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  • Activists say Syrian army strikes kill 70 people in Aleppo
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 7:36 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.
  • 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.
  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 7:00 am
    A powerful and extremely deep earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but officials said there was no threat of a tsunami, and no injuries or damage were immediately reported.
  • 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.
  • Blatter says FIFA corruption probe won't lead to him
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 6:18 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.
  • 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.
  • Rocket grenades kill 7 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 4:36 am
    Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several home, killing at least seven people s in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri before dawn Saturday as Boko Haram unleashed a new kind of violence in the birthplace of the extremist group, said residents.
  • 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.
  • US, Iran accelerate nuclear talks a month before deadline
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 3:00 am
    A month out from a nuclear deal deadline, the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats gathered in Geneva Saturday in an effort to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections.
  • 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.
  • UN rights chief urges deeper probe of Central Africa abuses
    Associated Press | May 30, 2015 2:42 am
    The United Nations' human rights chief is urging several countries to step up efforts to investigate allegations that peacekeepers in Central African Republic may have committed abuses, a call that comes as the U.N. itself faces pressure over child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers.
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