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

BALTIMORE - Baltimore residents on Tuesday began cleaning up the wreckage from rioting and fires that erupted after the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died after suffering a spinal injury in police custody. | Video

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'Flash crash' accused trader due back in court after failing to raise bail

LONDON - Navinder Sarao, the British trader accused of helping provoke the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash", is due to appear in a London court on Wednesday after failing to raise the bail needed to secure his release from custody, a court official said.

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Tsipras presses for May debt deal, says referendum possible

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday he was confident of an outline deal with international creditors within two weeks, after shaking up his negotiating team and sidelining his finance minister who has infuriated euro zone partners.

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

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it would hear an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him issued by prosecutors who want to question him over allegations of sexual assault.

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Saudi Arabia arrests 93 Islamic State suspects: state news agency

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia has arrested 93 people suspected of belonging to the Sunni Muslim militant group Islamic State, including at least 65 Saudi nationals, the interior ministry said in a statement carried on the official Saudi Press Agency on Tuesday.

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Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of 'threat of war'

KIEV - Ukraine's leader warned on Tuesday that a war with pro-Russian separatists could still break out again as its military said the rebels had greatly stepped up attacks and widened the area of their operations despite a ceasefire.