Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison
JERUSALEM (AP) ? Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.
Gunman, 7 other soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shootingTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ? A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry said.
The Latest on weather: Houston-area dam evacuations lifted
The movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes
CANNES, France (AP) ? The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status is measured, came down to the importance of a few inches.
Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) ? In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is more than 2 million barrels a day.
Greece says wants to make debt payments but needs aid urgently
By Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece intends to make good on its debt obligations but needs aid urgently to be able to do so, the government said on Monday, after several senior officials insisted Athens had no money to pay a loan installment falling due next week. It must repay four loans totaling 1.6 billion euros to the International Monetary Fund next month, starting with a 300 million euro payment on June 5 that is seen as the next crunch point for state coffers. Athens has the money to make monthly wage and pension payments this week, government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis told a news conference.
Tunisia defense minister says 7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 others injuredTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ? Tunisia defense minister says 7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 others injured.
Tanzania to pick new president, parliament on Oct. 25: officials
Tanzanians will pick a new president and parliament on Oct. 25, officials said on Monday, in a national election likely to be dominated by the ruling party despite rising anger at poverty and corruption. President Jakaya Kikwete is due to step down from the helm of east Africa's second-biggest economy after two terms -- the limit set out in the constitution. Tanzania's main opposition parties have promised to unite behind a single presidential candidate to replace him.
Anti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona