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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....

China concerned over Paris Asian community clash with police
PARIS (AP) -- Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home injured three police officers and led to the arrest of 35 protesters, authorities said Tuesday....

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....

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 two weeks after two U.N. experts and their colleagues disappeared there, the government said Tuesday....

French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs
PARIS (AP) -- The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed....

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack
PARIS (AP) -- A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time....

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Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Myanmar's armed Rohingya militants deny terrorist links

Lawyer: Art dealer accepts prized coffin's return to Turkey

Latin America/Caribbean
Priest killed in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Nayarit

Middle East
Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians