Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

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Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and...


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Moment of silence to mark attack near London mosque

LONDON (AP) — Survivors of an attack near a London mosque have been invited to gather for a moment of silence to remember the victim and others hurt when a man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan. The minute’s silence will be held in memory of father-of-six Makram Ali,...


Engine catches fire on plane with Saudi WCup team, none hurt

MOSCOW (AP) — Officials say an engine of a Russian plane carrying the Saudi Arabian soccer team to a World Cup host city has caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt. Russia’s federal agency for air traffic said in a statement that the Airbus airplane flying from St. Petersburg to the...


Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia's Lake Toba

Indonesia Ferry Sinks

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. Cellphone video released Tuesday by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency shows the crew of another ferry...


South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

South Korea US Korea Military Exercises

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the United States on a decision to call off a major military drill, one week after President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that he would suspend such exercises with the longtime Asian ally. Shortly after the U.S....


3 men die of 6 wounded in southern Sweden drive-by shooting

Sweden Shootings

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Three of the six men who were injured in a drive-by shooting in the center of Sweden’s third-largest city, have died, Swedish authorities said Tuesday. Police in Malmo said two of the men — aged 18 and 29 — died overnight. Hospital authorities said a third man, in his 30s,...


Libyan coast guard rescues 186 migrants, recovers 5 bodies

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has recovered the bodies of five migrants and rescued 186 others, including women and children, in separate operations in the Mediterranean Sea. Navy spokesman Ayoub Jassem says the migrants, who were found on Sunday and Monday, were taken to a navy base in...


IraqForeign Ministry condemns strikes it says killed Iraqis

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq has condemned the targeting of pro-Syria paramilitary troops in eastern Syria after an airstrike killed mostly Iraqi Shiite forces. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry expressed “rejection and condemnation of airstrikes targeting troops deployed in areas...


German, French leaders meet to mold plans for EU's future

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BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany and France are meeting to coordinate the two major European powers’ positions on the future of the European Union, ahead of next week’s EU summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will be joined Tuesday by ministers from both...


UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a new record for the fifth straight year. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Tuesday continued crises in places like South Sudan and Congo, as...

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