Tens of thousands march for ousted Egyptian leader

CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood massed in main squares in several cities on Friday, waving pictures of Mohammed Morsi and chanting that the head of the military is a “traitor,” stepping…

Iran calls on UAE not to deport its nationals

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian news agency says the foreign minister has called on the United Arab Emirates not to deport its nationals. The Iranian media has reported that the UAE has repatriated an unspecified number of…

55-carat diamond goes on temporary view in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare 19th century 55-carat diamond has gone on temporary view at New York’s American Museum of Natural History. The Kimberley Diamond gets its name from the mine in South Africa where it was…
Pedro Passos Coelho

Portuguese leaders seeking economic consensus

Portugal’s main political parties pledged Friday to try to negotiate a joint economic strategy that aims to spare the country a second international bailout.…
Barack Obama, John Boehner

Immigration mired, early Term II wins elude Obama

The uncertainty over immigration overhaul in the U.S. House has dimmed the White House’s hopes for a summertime achievement and left President Barack Obama still in search of a marquee legislative accomplishment to mark his second term.…

Boeing stock tumbles after fire on 787 Dreamliner

LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport says it has suspended arrival and departures because of a fire on an empty plane parked at a remote stand. The airport says in a tweet that there are no passengers aboard the…

Ga. city spars with national gun control group

ATLANTA (AP) — A tiny Georgia city and a national gun control group are facing off in a legal battle over a city ordinance requiring gun ownership, with the constitutionality of the law and broader messages about gun…

To watch abortion debate, rules of decorum apply

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate requires everyone who enters the chamber to follow rules of decorum, the most basic of which is not to disrupt the senators at work. During the June 25 vote on proposed…

UK police investigate explosion near mosque

LONDON (AP) — An explosion near a mosque in central England is being treated as suspected terrorism, British police said Friday. No injuries were reported. Residents in the town of Tipton reported hearing a loud bang and finding…