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Migrants' bodies brought ashore as EU proposes doubling rescue effort

CATANIA, Italy/LUXEMBOURG - The European Union proposed doubling the size of its Mediterranean search and rescue operations on Monday, as the first bodies were brought ashore of as many as 900 people feared killed in the deadliest known shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe. | Video

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Struggling to remember the name of Jeb Bush's super PAC? Here's why

NEW YORK - It's hard to remember whether Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush's super PAC is called America Rising or Right to Rise. The independent political group will likely raise hundreds of millions of dollars to back the former Florida governor's bid for the White House, but it's not meant to attract attention.

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With a prince's backing, James Murdoch may soon ascend at Fox

- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built.

Air strike on missile base in Yemen capital kills 25, wounds hundreds

SANAA - An air strike on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400 on Monday, state news agency Saba said. | Video

Stocks firm after China stimulus, euro hit by Greek anxiety

TOKYO - Asian stocks were firm on Tuesday after China's latest step to prop up its faltering economy lifted global equities, while the euro was pressured on growing worries a cash-strapped Greece may default on its debt.

Greece, China 1:37am EDT

Oil prices dip as U.S. stockpiles seen rising

SINGAPORE - Oil prices dipped slightly on Tuesday but remained near a 2015 peak reached last week as expectations of another rise in U.S. stockpiles and near-record-high Saudi Arabian output were balanced by rising tension in the Middle East.

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Sudan's president cancels trip to Indonesia

JAKARTA - Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir at the last minute canceled a trip to Indonesia for a summit this week, a government official said, in what would have been his first trip outside of Africa or the Middle East in nearly four years.