AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:58:57 -0400 IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds Tue, 30 Aug 2016 02:22:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/Islamic.State-Mass.Graves/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_Islamic.State-Mass.Graves c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7365 HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die. Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:01:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/LT--Brazil-Political.Crisis/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_LT--Brazil-Political.Crisis c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:72c5 BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy while defiantly promising to go down fighting in what many see as a losing battle. India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices Tue, 30 Aug 2016 03:48:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/AS--India-Caste.Anger/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--India-Caste.Anger c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7310 NEW DELHI (AP) — The video footage posted on social media by India's self-proclaimed cow saviors was brutal. It showed four bare-chested men tied with ropes to a car, flinching as an angry group of men took turns beating them with wooden sticks, belts and iron rods. Their crime: skinning a dead cow. State funeral set for Amatrice after quake survivors rebel Tue, 30 Aug 2016 03:52:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU--Italy-Quake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Quake c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:73b0 AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews have worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral in quake-devastated Amatrice after residents denounced the government's original plan to hold the service in a distant airport hangar. Dogs use same parts of brain as humans to process language Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:40:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU-SCI--Dog.Brains/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-SCI--Dog.Brains c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:73d0 BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found that dogs use the same brain areas as humans to process language. Vegas, Asian investors betting on Sin City's Chinese tourism Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:02:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/US-Chinese-Tourism-Vegas/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US-Chinese-Tourism-Vegas c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:73b1 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism, as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans. Kerry in India for strategic, commercial talks Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:38:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/AS--Kerry-India/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Kerry-India c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:73d1 NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in India for strategic and commercial talks being held against the backdrop of rising tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, long a flashpoint between India and rival Pakistan. 3 hurt as suicide bomber hits Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:12:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU--Kyrgyzstan-Embassy.Blast/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Kyrgyzstan-Embassy.Blast c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:733d BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded three embassy employees. German EU commissioner 'wouldn't bet big money on Brexit' Tue, 30 Aug 2016 02:46:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU--Germany-Brexit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Germany-Brexit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:737a BERLIN (AP) — Germany's European Union commissioner says public opinion in Britain could shift against leaving the bloc if the economy worsens as a result of the country's decision to exit. North Korea denounces UN condemnation, warns US of action Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:53:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/UN-United-Nations-North-Korea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_UN-United-Nations-North-Korea c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:6f98 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has denounced a U.N. Security Council statement condemning its four latest ballistic missile launches, calling it "a hostile act" perpetrated by the United States and warning that it could precipitate America's "self-destruction." Hundreds arrested during London's Notting Hill Carnival Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:29:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU--Britain-Notting.Hill.Carnival/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Britain-Notting.Hill.Carnival c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:73c3 LONDON (AP) — London police say they've made 454 arrests during the two-day Notting Hill Carnival as stabbings and drug offenses mar the Caribbean-inspired street party. HRW: Iraqi militias recruiting children ahead of Mosul push Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:13:51 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/ML--Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:738e IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi militias are recruiting children from camps for civilians displaced by conflict ahead of the long-awaited operation to retake militant-held Mosul, according to a report from Human Rights Watch Tuesday. Mexico's top police chief out after execution allegations Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:14:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/LT--Mexico-Human.Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_LT--Mexico-Human.Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7164 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president dismissed the chief of the federal police force Monday, less than two weeks after the country's human rights commission released a scathing report alleging federal police "executed arbitrarily" at least 22 suspected drug cartel members during a raid on a ranch. French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US Tue, 30 Aug 2016 03:31:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/EU--Europe-US-Trade/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Europe-US-Trade c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:739a PARIS (AP) — France's trade chief says he wants to ask the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that his socialist government sees as too friendly to U.S. business. Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:27:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/US--Obama/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US--Obama c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7062 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia. Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:55:57 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/EU--Italy-Quake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Italy-Quake c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:6e81 ROME (AP) — Italian quake survivors rebelled in anger Monday over the government's plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town, where scores of bodies are being kept in refrigerated trucks, and let them watch it on screens from near their emergency tent camp. Romania: 6 gov't officials on embezzlement charges Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:36:46 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/EU-Romania-Corruption/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-Romania-Corruption c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:709c BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian anti-corruption prosecutors say six senior interior ministry officials have been indicted on suspicion of embezzlement and making false statements. Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:25:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/30/ML--Palestinians.Silencing.Dissent/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Palestinians.Silencing.Dissent c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:7290 JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday. Kerry urges Bangladesh to step up efforts against terrorism Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:41:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/AS--Kerry-Bangladesh-India/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Kerry-Bangladesh-India c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:6d85 NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence, come to terms with links between local and international militants and protect and promote human rights. US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:09:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/08/29/ML--Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:156362a1416:6ea2 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State group. But Turkey's president vowed to press ahead with the military operation until the IS and Kurdish Syrian fighters no longer pose a security threat to Ankara.