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WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.In unusually harsh language, officials said the criticism of ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Lloyds Banking Group is paying $369 million to U.S. and British authorities to settle allegations it manipulated a key global interest rate.Lloyds, one of the world's largest banks, on Monday became the sixth financial firm sanctio ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.The attorneys say the suppressed ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.Rio dumps almost 70 percent of its untreated sewage into sur ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.The Glasgow Sheriff Court says Toua Udia pleaded not guilty and will go on t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and European leaders are conferring about next steps for dealing with the crisis in Ukraine.The White House says Obama held a joint call Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Franc ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.Khaled Meshaal said in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Pale ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.In a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday, 30 professors said a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.Dimitrov's withdrawal was announced Sunday, a day before play begins.Dimitrov is a top-10 pla ...more