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The Latest: New airstrikes hit rebel parts of Syria's Aleppo


Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say government warplanes have launched fresh air raids...full story
updated 2016-04-29 06:42 PM
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The Latest: New airstrikes hit rebel parts of Syria's Aleppo

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Syrian opposition activists say government warplanes have launched fresh air raids....Fullstory

2016-04-29 06:42 PM

Taxis jam Lisbon traffic in latest European Uber protest

Associated Press

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- The latest protest by European taxi drivers against ride-hailing service Uber has snarled traffic in Lisbon, creating long delays during the....Fullstory

2016-04-29 06:01 PM

China charges brokers, fund manager with insider trading

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- A prominent Chinese investment manager and three managers of a major stock brokerage have been formally arrested on insider trading charges following....Fullstory

2016-04-29 05:42 PM

Germany worries migrants will try to reach Europe from Libya
By BERLIN
Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has told reporters the government is concerned that an increasing number of migrants will try to....Fullstory

2016-04-29 04:42 PM

Residents of Iraq's IS-held Fallujah suffer under siege
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Abu Jassim can only afford to provide one meal a day for his seven-member family -- usually a stew made of locally....Fullstory

2016-04-29 04:42 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: NKOREA-DETAINED AMERICAN -- North Korea sentences a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:22 PM

SES to Take Control of O3b Networks

Associated Press

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 29, 2016--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) has agreed to increase its interest in O3b Networks (O3b) to 50.5% and, in doing so, will....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:22 PM

Death raises questions: Did Prince die of an overdose?
By CARLA K. JOHNSON
Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Prince's final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It's possible the innovative....Fullstory

2016-04-29 11:01 AM

EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire

Associated Press

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) -- The U.S. government says the owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new....Fullstory

2016-04-29 11:01 AM

Africa's longest-serving leader extends rule in Eq Guinea

Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Africa's longest-serving leader is extending his rule further as election officials say the president of Equatorial Guinea has won another term. Teodoro....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:42 AM

XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children

Associated Press

DODOMA, Tanzania--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 29, 2016--The XPRIZE Foundation with the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today announced....Fullstory

2016-04-29 06:22 PM

Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and AMY TAXIN
Associated Press

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative....Fullstory

2016-04-29 05:42 PM

Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doubles to 0.6 percent

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Official figures show the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, meaning....Fullstory

2016-04-29 05:22 PM

Congressional GOP beginning to accept Trump as nominee
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are beginning to accept, and even embrace, an outcome that was once unthinkable: Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee. In....Fullstory

2016-04-29 04:42 PM

Former SS Auschwitz guard to testify at his trial in Germany

Associated Press

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) -- A 94-year-old former SS sergeant plans to make his first statement to a German court since his trial opened in February....Fullstory

2016-04-29 04:01 PM

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death
By ERIC TUCKER, AMY FORLITI and MICHAEL TARM
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:22 PM

Australian believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan
By KRISTEN GELINEAU
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- An Australian aid worker is believed to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan, Australian officials said on Friday, as her father issued a....Fullstory

2016-04-29 01:42 PM

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers have defeated a resolution intended to honor John Wayne after opponents challenged what they say are racist statements by....Fullstory

2016-04-29 11:01 AM

Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'
By SCOTT BAUER
Associated Press

FORT WAYNE, Indiana (AP) -- Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:42 AM

Italy, Austria seek to avoid Brenner Pass closure

Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- Italy's interior ministry says that Italy and Austria have reached terms to avoid closure of the heavily trafficked Brenner Pass border crossing....Fullstory

2016-04-29 03:42 AM

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