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Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

October 1, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and... more »»

Philippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos family

October 1, 2014

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as it tries to recover 156 artworks — including ones by Van Gogh,... more »»

NATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve of

October 1, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's new chief is calling on Russia to comply with international law, but says there's now a chance for improved relations between Moscow and the West. more »»

3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

October 1, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide. more »»

Karadzic: I am not linked to wartime atrocities

October 1, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insisted Wednesday that U.N. more »»

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

October 1, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.. more »»

Syria blasts at school kill 17, including 10 kids

October 1, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin bombings near a school in central Syria killed at least 17 people on Wednesday, including 10 children, as gruesome images appeared on social media networks purported t... more »»

Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

October 1, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U. more »»

Ireland unit seeking secret IRA graves finds body

October 1, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — Forensic experts searching for the long-hidden graves of Irish Republican Army victims found the remains Wednesday of a body during a month-long search, the latest in a long line of... more »»

Protesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildings

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions,... more »»

UN: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

October 1, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not... more »»

Japan's Shinkansen bullet train turns 50

October 1, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky. more »»

Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48

October 1, 2014

OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. more »»

Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National Day

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's embattled leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day. more »»

Karadzic closing his defense in UN genocide trial

October 1, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insisted Wednesday that United Nations prosecutors do not have "a shred of evidence" linking him to atrocities throughout... more »»

Algeria's ailing president absent amid crises

October 1, 2014

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The silence of Algeria's ailing president since the kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker by Islamic State-inspired militants has ignited new concerns over his health... more »»

Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet with protesters who threatened to expand pro-democracy... more »»

Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

October 1, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. more »»

Mexico announces homicide charges in army killings

October 1, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors announced homicide charges Tuesday against three soldiers in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, challenging the army's... more »»

Snapshots from the protest streets in Hong Kong

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — At first the students sat outside Hong Kong's government complex. more »»

 
 
 

 

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