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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect…

  • Thai prime minister says main suspect in bombing arrested

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20…

  • Police search premises of Turkish opposition business group

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police on Tuesday searched the premises of a business and media group close to a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric whom the government accuses of trying to destabilize it. Critics denounced the…

  • Afghan president calls for ‘holy war’ against corruption

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s president called for a “holy war” against corruption Tuesday, one of the major problems facing his war-torn country as he tries to improve its economy and create jobs. Ashraf Ghani,…

  • Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe’s shaky economy. Analysts are already talking about when and how the European Central Bank might extend its 1.1 trillion-euro…

  • Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 2

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to two on Tuesday when another National Guard officer died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, the interior minister said. Nationalist…

  • Father of slain TV reporter singles out Va. politicians

    WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., has declined to comment on charges of being responsible for weak gun laws lodged by the father of one of the two journalists killed in last week’s on-air shootings near Roanoke. Writing in…

  • American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — Former “Flipper” trainer Ric O’Barry was arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dolphin hunt due to begin this week. Police in western Japan said they received…

  • Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn’t dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves…

  • Will clerk issue gay marriage licenses after court ruling?

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest decision yet: Hand out licenses or risk potential fines or…

  • Thailand’s prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested.

  • Study: Midlife obesity may spur risk for earlier Alzheimer’s

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people’s weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but when. Obesity in midlife…

  • China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders

    BEIJING (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China’s guest list at this week’s grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    GAY MARRIAGE-KENTUCKY Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to stay a court order requiring a Kentucky county clerk to issue same-sex marriage…

  • Update on the latest business

    THE DAY AHEAD Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday WASHINGTON (AP) — Several major economic reports are due out this morning. The Institute for Supply Management will release its manufacturing index for August.…