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Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July
VIENNA (AP) -- Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats said....

In razing homes, Israel revives tough punishment
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive....

Israel minister: New law could break up government
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's justice minister said Monday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end of his government and the holding of early elections....

Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down
ROME (AP) -- Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor....

Fear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast....

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack....

Floods kill at least 17 in southern Morocco
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Days of unusually heavy rains pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 17 people and left 18 missing, according to Interior Ministry....

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's interior minister said Monday that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms....

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's interior minister says four priests have been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse....

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
SYDNEY (AP) -- A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday....

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