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LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is urging voters in Scotland to vote against independence.In an open letter released by the "Let's Stay Together" campaign, the former England football captain says "my sincere hope is that you will vote to renew our ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Austria plans to introduce a law banning symbols of the Islamic State group and 18 other extremist groups.The justice and interior ministries announced the initiative on Monday.Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner also say ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Monday postponed the start of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's prison sentence pending appeal on his conviction on corruption charges.Court spokeswoman Shirli Koren said the decision allows Olmert, w ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe capsized before leaving the coast near the Libyan capital on Monday, drowning dozens, a coast guard spokesman said.Qassim Ayoub told The Associated Press that Libyan coast guar ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — The bodies of two British tourists were found Monday on a beach in southern Thailand and police said their heads had been beaten in a gruesome attack.Police described the two as a 23-year-old woman from Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, an ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is indicating that his attempted probe of allegations that Iran worked on nuclear arms is going slowly.Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency says that Tehran has not met his requ ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's tourism minister on Thursday said the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil.Hisham Zaazoua outlined the n ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany.Prosecutors allege that Kreshnik Berisha, who once playe ...more

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BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland politicians are publicly honoring their former leader, Ian Paisley, as his family holds his funeral in conditions of exceptional privacy.The 88-year-old Paisley died Friday after a half-century o ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been discharged from hospital, a week after he underwent prostate surgery.Official news agency IRNA reported that the 75-year-old Khamenei, who has the final say on all state m ...more