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Yemeni leader proposes Riyadh as venue for talks with rebels
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's president on Tuesday proposed the Saudi capital of Riyadh as a possible venue for the resumption of U.N.-sponsored talks with Shiite rebels who have seized Yemen's own capital, Sanaa....

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign such a deal and Netanyahu was offering no useful alternative....

AP ANALYSIS: US on sidelines of key Iraqi battle against IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribes have joined Iraq's military in a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, while the U.S.-led coalition has remained on the sidelines....

As Nemtsov buried, Russian opposition faces gloomy future
MOSCOW (AP) -- After paying their final tributes Tuesday to slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, many members of Russia's beleaguered opposition are looking into the future with gloom....

Official says China to boost military budget by 10 percent
BEIJING (AP) -- China's legislative spokeswoman says the country's military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year....

Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
PUCON, Chile (AP) -- One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people....

Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group on Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their progress....

India orders TV stations not to give rapist a platform
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a New Delhi bus in which one of the attackers blames the victim and says she could have avoided being killed if she had not fought back, a government official said....

AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
LONDON (AP) -- As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on a bridge in Moscow....

China plays down US concerns over anti-terror legislation
SHANGHAI (AP) -- China played down U.S. concerns that proposed anti-terror legislation would give the Chinese government sweeping power to police electronic communications and marginalize foreign companies fighting for a share of China's $465 billion technology market, saying Tuesday that the law is purely designed to address domestic security issues....

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