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FILE -  In this April 16, 2013 file photo United States security officers patrol in front of the  U.S. embassy in Berlin, Germany.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

Top American spy in Germany has left country

BERLIN (AP) — The top U.S. intelligence official in Germany has left the country, a week after the government in Berlin asked him to go. U.S. Embassy spokesman Peter Claussen told The Associated Press on […]

07/17/2014

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Tiger Woods starts British Open with 3-under 69

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods is back at the majors. Seems like he was never away. After a shaky start to the British Open, Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much as he […]

07/17/2014

MALAYSIA  PLANE

22 bodies counted at Ukraine wreckage site

GRABOVO, Ukraine (AP) — An Associated Press journalist has counted at least 22 bodies at the plane wreckage site in eastern Ukraine involving a Malaysia Airlines commercial flight. The plane appeared to have broken up […]

07/17/2014

People walk amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

Obama, Putin discuss Malaysia plane incident

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the passenger plane downed over Ukraine “looks like it may be a terrible tragedy” and his top priority is finding out whether American citizens were on […]

07/17/2014

In this Nov. 15, 2012 photo, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles. The plane, with the tail number 9M-MRD, is the same aircraft that was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, July 17, 2014 when it was shot down near the Ukraine Russia border, according to Anton Gerashenko, an adviser to Ukraine's interior minister. (AP Photo/JoePriesAviation.net)

Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian official said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country and plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village […]

07/17/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Ted Sobel: Tiger Woods is in contention after a solid opening round 69

It’s just like old times, the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in the United Kingdom is underway and Tiger Woods is in contention after a solid opening round 69. Penny and Paul discussed the opening round […]

07/17/2014

A Palestinian girl walks with a toy that she salvaged from debris of the el-Yazje apartment building July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Gaza rocket hits Israel as humanitarian lull ends

JERUSALEM (AP) – Palestinian militants fired a rocket at Israel Thursday just as a five-hour U.N. humanitarian cease-fire expired, the Israeli military said. Gaza residents had crowded banks, vegetable markets and shops as they took […]

07/17/2014

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2008 file photo, vehicles move towards the skyline of Dubai with the world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, then under construction in the background. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

UAE plans first Arab spaceship to Mars in 7 years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Having scaled the heights of Earth with the world’s tallest tower, the United Arab Emirates is now aiming for the stars, or just a little bit closer, with an […]

07/16/2014

Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks cuts the ribbon during the opening ceremony for the first Starbucks in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Make room Juan Valdez: Starbucks opens in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Make room Juan Valdez, it’s time to meet the green-aproned barista. On Wednesday, Starbucks made its much-anticipated debut in the country synonymous with coffee after decades of roasting Colombia’s Arabica beans […]

07/16/2014

Egyptian men sentenced to life in prison for sexual assaults on women during a number of public rallies in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square, hide their faces their trial at a court in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Aly Hazzaa, El Shorouk)

Egypt sentences 7 to life for sexual assaults

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced seven men to life in prison on Wednesday for sexual assaults on women during public rallies in Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square, in the first such heavy sentences since […]

07/16/2014

Julian Assange's lawyers Tomas Olsson, left, and Per E. Samuelsson talk to media prior to a public court hearing in Stockholm, Wednesday July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/TT, Roger Vikstrom)

Swedish court upholds detention order on Assange

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish court on Wednesday upheld its detention order on Julian Assange, reaffirming the legal basis for an international warrant for the WikiLeaks founder which has kept him hiding in the Ecuadorean […]

07/16/2014