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July 03, 2017 - 2:44 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A court in Macedonia has ordered that passports be seized from former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and four other officials in his conservative party, including two former cabinet ministers, in connection with a major wiretapping scandal. The order was announced Monday...
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Civilians flee through a destroyed alley as Iraqi Special Forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
July 03, 2017 - 2:00 pm
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq, where Iraqi forces are closing in on fast-vanishing IS-held territory in the city of Mosul (all times local): 4:50 p.m. An Iraqi military officer says Iraqi troops battling to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group faced seven female suicide...
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Smoke billows over the Old City after several strikes as Iraqi forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, Monday, July 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
July 03, 2017 - 1:59 pm
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — With the fight for Mosul in its final stage Monday, Islamic State militants sent female suicide bombers hidden among fleeing civilians, while Iraqi forces and the U.S.-led coalition unleashed punishing airstrikes and artillery fire that set dozens of buildings ablaze. At least...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 18, 2016 file photo, from left, Mariella Enoc, president of Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital, and Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, pray before an event to release the hospital's annual report at the Vatican. Parolin in 2014 authorized an independent task force of current and former hospital employees to report back to him on alleged medical and administrative problems at "the pope's hospital." (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 03, 2017 - 12:58 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the AP investigation into the Vatican children's hospital (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The Vatican is denying there are any "serious threats" to the health of children at its Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital. But it says it welcomes efforts to improve care, "including...
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a special congress gathering both houses of parliament (National Assembly and Senate) in the palace of Versailles, outside Paris, Monday, July 3, 2017. Macron will lay out his political, security and diplomatic priorities at an extraordinary joint session of parliament at the chateau of Versailles. (Eric Ferferberg/Pool Photo via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 12:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to lift a state of emergency that has been in place since 2015, but also to harden permanent security measures to fight Islamic extremism and other threats. Laying out his political, security and diplomatic priorities at an extraordinary...
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July 03, 2017 - 12:20 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Nine Portuguese firefighters were injured Monday while tackling two wildfires near where 64 people died in a forest blaze last month, emergency services said. Six of the injured firefighters worked for a private company and were helping public services at a fire, the Civil...
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July 03, 2017 - 12:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — A British teenager has been sentenced to at least 16 1/2 years in prison for plotting a bombing whose potential targets included an Elton John concert on the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Haroon Syed had admitted planning terrorist acts at an earlier court hearing. On...
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Former Barclays chief executive John Varley arrives for a hearing for charges of fraud at Westminster Magistrates Court, London, Monday, July 3, 2017. Barclays and four of its former executives, including its former CEO, are set to appear in court on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds at the height of the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 03, 2017 - 11:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Barclays and four of its former executives, including the ex-CEO, appeared in court in Britain on Monday on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud connected with efforts to raise funds from Qatar and avoid a bailout during the 2008 financial crisis. The charges are the first in Britain...
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A visitor looks at a cartoon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump in an exhibition in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 3, 2017. Iranians have organized a "Trumpism" cartoon contest in which hundreds of participants have been invited to submit artwork mocking the U.S. leader. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
July 03, 2017 - 11:35 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have organized a "Trumpism" cartoon contest in which hundreds of participants were invited to submit artwork mocking the U.S. leader. The same organizers held a Holocaust cartoon contest last year, which they said was meant to highlight Western double standards on free...
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Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national CyberPolice unit talks during an interview with the Associated Press in his office in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, July 3, 2017. The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, Col. Serhiy Demydiuk suggested Monday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 03, 2017 - 11:34 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The small Ukrainian tax software company that is accused of being the patient zero of a damaging global cyberepidemic is under investigation and will face charges, the head of Ukraine's CyberPolice suggested Monday. Col. Serhiy Demydiuk, the head of Ukraine's national...
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