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Haiti police face crucial test with UN drawdown

November 17, 2014

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Their new uniforms clean and crisp, the Haitian officers chat with street vendors and school kids as they stroll through a neighborhood of the dense capital, a... more »»

Japan slides into recession as tax hike takes toll

November 17, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy unexpectedly shrank in the third quarter as housing and business investment declined following a tax hike, dragging the country into a recession and further clouding... more »»

Bird flu confirmed at Dutch, UK farms

November 17, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government on Sunday banned the transport of poultry and eggs throughout the country after confirming an outbreak of bird flu at a chicken farm. more »»

Islamic State beheads US aid worker Peter Kassig

November 17, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has beheaded Peter Kassig, releasing a video Sunday showing a masked militant standing over the severed head of a man it said was the former U.S. more »»

Romania's prime minister concedes defeat in runoff

November 17, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in Bucharest to celebrate after Romania's prime minister conceded defeat Sunday night in an extremely close presidential runoff against an... more »»

Islamic State beheads US aid worker Peter Kassig

November 16, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group released a video Sunday of a masked militant standing over a severed head it claimed was Peter Kassig, a former U.S. more »»

Suicide bomber kills 13 in northeastern Nigeria

November 16, 2014

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A female suicide bomber set off an explosion in northeastern Nigeria on Sunday killing 13 people and injuring 65, police said. more »»

Romania's prime minister concedes defeat in runoff

November 16, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's prime minister has conceded defeat in an extremely close presidential runoff to an ethnic German Transylvanian mayor. more »»

Exit polls: Romania presidential runoff very close

November 16, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's presidential runoff election was extremely tight, according to exit polls Sunday, with a prime minister promising stability and a city mayor vowing to fight... more »»

US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola 'extremely ill'

November 16, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said.

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Police say Israeli man stabbed in Jerusalem

November 16, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli man was stabbed in Jerusalem on Sunday, apparently by a Palestinian assailant, police said. more »»

Mali on high alert with new Ebola cluster

November 16, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — It all started with a sick nurse, whose positive test for Ebola came only after her death. In a busy clinic that treats Mali's elite as well as wounded U.N. more »»

Comet scientists take break after 4 straight days

November 16, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that its scientists are taking a bit of a break after working for four days around the clock since the pioneering lander Philae touched down on a comet. more »»

Nigerian army says it has regained town of Chibok

November 16, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian army has regained control of Chibok, the northeastern town where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Islamic extremists more than six months ago,... more »»

New video of MH17 downing shows alarm in Ukraine

November 16, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press has obtained video that shows how close the burning... more »»

UK's Cameron condemns Islamic State as 'depraved'

November 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the Islamic State group as a "depraved organization" after the extremists released a video claiming to show that militants have... more »»

Video: Islamic State group beheads US aid worker

November 16, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamic State group video released Sunday purports to show extremists beheading a dozen Syrian soldiers and ends with a militant claiming to have killed U.S. more »»

Bombs kill 5 across Baghdad, Iraq officials say

November 16, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of explosions in Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded nearly 20 on Sunday, including a bombing claimed by the Islamic State militant group near the Baghdad... more »»

Pope decries tensions over immigrants in Europe

November 16, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says sharp tensions in European cities over immigrants could get worse unless authorities, citizens and the newcomers sit down and discuss their prejudices. more »»

Russian president denies he fled summit pressure

November 16, 2014

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia's escalating aggression... more »»

 
 
 

 

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