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  • Bodies of 5 men found inside car in Brazil slum

    16 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police have found the bodies of five men inside a car abandoned in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro. At least one body was decapitated. Police say in an email that they're ...

  • Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?

    17 hours ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards? The tongue-in-cheek American Mustache Institute says it will unveil its ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 11:46 a.m. EDT

    17 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Woman in zombie costume charged twice with DWI DNA from toilet leads police to burglary suspect Police chase naked suspect, capture him in pants Man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charge Alaska mayor vetoes law aimed at ...

  • AP Top International News At 11:39 a.m. EDT

    17 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset 10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola Bodies of 48 Sunni tribal fighters found in Iraq ...

  • US condemns renewed violence in South Sudan

    18 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States is condemning the latest violence to hit South Sudan, which the U.S. says is the fault of rebel fighters who launched attacks in and around an oil town. South Sudan has suffered massive ...

  • Bodies of 48 Sunni tribal fighters found in Iraq

    18 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi official says authorities have found the bodies of 48 Sunni tribesmen killed by the Islamic State group in the restive western province of Anbar. Faleh al-Issawi, a councilman in the Anbar provincial government, says the ...

  • Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness

    19 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) SINGAPORE (AP) — Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money — and the stuff it buys — brings happiness. Levels of self-reported well-being in fast-growing nations like Indonesia, China and Malaysia now rival those ...

  • Zambia: President's body to return Saturday

    19 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The Zambian government says the body of President Michael Sata, who died in London after a long illness, will be flown to Zambia on Saturday. Cabinet secretary Roland Msiska also said Thursday that Sata will be ...

  • Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes

    19 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says rival militias and armed groups in Libya are committing "mounting war crimes" with impunity. In a new report released Thursday, it accuses fighters of having complete disregard for civilian lives, saying militants have fired ...

  • AP Top Business News At 9:47 a.m. EDT

    19 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) US stocks are mixed in early trading Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay' US economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in Q3 After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom — and glut MasterCard thrives in 3Q as Americans spend again ...

  • NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

    19 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — NATO's new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe. Jens Stoltenberg says while NATO is not back on Cold War terms ...

  • Kansas prairie park preserves vanishing tallgrass

    19 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) STRONG CITY, Kan. (AP) — Stand here in a field of tall, windblown grass and wildflowers, and twirl around like a child. It's like being inside a prairie snow globe: You're surrounded by a sea of green, brown and yellow ...

  • Parents of Mexico missing meet with president

    19 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 missing teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared, apparently handed over to a drug gang by city police more than a month ago. ...

  • Group says militants killed 600 Iraqi prisoners

    20 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group says Islamic State militants carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi prison inmates when they seized the country's second-largest city of Mosul in June. Human Rights Watch said Thursday that some ...

  • Milosevic's widow ridicules EU lifting sanctions

    20 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Slobodan Milosevic's exiled widow has ridiculed the European Union's decision to lift a 15-year freeze on assets of the former Serbian strongman, saying that the family has no property outside Serbia. The EU earlier this week ...

  • AP Interview: Syrian official slams Turkey's role

    20 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad's political adviser has accused Turkey of committing "aggression" against his country by allowing rebels to cross into the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani. Bouthaina Shaaban said in an interview with The ...

  • Viral video documents New York street harassment

    20 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said. The comments come continuously as the ...

  • AP Top International News At 7:45 a.m. EDT

    21 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola Protesters break into Burkina Faso parliament Ebola: Danger in Sierra ...

  • UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition

    21 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — A British court says a former Libyan military commander can sue the U.K. government for its alleged role in his detention and rendition. Abdel Hakim Belhaj was arrested in 2004 in Bangkok along with his wife and ...

  • German 'Autobahn sniper' sentenced to 10 ½ years

    22 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to 10 ½ years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period. In one incident a female driver was hit in the ...

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