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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven years after her untimely death, that dream is coming true.A feature film based on Rivera's life is officially in the works from …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani army helicopter rescued on Tuesday four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded at an altitude of around 5,300 meters (17,390 feet) in the country's north, after an avalanche struck the team the previous day, a mountaineering worker said. A Pakistani member …
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local):___12:50 p.m.FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to …
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more aggressive stance …
MPONDWE, Uganda (AP) — Several well-trodden paths crisscross this lush area where people walk between Congo and Uganda to visit nearby family and friends and go to the busy markets.The problem is that the pedestrians may unknowingly be carrying the deadly Ebola virus, and hindering efforts …
BEIJING (AP) — China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel speculation that China is retaliating against Canada for arresting a Chinese tech executive.After …
BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries.The Luxembourg court's ruling means Germany will have to drop or revise its highway toll system.The case was brought …
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if needed to help the economy, President Mario Draghi said Tuesday.Markets read the comments Tuesday as a step toward more stimulus in coming months, …
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes.The National Police said in a statement Tuesday they believe the international gang had forced …
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled.Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press that 161 bodies have been found and authorities …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on a climbing expedition's rescue in Pakistan after being hit by an avalanche (all times local):3:30 p.m.A Pakistani mountaineering official says an army helicopter has rescued four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded after an avalanche in the country's …
Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. US AND IRAN NEAR POTENTIAL FLASHPOINTWashington and Tehran are edging closer to a possible confrontation as Tehran says it's breaking compliance with a nuclear accord and the Trump …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime.The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday.CAIR-Kentucky chair …
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi's dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local):12:10 p.m.Egypt's authorities are criticizing a leading human rights advocate over her comments following the courtroom death the …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country's president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing that Iranians will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious.The remarks by President Hassan Rouhani came as Tehran and Washington are …
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):6 p.m.Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong's leader despite her pledge not to override public opinion by reviving an extradition bill that ignited massive protests.Chief Executive …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country.NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department were captured two days earlier while on a hiking …
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty.The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to support President Vladimir Putin's decree to suspend Russia's obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with the …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons.Here's a …

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