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LONDON (AP) — U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds ($62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.The Financial Conduct Authority said Tuesday that the penalty was the ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France's highest court has ruled that married lesbians are allowed to adopt their partner's child born through in vitro fertilization or other medically assisted reproduction.The Cour de Cassation's ruling is a consequence of the le ...more

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LONDON (AP) — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up, according to an analysis published online Tuesday by the New England Journal ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said.Despite repeated warnings that he shouldn't get too close to the outdoor enclosure, ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister says his country won't stop fighting Islamic State militants despite demands by kidnappers holding a French hostage.The 55-year-old man was abducted in Algeria on Monday by a splinter group from al-Qaida's No ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland hopes to finalize a multimillion deal with U.S. company Lockheed Martin Corp. by November that includes cruise missiles for its F-16 fighter jets, the Polish defense minister said Tuesday.The plan comes as Poland int ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The 18 countries that use the euro currency have a new 10-euro ($13) note, which the European Central Bank says has enhanced security features that will make it harder to counterfeit.The new note introduced Tuesday is the second in ...more

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday.At least 14 people have been killed in northern Meghalaya state. Another 14 ...more