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  • The Latest on Philippines: 36 dead after big waves hit ferry

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The latest on the ferry sinking in the Philippines (all times local): ___ 4 p.m. A ferry with 173 passengers has capsized 100 meters (yards) from a pier in the central…

  • 2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two leaders of Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge regime have appealed their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group’s brutal…

  • NATO chief to inspect site of future alliance facility

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is meeting top officials in Romania and will inspect a site where the alliance will build a facility in reaction to the crisis in Ukraine. Stoltenberg…

  • Episcopalians OK allowing gay marriage in churches

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay…

  • Barcelona mayor halts new tourist accommodation licenses

    MADRID (AP) — Barcelona’s new leftist mayor has halted the issuing of tourist accommodation licenses in the immensely popular city while new regulations are drawn up to govern a sector some say has become saturated…

  • Bus falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreans

    BEIJING (AP) — A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 passengers and the Chinese driver, officials said Thursday. The accident took place Wednesday after…

  • Tunisia: 12 people detained in hotel attack probe

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — About 12 people have been detained in the investigation into a massacre at a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, a Tunisian official said. Tunisia’s Radio Mosaique reported…

  • 2 French soldiers arrested over Africa sex abuse allegations

    PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been arrested over allegations of child sex abuse in Burkina Faso. It is the second case of alleged sexual abuse of minors by French soldiers in Africa to…

  • Mumbai horse carriage ban leaves working families in fear

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — Drivers of Mumbai’s iconic horse-drawn carriages can’t imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots. Yet that time is coming, thanks to a court order calling such…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 42 36 .538 — New York 42 37 .532 ½ Tampa Bay 42 38 .525 1 Toronto 42 38 .525 1 Boston 36 44 .450 7 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 43 35 .551 — New York 40 39 .506 3½ Atlanta 37 41 .474 6 Miami 33 46 .418 10½ Philadelphia 27 53 .338 17 Central Division W…

  • US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials

    ZURICH (AP) — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested as part of a corruption probe in Zurich in May, Swiss officials said Thursday. Switzerland’s Federal…

  • Crashed Indonesian plane may have suffered engine problem

    MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The aging Indonesian military transport plane that crashed into a residential neighborhood of Medan killing 141 people had a propeller “abnormality” that indicates an engine stalled, the air force chief said…

  • Tunisian official says about 12 people detained in probe into deadly tourist hotel attack

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian official says about 12 people detained in probe into deadly tourist hotel attack .

  • 36 dead, 19 missing as ferry capsizes in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine coast guard says 36 people have died and 19 are missing after an inter-island ferry capsized in the central Philippines. Coast guard spokesman Armand Balilo says 118 people have…