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The Latest: Prosecutors look at accomplices in Ansbach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:30am

The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):

2 Turkish generals, former Istanbul governor detained

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:30am

Two Turkish generals serving in Afghanistan and a former Istanbul governor have been detained as part of a crackdown in the wake of Turkey's July 15 failed coup.

Russia's Lavrov hopes Russia-US talks will help Syria truce

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that recent discussions between Russia and the United States should encourage moderate Syrian opposition groups to leave areas occupied by the al-Qaida's branch in Syria, thus helping to implement a truce.

Slovenia says 12 migrants found on cargo ship from Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:50am

Slovenian police say they have found 12 migrants hidden on a cargo ship from Turkey.

2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:50am

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the U.N. Mine Action Service offices and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven U.N. guards, Somali police officials said.

Indonesia readies prison island for drug convict executions

Niniek Karmini, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:40am

Indonesia has beefed up security at Nusa Kambangan prison island as authorities prepare to execute people convicted of drug crimes for the third time since President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was elected in 2014.

UN weather agency: 54 Celsius in Kuwait may be Asian record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:40am

The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere.

Northeast India rains kill 7, force 1.2 million from homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:30am

Heavy rains and floods have killed at least seven people and forced around 1.2 million to leave their water-logged homes in India's northeastern state of Assam.

Conservation work completed on Auschwitz barracks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:30am

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum says conservation work has been completed on half of a wooden barracks that housed prisoners at the former Nazi German death camp during World War II.

Palestinians to sue Britain over 1917 pledge on Jewish state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:20am

The Palestinian president says he will sue Great Britain over the 1917 Balfour Declaration and its support for a Jewish national home in the Holy Land.

Spanish king meets with parties in new bid to break deadlock

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:20am

Spain's king has begun meeting party leaders with the aim of selecting one to try to form a government and avoid a third election, but no candidate appears to have enough parliamentary backing to do so.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:20am

French official: Police kill 2 attackers who took hostages in Normandy church; motive unclear.

French official: Assailants take hostages in church near Normandy city of Rouen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:10am

French official: Assailants take hostages in church near Normandy city of Rouen.

Kerry says US neutral on SCS, wants China to follow laws

Daniel Malloy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 3:10am

After months of confrontations in the South China Sea and days of high-stakes diplomacy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the time has arrived to "move away from the public tensions and turn the page."

German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks

Kirsten Grieshaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:50am

Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group.

AB InBev increases cash offer for SABMiller

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:40am

Anheuser-Busch InBev has increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds ($58.98) per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Kerry says NKorea should learn from Iran, end nuclear arms

Vijay Joshi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:40am

North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is trying to rid itself of them — is "very provocative deeply concerning," U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday and warned that there will be consequences if it does not stop.

Turkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:40am

Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first meeting between the two leaders as relations between the two countries mend following Turkey's apology for the downing of a Russian fighter jet last year.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:20am

Somali officials raise death toll in suicide bombing outside UN offices in Mogadishu to 10, including 7 UN guards.