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Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks in Israeli spy expo
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- An exhibition of Israeli surveillance technology has offered a rare peek into the secretive world of Israeli espionage and special forces operations....

IS fighters stage surprise attack on key Syrian border town
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State fighters on Tuesday launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town recently seized by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, while Syrian government forces retook a district in a northeastern city just days after it was captured by the militants, activists and Syrian state television reported....

Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation
VIENNA (AP) -- Pushing past a deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week on Tuesday as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly reducing its stocks of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons....

Greece, creditors to discuss new plan as bailout to expire
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds....

Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Gamal Takaway has turned up the hustle, to no avail. The popular waiter who goes by the nickname Jimmy often steps out into the pedestrian street in front of the Taverna Plaka restaurant to cajole strollers into taking a table. But even his epic charm has failed since the Greek government shut the nation's banks and imposed strict capital controls over the weekend....

Little hope of survivors in Indonesian military plane crash
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) -- Rescuers with heavy machinery searched a shattered residential neighborhood Tuesday for any survivors from an Indonesian air force transport plane that crashed shortly after takeoff and killed more than 70 people....

Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty - a major issue for U.S. bishops in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision....

APNewsBreak: Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- The young college student that murdered 38 tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort was in a jihadi training camp in western Libya at the same time as the two attackers who hit the National Bardo Museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday....

France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State
PARIS (AP) -- French investigators have uncovered links between Islamic State militants and the man who hung his employer's severed head at a gas plant he was attacking, a prosecutor said Tuesday....

Lufthansa makes Germanwings compensation offer
BERLIN (AP) -- Lufthansa on Tuesday offered financial compensation to relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash three months ago - a proposal that a lawyer representing many German families immediately described as inadequate....

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