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Guatemala gets new attorney general after resignation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:50pm

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has named a new attorney general after the previous chief prosecutor resigned due to threats.

Premier says return to Fort McMurray delayed for some

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:10pm

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says concerns about environmental contamination will delay the return of up to 2,000 evacuees hoping to move back to their homes in fire-damaged Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray until as late as September.

Air strikes pummel rebel-held city of Idlib

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:00pm

A wave of air strikes on a rebel-held stronghold in northwest Syria Monday night caused mass casualties and sparked fresh clashes. The flare up in violence came a day after the opposition's chief negotiator resigned in frustration over the stalled Geneva peace talks with the government of Bashar Assad.

South Korea military says North Korea missile launch likely fails, latest in string of high-profile failures

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:40pm

South Korea military says North Korea missile launch likely fails, latest in string of high-profile failures.

A Haiti commission is recommending throwing out the disputed results of last year's first-round presidential election and holdin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 6:01pm

A Haiti commission is recommending throwing out the disputed results of last year's first-round presidential election and holding a new vote.

Argentina's Macri to repatriate $1.3 million from Bahamas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 4:40pm

President Mauricio Macri said Monday that he will repatriate $1.3 million in savings from the Bahamas and use the money to buy Argentine treasury bonds because he is confident the struggling economy will recover and thrive.

NATO summit to raise military presence in Poland, region

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 2:10pm

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming "landmark summit" will enhance the alliance's defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven't been finalized.

Yemen rebels launch missile into Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 2:01pm

Yemen's Houthi rebels have launched a missile over the border into Saudi Arabia for the first time in weeks in the latest violation of a shaky truce between the insurgents and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government.

Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 2:00pm

A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years in prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members, rights group Amnesty International said.

The Latest: Italy breaks up unofficial migrants' tent camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 1:30pm

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

Israel's new defense minister backs two-state solution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 1:20pm

Israeli ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman said he supports a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians after he was sworn in as defense minister on Monday.

Elite Iraqi forces push into Fallujah, expect fierce battle

Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 1:20pm

Elite Iraqi special forces began their push Monday into Fallujah, expecting to encounter the stiffest resistance yet in the campaign to free territory from the Islamic State group.

Tusk comes out against too much EU integration

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:50pm

European Union President Donald Tusk said Monday that those who believe in "instant and total integration" of the EU have missed what many people really want and he raised the prospect of having a debate among member states on where the bloc should be heading.

4 killed in bomb attack targeting police in southeast Turkey

Dominique Soguel and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:40pm

Kurdish rebels on Monday detonated a bomb in southeast Turkey as a police armored vehicle was passing by, killing at least four people, the state-run news agency reported.

Chad's ex-dictator convicted, sentenced to life for abuses

Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:30pm

Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty Monday of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his rule and he was sentenced to life in prison, ending a trial more than 15 years in the making.

Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:30pm

A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in his career.

Libyan forces advance in push on Islamic State strongholds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:20pm

Libyan forces loyal to the U.N.-brokered government advanced on Monday against two key Islamic State strongholds, with several officials saying the troops had taken a town from the extremists.

EU official: Turkey makes progress in visa-free travel talks

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 11:40am

Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, meanwhile, is standing by the overall deal with Turkey amid Europe's refugee crisis.

Palestinian arrested after stabbing soldier in Tel Aviv

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 11:30am

Israeli police say a 17-year-old Palestinian stabbed a soldier in central Tel Aviv, lightly wounding him before being arrested after a short chase.