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  • AP Top Strange News At 8:31 a.m. EDT

    15 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona Dallas man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola Dancing priests become Internet sensation Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election Woman saved from California chimney, ...

  • 180 questioned about election fraud in Romania

    15 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Authorities in Romania say 180 people are being questioned on suspicion of election fraud in a referendum on ousting the president in 2012. A leader from the ruling Social Democratic Party, Liviu Dragnea, is being investigated ...

  • Poland appeals Europe court ruling on CIA prison

    15 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says it is appealing a judgment by Europe's top human rights court, which ruled in July that Warsaw violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to imprison them at ...

  • Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

    15 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power. The emerging portrait of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau is a fragmented one: ...

  • Botswana votes as president seeks second term

    15 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana are voting in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party is favored to win despite growing discontent in the southern African nation. Long lines of voters waited ...

  • Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

    16 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, ...

  • Tornado rips roofs in Washington state

    16 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A rare tornado ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows Thursday afternoon in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries. A National Weather Service storm survey team from ...

  • Syrian government forces shell rebel areas, kill 9

    16 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the country's north. Local activist Ibrahim Khatib and Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human ...

  • Australia says missing plane hunt will take months

    16 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australian officials say the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but is likely to take many months because of huge area involved. An ...

  • AP Top International News At 6:29 a.m. EDT

    17 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting Sweden calls off search for submarine Protesters in HK to vote on staying in streets Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea Tunisian forces assault home, killing 5 women Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine ...

  • Tunisian forces assault home, killing 5 women

    17 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have assaulted the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff, killing five women and one man. The state news agency said Friday that one child was wounded as well as a member ...

  • Nepal bus accident kills 9, injures dozens

    17 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a bus crowded with people heading home for a Hindu festival has veered off a mountain highway, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others. Police are trying to identify the bodies ...

  • 2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark

    18 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material. The Copenhagen police said Friday on Twitter that the Danish nationals were arrested separately Thursday morning. ...

  • AP Top Business News At 5:22 a.m. EDT

    18 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark Britain says EU is asking for bigger contribution Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea California startup unveils gun technology for cops EU reaches ...

  • French journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua

    18 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia court has sentenced two French television journalists to two and a half months in jail for illegal reporting in the easternmost province of Papua. Thomas Dandois, 40, and Valentine Bourrat, 29, were detained for ...

  • Analysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama

    19 hours ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado. Republicans have a one-size fits-all counter-argument. ...

  • Overnight French raid destroys IS arms center

    19 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq. Gen. Pierre de Villiers told Europe 1 radio that two French fighter jets dropped a total of ...

  • US officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army

    19 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch ...

  • FACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade

    19 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans trying to take back the Senate want big numbers seared into the brains of voters. From 90 percent to 99 percent, that's how often Democratic senators have voted with President Barack Obama. Republicans are ...

  • Insurgents kill 5 in attack in Afghanistan: police

    20 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say five people were killed and two were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a car in an attack in one of the country's eastern provinces. Friday's attack took place in Nangahar province as ...

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