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  • Apple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'

    Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."

  • 72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crash

    More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline, attorneys for the passengers and airline said in a court filing Tuesday.

  • US pushes back on Venezuela's order to slash embassy staff

    The United States on Tuesday pushed back against Venezuela's demand for a dramatic cut in the American diplomatic mission in Caracas.

  • Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage

    The Alabama Supreme Court is ordering the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

  • Survivor testifies about 2 friends stabbed, bound, drowned

    A man who survived being beaten, bound, stabbed in the neck and kicked into the Schuylkill River took the stand in a hearing Tuesday and described the night his two friends lost their lives.

  • Judge rules man will be tried in Kansas Jewish site killings

    A white supremacist accused of gunning down three people at Jewish sites in Kansas will go on trial for capital murder, a judge ruled Tuesday.

  • UAE wins toss, bowls in World Cup Pool B match vs Pakistan

    United Arab Emirates won the toss and sent Pakistan in to bat Wednesday in a Cricket World Cup Pool B match that could be pivotal for both teams.

  • Brazil: Inquiry sought for politicians in graft scandal

    Brazil's attorney general on Tuesday asked the nation's Supreme Court for permission to investigate 54 people, the majority top political figures, for alleged involvement in what prosecutors say is the country's largest corruption scandal yet uncovered.

  • Mother slams Cleveland for blaming boy for his own death

    The mother of a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by Cleveland police said Tuesday that the city was disrespectful of her son by suggesting he died as a result of his own actions.

  • France skeptical of fighting freeze in Syria's largest city

    France says it's skeptical that a freeze in fighting in parts of Syria's largest city Aleppo will ever happen and is blaming President Bashar Assad's government.

  • Woman who threw shoe at Hillary Clinton to stay in Arizona

    A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a speech the former secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has been sentenced to one year of federal supervision in her home state of Arizona, her defense attorney said Tuesday.

  • Agents target industry helping Chinese women have US babies

    Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.

  • Yemeni leader proposes Riyadh as venue for talks with rebels

    Yemen's president on Tuesday proposed the Saudi capital of Riyadh as a possible venue for the resumption of U.N.-sponsored talks with Shiite rebels who have seized Yemen's own capital, Sanaa.

  • AP Analysis: US on sidelines of key Iraqi battle against IS

    Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribes have joined Iraq's military in a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, while the U.S.-led coalition has remained on the sidelines.

  • Pentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentCom

    A U.S. military officer's media briefing about plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul, including its expected timing, amounted to a mistaken disclosure of "military secrets," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.

  • Southeast Asian Buddhist and Muslim leaders meet

    A high-level summit of Buddhist and Muslim leaders opened in Yogyakarta on Tuesday aimed at strengthening cooperation to combat religious extremism.

  • EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans

    EU-Russian relations took a further dip on Tuesday when the European Union strongly condemned Moscow for banning Polish and Latvian officials from entering the country to attend the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.

  • Indian state bans beef, introduces jail time for possession

    India's western state of Maharashtra has introduced a ban on beef so strict that even possession could land you in jail for five years, media reports and the chief minister said Tuesday.

  • Myanmar bar owner says N. Zealander responsible for Buddha ad

    The Myanmar owner of a Yangon bar accused of insulting Buddhism in a drinks promotion told the court Tuesday the New Zealand bar manager was responsible for the offending ad that could see them jailed for up to four years.

  • Rare 'alien of the deep' goblin shark found in Australia

    A rare sea creature described as an "alien of the deep" has been found off Australia and delivered to a museum which Tuesday showed off its fleshy snout, nail-like teeth and flabby pink body.

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