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Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation - Arizona Daily Sun
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials. Reversing their earlier support for designer Kenjiro Sano against ...
Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border - Arizona Daily Sun
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a ...
Taiwan swipe card with porn star image sells out in 4 hours - Arizona Daily Sun
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A special edition swipe card for Taiwan's mass transit featuring the clothed image of a Japanese porn star sold out within hours overnight via a telephone hotline, despite a storm of opposition. Taiwan's EasyCard Corp. said on its ...
Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces - Arizona Daily Sun
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to hit back amid a prolonged offensive against them.
Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises to 2 - Arizona Daily Sun
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to two on Tuesday when another National Guard officer died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, the interior minister said. Nationalist protesters clashed with police and ...
Hungary shuts down rail traffic for westward-bound migrants - Arizona Daily Sun
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary suspended all traffic from its main rail terminal Tuesday and cleared the station of hundreds of migrants trying to board trains for Austria and Germany — the hoped-for end destinations in their flight from Mideast turmoil.
Death toll in Spanish fireworks factory blast raised to 6 - Arizona Daily Sun
MADRID (AP) — Spanish officials have raised the number of people killed in a huge firework factory explosion in northeastern Spain to six after the body of a missing man was found. A regional Interior Ministry spokesman said the body was found early ...
Greek coast guard finds weapons shipment on cargo ship - Arizona Daily Sun
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a coast guard special unit raid has found a shipment of weapons on board a foreign-flagged cargo ship sailing near the southern island of Crete. The coast guard said Tuesday the ship is being taken to a port ...
The Latest: Spain won't commit to taking in more migrants - Arizona Daily Sun
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET): 12:30 p.m. Spain's conservative prime minister says his country is open to spreading out arriving refugees among ...
Southern New Jersey man digs up live cannonball in backyard - Arizona Daily Sun
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard. Police say the Lower Township man was digging behind his West Bates Avenue ...
From 'Everest' to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest - Arizona Daily Sun
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner — the feast of fall film festivals. The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed later in September by movie extravaganzas in Toronto and New ...
Merkel makes vague warning on Catalan independence plan - Arizona Daily Sun
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union treaties guarantee the integrity and sovereignty of member nations, a diplomatic warning to separatist politicians in the Spanish region of Catalonia who plan to declare independence if ...
SC's Graham filing papers for home state Republican primary - Arizona Daily Sun
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Lindsey Graham is making his presidential campaign official in his home state. On Tuesday, Graham is making a stop at the state Republican Party headquarters in Columbia, where he'll file his paperwork for the GOP ...
Iranian Guard chief says US 'still the Great Satan' - Arizona Daily Sun
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard is saying the U.S. is still the "Great Satan" as local media is reporting police have raided shops distributing American, Israeli and British apparel. The comments by Gen. Mohammad Ali ...
Press group urges Philippines to protect journalists - Arizona Daily Sun
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists urged Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday to act to stop attacks against the press in the country after three journalists were killed recently. Shawn Crispin, the group's ...