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French lawmakers to vote on divisive citizenship bill

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:01am

French lawmakers will vote on a divisive bill aimed at changing the constitution to introduce the possibility of revoking the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges in the wake of the Paris attacks last year.

3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:01am

At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man's land between separatist rebels and government troops.

Spain: Prosecutors urge release of puppeteers in terror case

Ciaran Giles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:01am

Spanish prosecutors on Wednesday called on the National Court to release two puppeteers whose arrest for allegedly praising terrorism in a show last week raised considerable controversy.

Jury finds 3 men guilty of helping friend travel to Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 7:01am

A British jury has found three young men guilty of helping a friend travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

Elephant rampages in east Indian town, smashing homes

Manik Banerjee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:51am

A wild elephant rampaged through an east Indian town on Wednesday, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquilized to be returned to the forest.

Turkey president fires back at UN over demand to open border

Ayse Wieting and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:50am

Turkey's president on Wednesday fired back at the United Nations for demanding that Turkey open its border to tens of thousands of more Syrian refugees, accusing the world body of being ineffective over the refugee crisis and of not shouldering the burden like Turkey.

Zimbabwe needs $1.5 billion in food aid, says vice president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:50am

Zimbabwe's vice president says the drought-stricken country needs to raise $1.5 billion for food aid.

Saudi-led airstrike kills Yemeni TV director, family

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:41am

Yemeni security officials and witnesses say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition killed a TV director, his wife, and three children in their home in Sanaa.

The Latest: EU: Nations not helping refugees in Italy enough

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:41am

The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

Kurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgents

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:41am

Kurdish fighters backed by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, activists and a rebel commander said.

Germany: No one missing in deadly train crash; cause sought

Kirsten Grieshaber and Matthias Schrader, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:41am

Emergency workers on Wednesday started removing the wreckage from the head-on train crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens in southern Germany, after police said they are no longer looking for another victim.

AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:30am

An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Romania upholds sentence for communist-era prison commander

Nicolae Dumitrache and Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:10am

A Romanian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard convicted of crimes against humanity, the most high-profile case since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989.

Russian opposition leader attacked with a cake in Moscow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 6:10am

A prominent Russian opposition figure says he was threatened by a group of men who then attacked him with a cake while he was dining at a restaurant in Moscow.

Bosnia says it is ready to submit EU membership application

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:50am

Bosnia's prime minister says his country has fulfilled the preconditions for applying for EU membership and will submit its request to Brussels on Monday.

The Latest: Turkey criticizes UN handling of refugee crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:31am

The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

Indonesia air force plane crashes into home; 4 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:30am

An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house on the main island of Java on Wednesday, killing both people on board and two people in the house, a senior official said.

Pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:30am

A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas, health officials said Wednesday.

French foreign minister leaving to head Constitutional Court

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 5:20am

France's top diplomat is leaving his post to be named chief of the Constitutional Council, France's top court making sure that bills comply with the constitution.