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Fire rages through reserve in Mexico's resort-filled Yucatan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:53pm

A fire in the Sian Ka'an nature reserve on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula spread to more than 6,000 acres (2,500 hectares) on Monday, with just 30% under control.

France's Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:11pm

French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to help get stalled negotiations in a dispute between Serbia and Kosovo going again, describing the issue as a test for Europe.

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:49am

About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital.

UK leadership contenders criticize Trump's lawmaker tweets

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:01am

British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's berating of four female lawmakers of color but stopped short Monday of calling his remarks racist.

Hot chocolate: 17 tons of cocoa burns on German highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:47am

German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire.

Police say Greek man detained in American scientist's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:24am

A Greek man has been detained for questioning in the slaying of an American scientist on the island of Crete, police said Monday.

German defense minister resigns to pursue EU's top job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:15am

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus on becoming the next head of the European Commission, the top job in the European Union.

Hamas rebuffs leader's call for worldwide attacks on Jews

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:13am

The militant Hamas group is distancing itself from a leader who called for the slaughter of Jews worldwide.

Palestinians denounce Trump tweets against local hero

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:46am

Palestinians on Monday denounced President Donald Trump's attack on U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib, accusing him of racism and saying it once again proves his bias against the Palestinian people.

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:29am

The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexual jokes, which pro-women's groups have accused him of committing.

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:04am

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Major prisoner swap between Russia, Ukraine in limbo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:26am

A much-anticipated prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine was thrown into uncertainty on Monday after a Ukrainian court postponed a hearing that was expected to release an imprisoned Russian journalist.

Workers recover hundreds of bodies from Syrian mass grave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:45am

In an open field on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa, workers in black uniforms, surgical masks and red hardhats toil under a scorching sun to dig up bodies from a large mass grave discovered last month.

Police in Poland search for missing boy whose father died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:34am

Polish police are searching for the fifth straight day for a small boy whose father failed to deliver him to his mother and then died after being hit by a train.

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 11 in Kandahar province

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:28am

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan killed at least 11 people riding in a truck in the southern Kandahar province, provincial officials said Monday.

Ugandan singer Bobi Wine plans to run for president in 2021

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:28am

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election "on behalf of the people."

Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 polls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:26am

Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 polls.

Pakistan says 22 missing in flash floods in Kashmir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:13am

Heavy rains triggered flash floods in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead, Pakistan's minister for disaster management in the disputed territory said Monday.

The Latest: US, EU promise support to tackle Ebola

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:04am

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