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  • Colombia court reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian court has ordered the reinstatement within 48 hours of ousted Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro. The surprise ruling by the Superior Tribunal of Bogota is the latest twist in an ongoing legal saga pitting the embattled leftist firebrand against Colombia's more...

  • Vietnam sentences American man to death for heroin

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in Vietnam has sentenced an American to death for heroin trafficking. The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh, 41, was convicted of trafficking 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of heroin at a one-day trial by Ho Chi Minh City's People's Court on...

  • Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications law

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico's capital Tuesday to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content. Protesters carrying signs that read "No to Censorship" and...

  • UN committee takes no action on Iran envoy dispute

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. committee took no action Tuesday on the U.S. refusal to grant a visa to Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations after hearing from both sides. The Committee on Relations with the Host Country could have made a recommendation to the 193-member General...

  • Mexico arrests 46 criminals posing as vigilantes

    MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday that they have arrested 46 people who worked for criminal gangs but posed as members of vigilante "self-defense" groups. The vigilante movement sprang up last year in the western state of Michoacan to fight the Knights Templar drug...

  • Ukraine orders new military operation in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire. The developments — just...

  • Govt must turn over info on CIA prisons to defense

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors must turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a military judge's order released Tuesday. The five-page...

  • Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Since he took over Crimea, President Vladimir Putin has seen his popularity soar and his opposition fall silent. So when the U.S. vice president told Russia to defuse tensions in Ukraine, Putin had few reasons to listen. Emboldened by the national euphoria over the annexation of...

  • Senegal prohibits rally to welcome back ex-leader

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal's former president was preparing a triumphant return home after nearly two years abroad following electoral defeat, but on Tuesday night authorities ordered that a rally to welcome him be canceled. In a letter to the leaders of the Senegalese Democratic Party,...

  • Brazil investigators: death of ex-prez accidental

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's National Truth Commission said Tuesday that its investigation into the 1976 death of former President Juscelino Kubitschek turned up no evidence to support claims his fatal car accident was the work of the country's then-military regime. Members of the...

  • UKRAINE RUSSIA TENSION

    Map shows the recent uprisings in eastern Ukraine; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;

  • Mexico editor: Garcia Marquez left manuscript

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor told The Associated Press on Tuesday as the writer's compatriots held a musical tribute to him in his native Colombia. Cristobal Pera, editorial...

  • 2014 Cuba film festival to honor Garcia Marquez

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is dedicating this year's Havana Film Festival to the late Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Garcia Marquez was a longtime friend of former leader Fidel Castro and also a major backer of Cuba's marquee international cinema bash. Festival official Ivan...

  • Palestinians' Abbas warns against failure of talks

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Tuesday that if peace talks with Israel fail he may dismantle the Palestinian Authority and hand over responsibility for 2.5 million of his people to Israel. Abbas told a group of visiting Israeli reporters that their...

  • 500 Bolivian soldiers on strike over dead end jobs

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — About 500 Bolivian soldiers have gone on strike to demand they be given the option of rising to the rank of officer and to protest the dismissal of four of their leaders. Such a strike is unprecedented and Defense Minister Ruben Saavedra says it is illegal. The...



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