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By By BRADLEY KLAPPER | May 30, 2015 9:30 am
US, Iran accelerate nuclear talks a month before deadline
  • Czechs remember ethnic Germans who died in postwar expulsion
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 9:12 am
    In a rare gesture of reconciliation, hundreds of Czechs participated on Saturday in a 20-mile walk to remember some 1,700 ethnic Germans who died 70 years ago during their expulsion from the Czech city of Brno.
  • Blatter says FIFA corruption probe won't lead to him
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 9:08 am
    Invigorated by his FIFA election win, Sepp Blatter dismissed any suggestion Saturday that the American investigation into soccer corruption could yet lead to his door.
  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 9:02 am
    A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a tsunami warning. Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of major damage.
  • Activists say Syrian army strikes kill 70 people in Aleppo
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 8:55 am
    Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 70 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas, including a packed market in a town held by the Islamic State group, activists said.
  • Rocket grenades kill 13 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 8:37 am
    Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several homes, killing at least 13 people before dawn Saturday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri as Boko Haram unleashed a new kind of violence in the extremist group's birthplace, said residents.
  • French conservatives get new name _ and it seems familiar
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 7:36 am
    Meet France's new conservatives, same as the old conservatives -- but with a different name.
  • Ex-Georgian president named governor of Ukraine region
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 7:18 am
    Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on Saturday was appointed governor of Ukraine's troubled Odessa region.
  • Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 7:00 am
    The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."
  • Impasse over China's island-building shows no sign of easing
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 6:54 am
    China vigorously defended its South China Sea land reclamation projects in the face of persistent criticism from U.S. leaders at an international security summit Saturday as the standoff in the Asia-Pacific region shows few signs of abating.
  • Italy: 4,200 more migrants saved off Libya's coasts, 17 die
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 6:24 am
    More than 4,000 migrants have been rescued off Libya's coast in 22 separate operations in one day, with rescuers finding 17 people dead aboard a rubber dinghy, the Italian Coast Guard said Saturday.
  • After Pakistan bus attack, worry an insurgency growing worse
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 6:00 am
    As hundreds of mourners on Saturday protested the killing of 22 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the assaults raised new fears that a long-simmering insurgency there could be growing more violent.
  • Egypt frees Egyptian-American sentenced to life in prison
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 5:42 am
    Egyptian authorities freed an Egyptian-American on Saturday who was sentenced to life in prison and had been on hunger strike for over a year, forcing him to renounce his Egyptian citizenship as a precondition of his release.
  • Heat wave eases in India after killing nearly 2,000 people
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 4:07 am
    Showers and thunderstorms in parts of southern India on Saturday helped eased a weekslong summer heat wave that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives.
  • Blatter says he will forgive but won't forget UEFA rebellion
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 2:48 am
    Emboldened by his fresh mandate to lead world soccer, Sepp Blatter made it clear there may be consequences for European leaders who tried to oust him from FIFA.
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