Baltimore smolders after riot over black man's police-custody death

BALTIMORE - Firefighters on Tuesday battled building fires in Baltimore sparked by rioting that erupted after the funeral Monday of a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in police custody | Video

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Sweden's Supreme Court says will hear Assange appeal over arrest warrant

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would hear a legal appeal from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him.

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Houthis and tribesmen battle in central Yemen, at least 15 dead

CAIRO - At least 15 people were killed in heavy fighting between Houthi fighters and tribesmen in the oil-producing Marib province in central Yemen, tribal and medical sources said on Tuesday, as Saudi-led air strikes against the Iran-allied militia continued.

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China 'extremely concerned' by ASEAN statement on disputed sea

BEIJING - China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it was "extremely concerned" after leaders of Southeast Asian countries expressed worry about land reclamation and navigational freedom in the disputed South China Sea.

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Special Report: For UK political donors, an unintended tax break

LONDON - Some of Britain's biggest political donors, including a dozen senior lawmakers, have benefited from a little-noticed loophole that lets them avoid tax on millions of pounds in donations to political parties, a Reuters analysis has found.

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U.S. Stocks cool ahead of Fed, pound skids on disappointing GDP

LONDON - World shares shuffled away from all-time highs on Tuesday as surging Chinese stocks took a breather and investors began to retreat to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

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Two projectiles hit Israeli-occupied Golan, no casualties

JERUSALEM - Two projectiles hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, causing no casualties, Israeli military sources said, describing the incident as apparent errant fire from Syria's civil war.