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Airbnb to include small Paris tourism tax on rentals

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — The home-sharing company Airbnb has agreed to incorporate in its prices a small tourist tax on rental apartments in Paris — following a request by Paris authorities. more »»

France formally opens terrorism probe in train attack

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French authorities formally opened a terrorism investigation on Tuesday after a thwarted attack on a high-speed train last week, saying the suspected gunman had watched a jihadi vide... more »»

Iraqi PM says defense of refinery town crucial to IS defeat

August 25, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Winning the battle for control of an oil refinery town north of Baghdad is a key step toward defeating the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister said in remarks aired Tuesday,... more »»

The Latest: Dow up 333 points at midday after China rate cut

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

August 25, 2015

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — A Russian military court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what... more »»

3 generations of Swedish family linked by single womb

August 25, 2015

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations. more »»

Diplomat: Iran has no plan to swap detained Post reporter

August 25, 2015

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian diplomat denied Tuesday the Islamic Republic had any plans to swap detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian for prisoners held in the United States, the firs... more »»

AP Interview: US eyes migration, poverty as pope trip themes

August 25, 2015

ROME (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said Tuesday he expects Pope Francis will call on the U.S. more »»

Turkish prime minister to form interim govt before Nov. vote

August 25, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was appointed Tuesday to form an interim government that will lead the country to a new election on Nov. 1. more »»

US stocks surge after China cuts rates to help economy

August 25, 2015

U.S. stocks surged in early trading Tuesday after China's central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy. more »»

China cuts interest rates again to spur economic growth

August 25, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — China cut interest rates for a fifth time in nine months Tuesday in a new effort to shore up slowing economic growth, and its top economic official tried to dispel fears its yuan... more »»

6 ministers storm out Lebanese Cabinet amid trash crisis

August 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Ministers of the Hezbollah group and its allies walked out of a Lebanese Cabinet meeting Tuesday meant to discuss the country's worsening garbage crisis, reflecting the government's... more »»

Soviet WWII plane, Jewish tombstones found in Polish rivers

August 25, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As Polish river levels fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, the material remains of Poland's tortured 20th-century history are coming to light on newly exposed... more »»

A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

August 25, 2015

MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy,... more »»

US hero Sadler hits Straight Outta Compton Paris red carpet

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — A few days ago, Anthony Sadler was just a regular 23-year-old U.S. college student travelling through Europe on the last summer days before schoo. more »»

Record number of migrants arrive in Hungary

August 25, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest surge of migrants crossing the Balkans has brought a record number to Hungary despite government efforts to quickly build a 4-meter (13-foot) high fence on the... more »»

Turkish prime minister appointed to form interim government

August 25, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was appointed to form an interim government on Tuesday that will lead the country to a new election on Nov. 1. more »»

160 Marines in Bulgaria with tanks, artillery for training

August 25, 2015

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — U.S. more »»

Israel releases African migrants from detention center

August 25, 2015

HOLOT DETENTION FACILITY, Israel (AP) — Israel began releasing hundreds of African migrants from a remote detention center in southern Israel on Tuesday, after a court ruling earlier this month... more »»

French-American who would 'give anything' is new attack hero

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Mark Moogalian and wife were seated facing each other on the high-speed train when she saw only his expression and the urgent "Get out, this is serious. more »»

 
 
 

 

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