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Iraqi forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city's south
CAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah repelled a four-hour attack by the Islamic State group in the city's south on Tuesday, a day after first moving into the southern edges of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes....

UN: 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week
GENEVA (AP) -- Survivors' accounts now indicate the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy claimed at least 880 lives in the last week as unseaworthy, overcrowded smuggling boats capsized and sank under the weight of their human cargo, the U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday....

The Latest: German firefighter admits refugee home arson
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):...

UN: Sex transmission of Zika more common than first thought
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. health agency says sexual transmission of Zika is more common than first thought. It is updating its advice to women who have been in areas hit by the virus, telling them to wait even longer to conceive....

Ex-Miss Turkey gets suspended sentence for insulting Erdogan
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A court on Tuesday convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through social media postings and gave her a 14-month suspended sentence, amid deepening concerns that the country is swaying toward an increasingly authoritarian form of rule....

Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Wal-Mart's tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn't look like much. But it's a key part of the company's strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online....

Airstrikes kills 23 in Syrian city; Russia says not involved
BEIRUT (AP) -- A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes as the intense bombardment struck near two hospitals and a mosque, opposition activists said Tuesday....

Taliban attack buses in north Afghanistan, kill 9, abduct 35
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban attacked several buses on a road in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, forcing passengers to disembark and killing nine people and abducting at least 35, officials said....

Strikes test relevance of France's leading militant union
NOTRE-DAME-DE-GRAVENCHON, France (AP) -- Outside Gate A of the ExxonMobil oil refinery, the strike was fizzling....

Gulf economic slowdown sees foreign workers trapped by debts
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- The economic slowdown gripping countries across the Persian Gulf can be seen in layoffs, slowed construction projects and government cutbacks. For the millions of foreign workers drawn by brighter job prospects, it can have a far-darker side if they find themselves deep in debt....

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Africa
Kennedy relatives visit South Africa to mark anniversary

Asia
4 Bangladeshi men convicted of terror financing in Singapore

Europe
The Latest: German firefighter admits refugee home arson

Latin America/Caribbean
Haiti council starts deliberating on possible election redo

Middle East
UN envoy: Libyan forces should fight IS, not each other