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Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu


JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.

World, Israel 7:05am EDT

Fighting, airstrikes throughout Yemen as dialogue remains distant


ADEN - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country. | Video

World, Yemen 7:20am EDT

Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina: newspaper


BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday.

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Air Canada flight slides off Halifax runway, 23 injured

TORONTO - An Air Canada flight crash landed in the east coast city of Halifax and went off the runway early on Sunday, local media reported, with the airline confirming 23 passengers and crew suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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World powers intensify Iran nuclear talks, Israel hopes for failure


LAUSANNE, Switzerland - World powers intensified nuclear talks with Iran on Sunday, two days before a deadline for reaching a framework deal, but Israel expressed cautious hope the negotiations would collapse.

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Tens of thousands of Tunisians march after Bardo attack

TUNIS - Tens of thousands of Tunisians marched through the capital in a show of solidarity against Islamist militants on Sunday, hours after the government said its forces had killed nine members of a group suspected of carrying out this month's deadly Bardo Museum attack.

World, Tunisia 7:23am EDT

Even before any 'Brexit' vote, UK losing sway in Europe


BRUSSELS - After decades of punching above its weight in Europe, Britain's influence in the European Union is waning, even before we know whether a promised referendum on "Brexit" will go ahead.

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Singapore stands still as nation bids farewell to founding father Lee


SINGAPORE - Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honor its "founding father". | Video

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French local election runoff tests far-right strength


PARIS - Voting started in France on Sunday to elect thousands of local councillors in a test of the far-right National Front's growing hold on grassroots politics.

World, France 6:32am EDT

Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture: paper


BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on Saturday. | Video


Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.