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Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido overpowered kidnappers

May 30, 2016

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — About 24 hours after he was kidnapped, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido found himself alone with one of his captors and saw his chance. more »»

Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison

May 30, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued agains... more »»

The Latest: Italy breaks up unofficial migrants' tent camp

May 30, 2016

POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

9:20 p.m. more »»

Israel's new defense minister backs two-state solution

May 30, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman said he supports a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians after he was sworn in as defense minister on Monday. more »»

Elite Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, expect fierce battle

May 30, 2016

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — Elite Iraqi special forces began their push Monday into Fallujah, expecting to encounter the stiffest resistance yet in the campaign to free territory from the Islamic... more »»

4 killed in bomb attack targeting police in southeast Turkey

May 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Monday detonated a bomb in southeast Turkey as a police armored vehicle was passing by, killing at least four people, the state-run news agency reported. more »»

Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses

May 30, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty Monday of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his rule and he was sentenced to life in... more »»

EU official: Turkey makes progress in visa-free travel talks

May 30, 2016

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday. more »»

Pueblo shield withdrawn from Paris artifacts auction

May 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A French auction house has withdrawn a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.

U.. more »»

STORY REMOVED: BC-EU--Britain-Hawking-Trump

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about Stephen Hawking's comments on Donald Trump, which were embargoed for 7:01 p.m. EDT (2301 GMT). more »»

Romania charges 77 doctors in bribery case

May 30, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors say they have charged dozens of doctors with taking bribes after a pharmaceutical company paid for vacations for them in India in exchange for... more »»

2 men sentenced to life terms for bombing Somali airliner

May 30, 2016

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military court in the Somali capital on Monday gave life terms to two men convicted of masterminding the bombing in February of an airliner which made an emergency... more »»

EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

May 30, 2016

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Commission's president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from... more »»

French jihadi network that groomed Bataclan killer on trial

May 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — The French jihadi network that groomed one of the Nov. more »»

Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

May 30, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his time in... more »»

Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say

May 30, 2016

ROME (AP) — A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in... more »»

Poland's ruling party leader vague on support for EU's Tusk

May 30, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland's ruling party said Monday the government isn't ready to confirm whether it will support a second term for European Council head Donald Tusk. more »»

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

May 30, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since... more »»

Spanish man in rush for plane causes Cologne security scare

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A Spanish man in a rush for his plane caused a security scare at Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport Monday when he skirted security screening, causing authorities to shut down and... more »»

Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea

May 30, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.. more »»

UK charges 2 men with immigration offenses after boat rescue

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Two British men have been charged with immigration offenses after the weekend rescue of 18 Albanians whose small inflatable boat was taking on water in the English Channel, UK... more »»


Lahaina Arts Association May 30, 2016

free art class for ages 5-18, 3-5 p.m., Lahaina Surf, 1028 Wainee St. Contact 661-0111 or more »




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