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Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

September 16, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslide... more »»

Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slums

September 16, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — They huddle in a tight circle, shaking seed-filled maracas and shuffling in time to a rhythm that has pulsed through their tribes for generations. more »»

Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

September 16, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from... more »»

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

September 16, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and... more »»

6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

September 16, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between... more »»

Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

September 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the... more »»

Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the... more »»

Sierra Leone: WHO too slow to help doc with Ebola

September 15, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being "sluggish" in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be... more »»

Jean Paul Gaultier to stop making ready-to-wear

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — The house of Jean Paul Gaultier has announced that it is stopping women's and men's ready-to-wear collections. more »»

Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. more »»

Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militias

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Unidentified warplanes conducted four airstrikes on Monday near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, leaving one dead and five wounded, a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias and... more »»

Kerry to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iraq

September 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to New York this week to chair a meeting of the United National Security Council on Iraq. more »»

Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

September 15, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people until late at night. more »»

700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

September 15, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wrecked in the past week, possibly killing 700... more »»

Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

September 15, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Worn out but smiling, a prominent Egyptian activist facing retrial on a 15-year prison sentence for violating a draconian protest law walked out of a Cairo prison Monday after a cour... more »»

Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

September 15, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and... more »»

Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

September 15, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families fight over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendu. more »»

Air France strike amid Europe's low-cost shakeup

September 15, 2014

PARIS (AP) — Air France canceled at least half its flights around the world on Monday as pilots began a weeklong strike, highlighting the trouble Europe's flagship airlines face in keeping up wit... more »»

Democracy? No, Afghans say, after vote count ends

September 15, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month-long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations continue over the country's future political power structure,... more »»

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

September 15, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or musi. more »»

 
 

 

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