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ZURICH (AP) — Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich.The case involves bribes "totaling more than $100 million" ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

BERLIN (AP) — Some 20,000 residents in the western German city of Cologne are being forced to evacuate their homes after authorities discovered a 200-kilogram (440-pound) bomb from World War II. Schools and kindergartens remained closed and dozens of a ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors — speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. ...more

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Airlines is investigating how one of its jets suffered a power loss in both engines, falling 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai.The airline says the Airbus A330-300 ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injur ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China said it has foiled 181 terror plots in the year since it started a crackdown on Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang that was prompted by a surge of violence that reached as far as the capital Beijing.T ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — CORRECTS: Swiss officials: 6 soccer officials arrested, suspected of getting, paying bribes. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said 6 FIFA officials arrested as that was not specified by authorities) ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight was arrested Tuesday in northern Mexico, officials said.Henry Solis, 27, was captured by security forces in Ciudad Juarez, across ...more

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it.

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AP News - 3 hours ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injur ...more