Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian forces imposed an indefinite curfew Friday in a town in the Indian portion of Kashmir after firing tear gas and warning shots to disperse groups of Muslims and Hindus who clashed during Eid…

Cambodia postpones release of election results

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s state election body has postponed announcing final results from last month’s general election, a move that could at least temporarily ease the threat of violence triggered by opposition protests. The National Election…

Russian lawmaker is Putin’s conservative champion

MOSCOW (AP) — She has the sober demeanor and tightly wound bun of a boarding school headmistress. And she’s Vladimir Putin’s new morality crusader, spearheading efforts to curb gay rights, punish online cursing and impose a tax on…

New Ohio gas processing plant, pipeline planned

UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is getting its sixth natural gas processing plant tied to shale drilling — plus a new pipeline that will carry liquids to the Gulf Coast. T……

Spain to review train speeds after deadly crash

MADRID (AP) — A senior official says Spain will review speed limits and security systems throughout its rail network to avoid a repeat of a train crash that killed 79 people last month. Public Works Minister Ana Pastor…

NJ man faces fine for disrupting airport satellite

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man faces tens of thousands of dollars in fines after regulators say he interfered with a satellite system at one of the nation’s busiest airports while masking his whereabouts from his…

French industrial production shrinks again in June

PARIS (AP) — French industrial production continued to decline in June, widening the economic gap with Europe’s largest economy, Germany, and raising concerns about its ability to emerge from recession. France’s national statistical agency, INSEE, said in a…

Ohio teen gets probation in plot to kill parents

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio teenager who persuaded her boyfriend to kill her parents won’t go to prison if she stays out of trouble during court-ordered……

China promotes breast-feeding amid tainted milk

BEIJING (AP) — With her 1-day-old son propped against her in a hospital bed nursing, Qi Wenjuan says she has no desire to feed her child with infant formula. “I don’t trust baby formula,” the first-time mother said,…

Philippines says 23 rebels killed in a month

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says it killed three communist rebels in a clash in a province north of the capital, bringing the number of guerrillas who have died in combat in the past month to…

Ohio theme park announces plans for 15th coaster

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kings Island’s latest thrill ride — the longest inverted steel roller coaster in the world — is opening next spring. The southwest Ohio theme p……

Police looking for Pa. baby find shovel, car seat

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Court documents say police looking for a missing 7-month-old boy found a shovel and car seat in the trunk of a car used by the man accused of kidnapping him……

French farmers in egg-smashing rampage in Brittany

PARIS (AP) — French farmers are threatening to amplify a protest over low egg prices by smashing thousands of eggs on the streets and squares of France’s main poultry producing region of Brittany. The head of Brittany’s egg…

Edinburgh Zoo says panda Tian Tian may be pregnant

LONDON (AP) — Edinburgh Zoo says there are signs that one of its giant pandas may be pregnant. The zoo says nesting behavior and changes in hormone levels suggest Tian Tian could be expecting a cub — or…

Saudi police arrest 2 suspected al-Qaida militants

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested two foreign residents suspected of having contacts with al-Qaida’s offshoot in Yemen over imminent suicide attacks in the region. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted…

Study: Dolphins can problem solve like humans

GRASSY KEY, Fla. (AP) — A dog may be man’s best friend, but dolphins can imitate human actions, and even how they solve problems. When a dolphin has one of its senses blocked, it can use other senses…

Prosecution ends its Manning sentencing case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors are nearing the end of their sentencing case in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning. Just two witnesses remain on the government’s schedule for Friday’s session at Fort Meade, near Baltimore.…

Fla. murder suspect posted photo of wife’s body

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — The post to his Facebook friends was as chilling as the photograph that followed it. “Im going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife love you guys, miss you guys takecare…

Israel risks loss of EU funding over settlements

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s deputy foreign minister says Israel would rather forego a research partnership with the EU worth hundreds of millions of dollars than accept an anti-settlement clause as part of such a deal. New EU guidelines…

NY man pleads guilty in Paula Deen extortion case

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A New York man charged with trying to extort money from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen is scheduled to appear before a federal judge to change his plea. Thomas George Paculis was to appear…