AP documents 72 mass graves in territory freed of IS
HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting bulldozer. For six days he watched as IS filled one grave after another with his friends and neighbors.
EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.
France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war, a day after a U.S. official warned that clashes between Turkish troops and Kurdish forces would detract from the fight against the Islamic State group.
State funeral in Amatrice to honor 37 quake victims
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews worked through the rain in Italy's earthquake zone to build a tent complex to host a state funeral Tuesday, as prosecutors took preliminary measures to sequester buildings that crumbled despite being renovated with public anti-seismic funds.