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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday at a court building in Copenhagen, killing one man and seriously wounding another, authorities said.Danish police said they arrested a suspect nearby and seized a shotgun.The motive ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. Yet anyone who expects to get rich from buying into China's high-growth story will be betting against history.Ch ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. human rights commission emphasized Tuesday that the Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has committed the bul ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials: Premier has selected final Cabinet ministers, including defense and interior. ...more

Reuters News - 39 mins ago

BERNE, (Reuters) - Soccer's governing body FIFA is investigating whether any ethics rules were broken when members of its executive committee received commemorative watches from sponsors of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) at the World Cup. ...more

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on 'austerity' and more on security in light of international conflicts.In a day full of pomp and ceremony, King Willem A ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.Security forces in ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union . ...more

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By Aleksandar Vasovic BELGRADE (Reuters) - One person died in Serbia and authorities scrambled to evacuate hundreds of others from villages threatened by rising rivers, officials said on Tuesday, in scenes recalling the devastating May floodi ...more