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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - A radical al-Qaida-linked preacher deported from Britain pleaded not guilty to terrorism charges at the start of his trial Tuesday in one of two terror cases against him before a Jordanian military court.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.
DETROIT (AP) - Torrents of water spew from broken pipes in Detroit's Crosman School, cascading down stairs before pooling on the warped tile of what was once a basketball court.
BEIJING (AP) - A dozen residents of a central Chinese city protested the demolition of their homes by drinking pesticide in Beijing in a desperate bid for attention that underscores the failures of a decades-old petitioning system.
WASHINGTON - Congressional negotiators Tuesday reached a deal to keep the government running for nearly two more years, a rare bipartisan agreement that should ease the threat of automatic spending cuts.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."
WASHINGTON - Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 27-year-old Southern California man who admitted hacking into hundreds of social media and email accounts to get women to pose naked for him has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.
DETROIT - Mary Barra has spent the last three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A judge has awarded nearly $80 million to the family of a New Mexico woman who died in 2002 when a tractor-trailer struck her car and buried it in sand, suffocating the woman as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically tried to dig her out.
McALESTER, Okla. - Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a man who was convicted of killing two women - one 83, the other 93.
JERUSALEM (AP) - A Dutch water company says it has cut ties with Israel's national water carrier over its operations in the West Bank.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend a memorial honoring Nelson Mandela.
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) - He survived three days in a sunken tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and was hailed as a miracle survivor, but now the Nigerian faces nightmares and questions on whether he used black magic.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark's foreign minister says he is resigning after doctors uncovered a blood clot in his heart.
PARIS (AP) - Military analysts say French forces trying to disarm fighters in Central African Republic must be smart, careful and quick about handing the lead to multinational African peacekeepers.
BERLIN (AP) - A court in Germany has dismissed a civil case brought by relatives of some of the 91 Afghans killed in a NATO airstrike four years ago.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - Slovenia says it has enough funds to shore up its indebted banks without having to resort to an international bailout.
MILAN (AP) - An Italian industrialist's company says it is suing Silvio Berlusconi's holding company for 30 million euros ($41 million) on top of the nearly 500 million euros it was previously awarded.
CAIRO (AP) - Three judges presiding over the trial of Egypt's senior Muslim Brotherhood members have stepped down after the defendants disrupted the proceedings and chanted against the judiciary.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The Bosnian prosecutor's office says it is investigating who is at fault after the European Union halved the country's funding because its squabbling leaders have not changed the constitution to allow more rights for minorities.
BERLIN (AP) - German police say one person has been killed and at least five others injured when a crane collapsed onto a supermarket in western Germany.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - State-run media in Saudi Arabia say a court has convicted a man of being an al-Qaida operative and plotting the assassination of senior state officials, and sentenced him to 16 years in prison.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's chief justice has stepped down after a high-profile career during which he was praised for protecting democracy but also criticized for judicial overreach.
LONDON (AP) - Britain's highest court has ruled in favor of a woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, "the last great liberator of the 20th century."