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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 11:12 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " Belgian riot police fired a water cannon at protesters Tuesday after fighting broke out at the end of a major anti-austerity demonstration attended by tens of thousands of people in central Brussels. At least one policeman and several protesters were injured. The demonstration was called to protest against the center-right government's social and economic policies, which trade unions say cut deep into the foundations of Belgium's welfare state. At the end of a...

Updated at 11:06 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically...

Updated at 11:02 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " The archbishop of Dublin is hoping Pope Francis will visit Northern Ireland as well as Dublin to mark the next edition of the Catholic Church's big family rally. While Francis hasn't committed to attending the August...

Updated at 10:56 AM

HELSINKI (AP) " American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year's euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in "directed evolution," which has helped sustainable development and clean technology...

Updated at 10:49 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " A senior Afghan Taliban figure says the death of their leader in a U.S. drone strike last week could make the movement stronger and unify their ranks. Mullah Mohammad Ghous, a foreign minister during the Taliban's...

Updated at 10:29 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP) " Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday that apps are the future of television and that the company wants to help change the entertainment industry. Cook was speaking at a meeting of tech and other startups in Amsterdam, two months...

Updated at 10:14 AM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) " President Barack Obama on Tuesday pressed Vietnam to allow greater freedoms for its citizens, arguing that better human rights would improve the communist country's economy, stability and regional power. On his second...

Updated at 10:10 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) " India has successfully tested its first small space shuttle as part of its efforts to make low-cost reusable spacecraft. The Indian Space Research Organization said the shuttle lifted off on a rocket from a launch pad in...

Posted at 9:15 AM

Remarkably, despite new, more-secure booking systems and stern warnings against wiring money, a solution remains elusive. Clever criminals pretending to own rental property continue to prey on clueless travelers.

Updated at 9:09 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Latest on the violence in Syria a day after deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group targeted government strongholds (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Russian military says it has called for a 72-hour...

Updated at 9:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized. Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated...

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