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World Video Game Hall of Fame names 2017 finalists
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The World Video Game Hall of Fame's 2017 finalists span decades and electronic platforms, from the 1981 arcade classic "Donkey Kong" that launched Mario's plumbing career to the 2006 living room hit "Wii Sports," that made gamers out of grandparents....

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State group, Amnesty International said Tuesday....

Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor....

Police killing exposes anger, fear of Chinese in France
PARIS (AP) -- Chinese immigrants and China's government are protesting a police killing in Paris that prompted violent street clashes and exposed the fears and frustrations of France's large Asian community....

EU commissioner calls on Hungary to comply with asylum rules
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect Tuesday, with the European Union's commissioner for migration saying that it needs to comply with the bloc's rules....

Jailing in Russia of Navalny staff 'attempt to disrupt'
MOSCOW (AP) -- The jailing of a dozen people working for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was "an obvious attempt to disrupt" his anti-corruption work following major nationwide protests, a spokeswoman for his organization said Tuesday....

Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria
MOSCOW (AP) -- A senior Russian general on Tuesday accused the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State of targeting Syria's infrastructure - including a key dam - in territory held by the Sunni extremist group....

For Turkish president, referendum on power is a big gamble
ISTANBUL (AP) -- In a slick online video, 22-year-old Turkish student Ali Gul sits in front a drum kit and framed artwork while making tart remarks about Turkey's political leadership. He wraps up by musing that he'll probably get arrested if the video goes viral....

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province, the government said Tuesday, and are suspected to be those of U.N. experts who disappeared there two weeks ago with colleagues....

US researchers: Images hint NKorea may be readying nuke test
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. researchers who monitor North Korea say satellite imagery shows possible preparations for an underground nuclear test explosion....

World Video
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Africa
South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

Asia
Myanmar's armed Rohingya militants deny terrorist links

Europe
Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

Latin America/Caribbean
Puerto Rico man bit off head of girlfriend's dog

Middle East
Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria