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  • Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase
    Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions by the end of Jun, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

  • French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules
    French eye cockpit entry, psychological screening rules

    PARIS (AP) — French aviation investigators said Tuesday they will examine "systemic weaknesses" like cockpit entry rules and psychological screening procedures that could have led to the Germanwings crash, while Lufthansa said its insurers set aside $300 million to deal with possible fallout from te disaster.

  • Activists, state TV say Islamic State fighters kill over 40 people in central Syrian village

    BEIRUT (AP) — Activists, state TV say Islamic State fighters kill over 40 people in central Syrian village.

  • Despondent Gazans return to destroyed homes
    Despondent Gazans return to destroyed homes

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe buildings while they wait for promised aid to arive.

  • AP PHOTOS: For Israeli teens, military is rite of passage
    AP PHOTOS: For Israeli teens, military is rite of passage

    YAKUM, Israel (AP) — Israeli high school seniors have more on their minds than prom and final exams.

  • UN, Red Cross alarmed over Yemen casualties in airstrikes
    UN, Red Cross alarmed over Yemen casualties in airstrikes

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. human rights office and the international Red Cross say they are alarmed by the high civilian causalities in the violence in Yemen, where airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition have been targeting Shiite rebels since last week.

  • New research says Anne Frank likely died a month earlier

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam museum that honors her memory said Tuesday on the 70th anniversary of the officially recognized date of her death.

  • EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas
    EU dairy farmers rally to protest removal of milk quotas

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Dairy farmers hit the streets of Brussels Tuesday to protest the lifting of European Union milk quotas, fearing that the move will flood the market with cheap surplus milk.

  • Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign
    Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign

    BOSTON, England (AP) — Boston is a typical English town — ancient church, traditional shops, Polish supermarkets, Baltic bakeries. Amid the bargain-hunting crowds on market day, eastern European languages are almost as common as the local Lincolnshire accent.

  • Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Many businesses were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Tuesday as the country's transportation unions called a nationwide strike to protest income tax rates and high inflation in the South American country.

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    Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

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  • Shirley Temple memorabilia goes on tour before July auction
    Shirley Temple memorabilia goes on tour before July auction

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Costumes, toys, photos and autographs from Shirley Temple's 1930s film career are coming to a city near you.

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