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Differences persist on deadline day for Iran nuke talks
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement....

German co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies
DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license....

Despondent Gazans return to destroyed homes
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe buildings while they wait for promised aid to arrive....

AP PHOTOS: For Israeli teens, military is rite of passage
YAKUM, Israel (AP) -- Israeli high school seniors have more on their minds than prom and final exams....

Iran sends aid to Yemen's rebels amid Saudi-led airstrikes
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Iran's official news agency says Tehran has sent aid to Yemen, its first such shipment since a Saudi-led coalition of Sunni Arab states launched airstrikes last week to halt the advance of the country's Shiite rebels known as the Houthis....

NEWS GUIDE: The gaps as Iran talks hit crunch time
Centrifuges. Sanctions. Nuclear research. Sticking points remain on some of the most basic issues as negotiations between world powers and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program hit crunch time....

Cliffhanger in early returns from Nigeria presidential vote
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- In a cliffhanger of an election, early returns Monday night from half the states showed Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari almost even. The U.S. and Britain warned of "disturbing indications" that the tally could be subject to political interference....

A look at those involved in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
CAIRO (AP) -- A Saudi-led coalition is targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen in a campaign of airstrikes that began last week. Here's a look at the Sunni Arab countries involved in the fighting so far, as well as others offering material support or backing the operation:...

Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis' Bosnia visit
ZAVIDOVICI, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Salem Hajdarovac says he didn't sleep for a week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia....

Kuwait opens Syria donor conference with $500 million pledge
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait has opened an international donors' conference for Syria with a pledge of $500 million in humanitarian aid for the war-ravaged country....

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Africa
Cliffhanger in early returns from Nigeria presidential vote

Asia
Thai leader moves to lift marital law, impose absolute power

Europe
Spain: Police arrest family, say children were to join jihad

Latin America/Caribbean
21 killed when bus goes off cliff in Peruvian Andes

Middle East
AP PHOTOS: For Israeli teens, military is rite of passage