The Latest: 2 Indiana hopefuls will seek return to CongressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):
U.S. says backs resumption of China-Philippines talks on South China Sea
By Simon Webb and Manuel Mogato VIENTIANE (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he supported the resumption of talks between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, following an international court ruling against Beijing over the dispute earlier this month. China did not participate in and has refused to accept the July 12 ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, based in The Hague, in which U.S. ally Manila won an emphatic legal victory. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi had asked Kerry to lend his support for bilateral talks to restart between Manila and Beijing in a meeting between the two in the Laos capital of Vientiane on Monday.
In break from Trump, Paul Ryan defends NATO, trade dealsMILWAUKEE (AP) ? House Speaker Paul Ryan vigorously defended the role of NATO and the importance of the United States leading the creation of free-trade agreements on Tuesday, breaking from positions taken by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
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One of France church attackers was charged for terror link: probe source
One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest's throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said. The assailant, who was known to France's anti-terrorism police, tried twice to go to Syria in 2015, the source told AFP.
Deutsche Boerse shareholders back London Stock Exchange merger
The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to create a new global player. Earlier this month Deutsche Boerse lowered the threshold for shareholder support needed for the tie-up to 60 percent from 75 percent, removing a potential spanner in the works for the deal following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The 60-percent level was breached several hours before the midnight deadline, Deutsche Boerse said in a statement.
VW gets preliminary approval for US diesel settlement
A federal judge in California granted preliminary approval on Tuesday to a $14.7 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal. At the close of a hearing in San Francisco, US District Judge Charles Breyer praised the "enormous effort" made by both sides. "There's been an enormous effort to achieve a series of goals," said Breyer.
Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94
NEW YORK (AP) ? James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.
No typical salmon run: Fish spills across Alaska highway
2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) ? Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars Tuesday outside the office of the U.N.'s mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said.