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  • Canadian tax ID numbers stolen in breach

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's tax agency says the ID numbers of roughly 900 people were stolen from its systems, which were left vulnerable by a computer bug called "Heartbleed." The Canada Revenue Agency blocked public access to its online services for several days last week until it...

  • Ukrainian leader calls for deployment of UN peacekeepers in restive east of country

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian leader calls for deployment of UN peacekeepers in restive east of country.

  • Indian troops kill 2 rebels in Kashmir fighting

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A nearly 20-hour gunbattle in Indian-controlled Kashmir ended Monday after government troops killed two suspected rebels in the Himalayan region's main city, a senior police official said. The fighting began Sunday evening when troops cordoned off a neighborhood in...

  • English city probes Islamic influence in schools

    LONDON (AP) — The city of Birmingham in central England has expanded an investigation into an alleged Muslim plot to greatly expand Islamic influence in the city's school system. The probe announced Monday will look into 25 schools after more than 200 complaints were received. The complaints...

  • 2 teenagers leave Austria, seek to fight in Syria

    VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police say they are conducting an international search for two teenage girls who left farewell letters announcing plans to "fight for Islam" in Syria. Police spokesman Thomas Keiblinger says two identical letters left by the 15- and 16-year olds say "we have gone to...

  • Germany, France see ghosts of WWI in Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in nationalism fueling the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that gripped Europe a century ago and led to World War I. Sigmar Gabriel, Germany's vice chancellor, says the "ghosts of nationalism are being let out of...

  • German research center target of espionage attack

    BERLIN (AP) — The German Aerospace Center says it was the target of a suspected espionage attack for several months. The research center on Monday confirmed a report by German magazine Der Spiegel and said it had asked the national cyber defense center to investigate the attack. A...

  • Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's nuclear chief has raised concerns for the fate of the country's only running atomic power plant amid talks with the West about a final deal to curb Tehran's controversial nuclear program, a newspaper reported on Monday. The government-run daily "Iran" quoted Ali...

  • UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council met late Sunday in emergency session as violence escalated in eastern Ukraine, hours before a Monday morning deadline for pro-Russia protesters to lay down their arms or face Ukrainian troops. Russia called the meeting shortly after Ukrainian...

  • Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed

    VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Firefighters struggled for a second night early Monday to contain blazes that have killed 12 people, injured 500, destroyed 2,000 homes and forced 10,000 people to flee the densely populated hills that gave this Chilean port city its unique beauty. Fires they thought...

  • Ukraine making plans to pull troops from Crimea

    Ukraine's government says it is drawing up plans to withdraw its troops from Crimea, where Russia is steadily taking formal control as its armed forces seize military installations across the peninsula.



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