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  • UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if a pause holds
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 5:48 pm
    The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen "has not been respected by any party to the conflict," the U.N. humanitarian chief said Tuesday, adding that a plan to reach 3 million Yemenis with aid is ready to go if only the fighting would stop.
  • 5.9 quake shakes Colombia-Panama border region
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 5:44 pm
    A strong earthquake has shaken the sparsely populated region along the border between Colombia and Panama. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
  • US official says Puerto Rico should get access to bankruptcy
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 4:00 pm
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that creating a path as soon as possible to allow Puerto Rico's government to file for bankruptcy would help the U.S. territory recover from its economic crisis.
  • Mexican villagers bulldoze 18th century chapel
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 3:40 pm
    Mexican officials said Tuesday they have filed a criminal complaint after villagers in the central state of Tlaxcala bulldozed a chapel from the 1700s.
  • Last wild horse dies on Bahamas' Great Abaco island
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 3:28 pm
    The last of the wild horses on Great Abaco island in the Bahamas has died, prompting caretakers to collect tissue for possible cloning and hopefully bring back a viable population.
  • Zimbabwe: American being sought for lion poaching
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 3:24 pm
    Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are searching for an American who allegedly shot a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil with a crossbow in a killing that has outraged conservationists and others.
  • Chile dictatorship burning victim says justice being served
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 2:56 pm
    A woman who was badly burned in a military attack during the dictatorship of Chilean Gen. Augusto's Pinochet said Tuesday that she believes the recent testimony of a soldier will lead to many others speaking out about atrocities they were forced to take part in.
  • A year away, Olympic organizers counting on sun and samba
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 2:32 pm
    Rio de Janeiro conjures clear images of sun, samba and soccer. Organizers of the Olympics that start a year from now hope that's what people remember after the games -- not images of polluted water, inefficient transportation and incomplete venues.
  • Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 1:48 pm
    President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U.S. military resources for fighting terror groups and no new initiatives with billions in government backing.
  • Shooting in Lebanon refugee camp leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 1:28 pm
    Palestinian officials say a shooting in a refugee camp in southern Lebanon has killed two people and wounded three.
  • The Latest: UN official voices concern about Syria safe zone
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:56 pm
    The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):
  • Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:37 pm
    Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency meeting about Turkey's conflicts with the Islamic State group and the Kurds.
  • Libya court sentences Gadhafi son to death for 2011 killings
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:36 pm
    Moammar Gadhafi's son and onetime heir apparent was convicted and sentenced to death on Tuesday by a court in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, on charges of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 uprising.
  • Canadian military commander facing 10 sex-related charges
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:29 pm
    A high-ranking Canadian Forces officer is facing 10 sex-related charges related to allegations stemming from his mentoring of military cadets.
  • Fire at furniture factory in Egypt kills 25 people
    Associated Press | July 28, 2015 12:12 pm
    A fire that erupted at a furniture factory east of Cairo on Tuesday killed 25 people and injured 22, Egypt's Health Ministry said.
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