Nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
VIENNA (AP) -- Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks pushed past their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The discussions, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday....
The Latest: Head of Ecuador's bishops praises pope's visit
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:...
Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its independence from Spain into spreading the faith on a continent where Catholicism is losing souls to evangelical movements....
SF sheriff defends prior release of suspect in pier slaying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier....
The Latest: Greek tax revenues doing well, official says
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):...
Ultra-Orthodox Israeli minister slams Reform Judaism members
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's minister for religious affairs criticized Reform Judaism on Tuesday, saying he doesn't consider members of the denomination to be Jews....
Syrian troops repel militants attack on Aleppo neighborhood
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian troops and pro-government gunmen repelled on Tuesday an offensive by rebels and Muslim militants on a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo while opposition activists claimed that the army carried out a chlorine gas attack in another part of the city, activists and state media said....
AP PHOTOS: Pope encountering rich indigenous traditions
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Rich indigenous traditions dating back centuries before European priests arrived in the New World are on display throughout South America....
Panel: Politics among reasons for botched UN Ebola response
LONDON (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday - but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled response last year to the deadly crisis....
Afghan government holds direct talks with Taliban
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials are holding talks with Taliban representatives in the Pakistani capital in their first official face-to-face discussions, which the Afghan president said Tuesday were aimed at starting full-fledged negotiations....
Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb is jumping into the race for president, becoming the latest Democrat to try for a primary upset over frontrunner Hilliary Clinton. Webb is 69 years old and is considered to be a moderate-to-conservative democrat, who supports gun rights and is strong on defense.
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