Lawyers say Johnny Depp's wife gave statement to police
South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.
Actor convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of wife
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their two young sons.
Icahn takes 'large' stake in Botox maker Allergan
Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed Tuesday a big stake in Botox maker Allergan, voicing confidence in the Ireland-based company's chief executive. "We have recently acquired a large position in Allergan and are very supportive of CEO Brent Saunders," Icahn said in a brief statement. Shares in Allergan dipped 0.2 percent in afternoon trade to $235.54.
Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) ? Mohamed Abdelaziz, the head and co-founder of the Polisario Front independence movement in the Western Sahara, died Tuesday after a long illness, the group said. He was in his late 60s.
Iraq faces tough IS resistance on Fallujah fringes
Iraqi forces faced tough resistance from the Islamic State group Tuesday as they attempted to enter the centre of Fallujah, where there were mounting fears for thousands of trapped civilians. A day after announcing a push into the jihadist stronghold, forces led by Iraq's elite counter-terrorism service had some way to go before retaking the city. After thrusting toward Fallujah from three directions on Monday, their biggest advance was from the south, where they pushed into the suburb of Naimiyah.
Paris plans refugee camp as migrant deaths spike
The Paris mayor unveiled plans Tuesday for a refugee camp in the French capital as the migrant crisis took on an ever-more deadly turn with 2,500 drowned in the Mediterranean so far this year. With Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II peaking for a second consecutive year, the UN refugee agency said some 204,000 people had crossed the Mediterranean to the continent since January. "I emphasise that that figure is a conservative estimate," UNHCR spokesman William Spindler told reporters, with a number of small children reportedly among the dead.
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Family of 3 Americans slain in Serbia demands justiceBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) ? The family of three American citizens killed during fighting in Serbia in 1999 said Tuesday the Balkan country's prime minister has failed on his promises to bring the suspects to justice despite repeated pledges to do so.
Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee
RICHMOND, Texas (AP) ? Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.