members and other...

  • Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges. Khmer Rouge head...

  • AP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kids

    WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring...

  • BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

    LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP has warned that further international sanctions on Russia could have an adverse impact on its profits because of its stake in the oil giant, Rosneft. The warning came as the company announced that replacement cost profit rose 33 percent to $3.18 billion from...

  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel struck symbols of Hamas' control of Gaza and the strip's only power plant on Tuesday, escalating its military campaign against the Islamic militant group with the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far. Flares turned the sky over Gaza City orange...

  • Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 3-year-old boy and his father died from wounds suffered in a brazen attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on Filipinos celebrating the end of Ramadan, raising the toll to 23 dead, officials said Tuesday. About 40 to 50 Abu Sayyaf militants armed with assault rifles...

  • EU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia. A decision is expected later Tuesday. Measures under discussion include limiting Russia's access to European capital markets and halting trade in arms and...

  • Suicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousin

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai. Dawa Khan Minapal, the spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, says the attack took place on Tuesday morning in...



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