Obama to unveil more ambitious climate change plan

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will unveil on Monday the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants as he aims to cement his legacy on climate change, a senior administration official said.

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Germans fret over Europe's future but still believe

BRUSSELS - The battle for Europe will be won or lost in Germany.

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Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east Turkey

ISTANBUL - The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

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Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paper

ATHENS - Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions.

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Biden, aides talking with supporters about possible presidential run: NYT

WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden, inspired in part by his late son, has been holding meetings at his Washington home to discuss challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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U.N. peacekeeper killed in clashes in Central African Republic: spokesman

BANGUI - At least one soldier with the U.N. peackeeping mission in Central African Republic was killed on Sunday during clashes with armed assailants in a northern neighborhood of the capital Bangui, a spokesman for the mission said.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub.


United States, Egypt begin first strategic dialogue since 2009

CAIRO - The United States and Egypt took a step toward repairing the cracks in their relationship on Sunday when they launched their first strategic dialogue since 2009 on a wide range of topics including human rights and an Islamist insurgency in Egypt.