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Arrest made in priest attacks at Phoenix church

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police on Monday said they had made an arrest in the killing of a Roman Catholic priest and the beating of a second priest at a church in the city's downtown.


Coast Guard celebrates ship in record-setting Cold War mission

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — In the midst of the Cold War, a Coast Guard ship dedicated by President Harry Truman embarked on a novel mission. The 338-foot ship had only small arms and giant balloons to hold up the antennas vital to its task.


Report: Ukraine president proposing cease-fire

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Interfax news agency is reporting that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will this week propose a detailed peace plan, including a cease-fire with separatist rebels in the country's east.

Israel rounds up Hamas members, weighs deportation

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Monday rounded up dozens more senior Hamas activists and killed a Palestinian in a clash with stone throwers — part of a feverish search for three kidnapped Israeli teenagers who Israel alleges were seized by the Islamic militant group.

Iraqi Christians flee homes amid militant push

ALQOSH, Iraq (AP) — Over the past decade, Iraqi Christians have fled repeatedly to this ancient mountainside village, seeking refuge from violence, then returning home when the danger eased. Now they are doing it again as Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, but this time few say they ever want to go back to their homes.

Russia cuts gas supply to Ukraine as tensions grow

Russia on Monday cut gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal on gas prices and unpaid bills amid continued fighting in eastern Ukraine. The decision ...


Spokeswoman: Schumacher out of coma, leaves French hospital

PARIS/LAUSANNE Switzerland (Reuters) - Formula One ex-champion Michael Schumacher, who sustained severe head injuries in a ski accident in late 2013, is out of a coma and was transferred on Monday from a French to a Swiss hospital to continue rehabilitation, officials said. "Michael has left the CHU Grenoble (hospital) to continue his long phase of rehabilitation. He is not in a coma anymore," spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said in a statement. "For the future we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye," Kehm said of Schumacher, who turned 45 earlier this year.


Russia to cut gas supply to Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday said it would cut off gas supplies to Ukraine as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal on gas prices and unpaid bills.


Police: 48 killed in terror attack on Kenya town

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of Somali extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and spraying bullets into the street. At least 48 people were killed, officials said Monday.


Brazil cops shoot live rounds during Cup protests

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A police officer can be seen on an Associated Press video firing what appeared to be a live pistol round at anti-World Cup protesters Sunday near Rio de Janeiro's Maracana soccer stadium.


Rise of Shiite militias poses a threat to Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Emboldened by a call to arms by the top Shiite cleric, Iranian-backed militias have moved quickly to the center of Iraq's political landscape, spearheading what its Shiite majority sees as a fight for survival against Sunni militants who control of large swaths of territory north of Baghdad.


Romney blasts Hillary Clinton as 'clueless'

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee had some harsh words on Sunday for the person many believe will be the Democratic nominee in 2016: Hillary Clinton.


Radio legend Casey Kasem dies at 82

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.


The Clinton Costco circus

The throngs of people were officially there for Clinton to sign their discount copies of “Hard Choices,” the former Secretary of State’s book about her time in the Obama administration. In reality, Clinton herself was the least visible part of the whole, circus-like event. The average Costco patron couldn’t even sneak a glimpse of her, as her book signing took place behind a giant fortress of water bottles and paper towel rolls, built by Costco employees using forklifts in the wee hours of Saturday morning. All that traveled over that bulk-product brick wall was the occasional laugh — was it Clinton’s? Or someone else’s? It was hard to know for sure — and the sound of clicking press cameras. Clinton fans weren’t allowed to bring theirs past the security checkpoint.


Philly rail service resumes after Obama intervenes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuter rail service in the Philadelphia area was restored early Sunday, just hours after workers returned to their jobs following a brief strike that was ended when President Barack Obama intervened.

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