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Stolen Malaga bikes sold online

TWO men were arrested in Malaga for allegedly selling more than 30 stolen bicycles online. The investigation began after a €450 bicycle was stolen from a garage in Malaga City Continue reading

Mercadona chair ‘most influential businessman’ in Spain

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Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Continue reading

Japan’s UNESCO heritage bid draws ire over past labor abuse

By ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press GUNKANJIMA, Japan (AP) — Of countless ghostly abandoned factories and mines in Japan, this fortress island near Nagasaki is among the most notorious. It is also a source of national pride. Continue reading

NATO: Coalition convoy targeted in suicide attack in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, police and a NATO official said. Police on the scene said casualties were expected. “It was a suicide car bomber, there are casualties but it is too early to know the extent of the damage,” said Kabul deputy police chief Sayed Gulagha Continue reading

Willis Group buying Towers Watson in $18B deal

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC is buying Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion Continue reading

Prosecutor: Beheading, French gas plant attack IS trademark

The suspect in the beheading of a businessman, Yassine Salhi, a towel over his head to mask his face, is escorted by police officers as they leave his home in Saint-Priest, outside the city of Lyon, central France, Sunday, June 28, 2015. A security official tells The Associated Press the move to his home aims to find his passport, to determine if he traveled abroad. The suspect allegedly crashed a truck into a U.S.-owned chemical warehouse on Friday, setting off an explosion, and hung his employer’s head on the factory’s gate. Continue reading

The Latest: Afghan ministry says 19 wounded in Kabul attack

Armored vehicles remain at the site of a blast targeting the NATO convoy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. It comes a week after an audacious attack on the nation’s parliament, which highlighted the ability of insurgents, who have been fighting to overthrow the Kabul government for almost 14 years, to enter the highly fortified capital to stage deadly attacks. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossasini) Associated Press June 30, 2015 | 6:40 a.m. Continue reading

Venezuela on Table When Obama Meets Brazilian President Rousseff

The two strongest economies in the Western Hemisphere will discuss one of its most precarious when Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff meets with President Barack Obama Tuesday at the White House. Continue reading

Egypt prepares for burial of slain prosecutor general

By BRIAN ROHAN, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — Egypt deployed heavy security forces across Cairo on Tuesday amid preparations for the burial of the country’s prosecutor general, killed in a car bombing the day before in the first assassination of a top Egyptian official in a quarter century. The body of Hisham Barakat, the top judicial official in charge of overseeing the prosecution of thousands of Islamists, including former President Mohammed Morsi, has been moved from the hospital to a mosque in the eastern suburb of Heliopolis for a funeral after noon prayers. Armored personnel carriers were positioned across the city, and additional checkpoints were set up Continue reading