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German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:50am

Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions.

German state warns Gulen followers of Turkish spy efforts

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:42am

German officials on Tuesday warned Turkey against spying on its territory, after Ankara allegedly sought Berlin's help in eavesdropping on hundreds of Turks in Germany thought to be supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

UK authorities to review domestic abuse case

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:42am

Britain's Crown Prosecution Service is considering its options Tuesday in a case in which a man was spared jail for beating his wife after a judge deemed that she was not a vulnerable person.

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:42am

A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:42am

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is asking whether an open congressional hearing on the Russia probe was canceled because the White House did not want former acting Attorney General Sally Yates to testify and assert executive privilege. Rep. Adam Schiff of California says Yates was poised to testify Tuesday about the events leading up to the firing of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Priest killed in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:42am

Mexico's Catholic council of bishops says a priest has been killed in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit.

The Latest: Hungary PM says detaining migrants serves Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:40am

The Latest on the flow of migrants and asylum-seekers into Europe (all times local):

S. Korea: bones found near ferry wreckage were from animals

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:33am

Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which more than 300 people died, the government announced in a surprising reversal Tuesday.

Scottish lawmakers to vote on independence referendum call

David Keyton and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:12am

Scotland's parliament is set to vote Tuesday on a call by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for a referendum on Scottish independence within two years.

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Carley Petesch and Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:12am

Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks after two U.N. experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the government said Tuesday.

Pakistan launches special anti-polio drive in Islamabad

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:12am

A Pakistani health official says a special anti-polio drive has been launched in Islamabad after traces of the virus were found in the city's sewage system.

Romania: ex-minister sentenced to 6 years for bribes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:10am

A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized.

London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions

Elizabeth Roberts, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:05am

The wife of Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens in an attack outside the British parliament last week, has described her shock at his actions and condemned the outrage.

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:28am

A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State group, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

3 Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:13am

Three civilians were killed and 28 other people were injured in anti-India protests that erupted Tuesday following a gunbattle between rebels and government forces that killed a rebel in disputed Kashmir, police and witnesses said.

EU commissioner calls on Hungary to comply with asylum rules

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:13am

Hungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules.

Scottish lawmakers set to back call for independence vote

Elizabeth Roberts, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:45am

Scottish lawmakers were poised to vote for an independence referendum Tuesday, setting Edinburgh on a collision course with the UK government.

Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:41am

The jailing of a dozen people working for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was "an obvious attempt to disrupt" his anti-corruption work following major nationwide protests, a spokeswoman for his organization said Tuesday.

Complaints as UK paper focuses on leaders' legs, not policy

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:31am

Britain's Daily Mail tabloid has sparked complaints with a front page photograph focusing on the legs of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.