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US student who helped stop France terror attack arrives home

August 26, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An American college student who along with two friends helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California. more »»

In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains

August 26, 2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new... more »»

Palestinians, Vatican could raise UN flags before pope visit

August 26, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians and the Vatican are seeking to raise their flags at U.N. more »»

Asian shares seesaw as China rate cut fails to spark rally

August 26, 2015

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after China's decision to cut its key interest rate failed to spark a sustained rally on Wall Street, bringing on another white-knuckle day as... more »»

Colombian garbage collector rescues books for children

August 26, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children. more »»

Hezbollah throws weight behind protests, deepening crisis

August 26, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The powerful Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah threw its weight Tuesday behind mass protests calling for the government's resignation, deepening a crisis that started over piles of... more »»

France train suspect watched jihadi video, prosecutor says

August 26, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and walked through a high-speed train, the Moroccan suspect in the foiled attack watched a jihadi video on his cellphone, th... more »»

Colombians flee homes in Venezuela amid border crackdown

August 26, 2015

SAN ANTONIO DEL TACHIRA, Venezuela (AP) — More than 100 Colombians began fleeing their homes in Venezuela on Tuesday, wading knee-deep through a river separating the two countries, as President... more »»

In Islamic State war, like others, heritage always a target

August 25, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group's campaign of destruction of historic sites across the... more »»

Hezbollah throws weight behind protests, deepening crisis

August 25, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — The powerful Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah threw its weight Tuesday behind mass protests calling for the government's resignation, deepening a crisis that started over piles of... more »»

Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

August 25, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters in Washington state kept a wary eye Tuesday on rising temperatures and winds that threatened to expand what's already the largest wildfire on record in the state. more »»

The Latest: Dow fell more than 600 points from day's peak

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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4:30 p.m.

At its peak Tuesday, the Dow was up 441 points from its previous day's close. more »»

France train suspect watched jihadi video, prosecutor says

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and walked through a high-speed train, the Moroccan suspect in the foiled attack watched a jihadi video on his cellphone, th... more »»

The Latest: US stocks drop sharply at close, end day lower

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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4:03 p.m.

U.S. more »»

US stocks reverse in final hour; Down falls 205 points

August 25, 2015

U.S. stocks are closing lower Tuesday after falling sharply in the final hour of trading. more »»

4 dead in France shooting, including policeman, baby

August 25, 2015

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande expressed his solidarity with victims' families Tuesday after a police officer and three other people were killed in a shootout at a Gypsy camp in... more »»

The Latest: US stocks give up gains heading into the close

August 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the global financial market turmoil (all times local):

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3:42 p.m.

U.. more »»

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to visit US next month

August 25, 2015

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi officials say King Salman will visit the United States early next month for the first time since ascending the throne and will meet with President Barack Obama. more »»

Official: S. Sudan president may sign peace deal Wednesday

August 25, 2015

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir may sign a peace deal with rebels on Wednesday, more than a week after refusing to do so, a presidential spokesman said Tuesday. The U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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