Germans probe 2nd spy case reportedly involving US

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the U.S., a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries. Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that police raided...
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Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

Graphic shows details of Israel-Palestinian attacks.; 3c x 5 inches; 146 mm x 127 mm; Graphic shows details of Israel-Palestinian attacks.; 3c x 5 inches; 146 mm x 127 mm; Smoke and debris rise after an Israeli strike on the Gaza Strip seen from the Israeli side of the Israel...
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4 dead, 70K without power after upstate NY storms

A fireman walks through a debris field off Goff Road in Smithfield follow a storm on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms. (AP Photo/Oneida Daily Dispatch,...

Judge To Mull Bid To Postpone Arizona Execution

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge is scheduled to consider a request Wednesday to postpone the July 23 execution of an Arizona death row inmate until officials reveal details about the two-drug combination that will be used to put him to death. Inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood’s lawyers say...

Germany: Michigan man wanted in WWII killings dies

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say a Michigan man they were investigating over his alleged service in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II in present-day Ukraine has died in the U.S. Munich prosecutors had been investigating John Kalymon of Troy on...

Iraqi officials: 50 bodies found south of Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of Baghdad on Wednesday, authorities said. Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan Ibrahim said the bodies had gunshot...
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UN: Afghan civilian death toll up so far this year

FILE – In this Sunday, March 23, 2014 file photo, Shah Mohammad, older brother of killed Afghan Agence France-Press journalist Sardar Ahmad attempts to give a kiss to his niece Nilofar’s picture during a funeral ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Sardar, his wife and two...
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4 dead, 70K without power after upstate NY storms

A fireman walks through a debris field off Goff Road in Smithfield follow a storm on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Officials in central New York say four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms. (AP Photo/Oneida Daily Dispatch,...
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Sterling testily takes stage in Clippers trial

Shelly Sterling, the wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, arrives at a Los Angeles courthouse for a trial over the $2 billion Los Angeles Clippers sale on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut) Shelly Sterling, the wife of Los Angeles Clippers...
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World Cup entangled with Mideast conflicts

Palestinians watch a World Cup football game at a wide screen on the beach of Gaza City on Thursday, June 19, 2014.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Palestinians watch a World Cup football game at a wide screen on the beach of Gaza City on Thursday, June 19, 2014.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) In...