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Haiti prisons under scrutiny after mass breakout

September 10, 2014

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — The sudden gunfire rattled the morning routine outside the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison and soon inmates, many barefoot and shirtless, dashed frantically from... more »»

Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition

September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to quickly authorize the arming and training of Syrian opposition forces but will press forward without formal sign-off from lawmakers o... more »»

Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic

September 9, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a search for the fabled Northwest Passage has been found, Canada's prime minister announce... more »»

Obama says he has authority for militant campaign

September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will... more »»

Bombing kills head, leaders of Syrian rebel group

September 9, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of an ultraconservative Islamic rebel group in Syria was killed Tuesday in a suicide bombing along with other of its top officials, its allies said, weakening the ranks o... more »»

Wreckage scattered in Ukraine as inquiry released

September 9, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A child's jump rope, its yellow handles blistered and charred. A burned book in Tagalog. Chunks of twisted fuselage. more »»

Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline plans for an expanded U.S. effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. more »»

Reports: Bombing kills head of Syrian rebel group

September 9, 2014

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The head of one of Syria's largest rebel groups was killed in a suicide bombing alongside many of his leading fighters, activists and state media reported Tuesday night, an... more »»

Tough road ahead for Iraq leader after govt formed

September 9, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has a daunting task ahead of him: With the world watching, the Shiite politician must unify a deeply divided country against Sunni... more »»

Under militia power, Libya closer to failed state

September 9, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — After three years of chaos since Moammar Gadhafi's fall, Libya is further crumbling into a failed state after Islamist-allied militias took over the capital Tripoli and other cities... more »»

French president going to Iraq later this week

September 9, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is going to Iraq on Friday to help prepare an international conference in support of the country's efforts to fight off violent extremists advancin... more »»

Man facing US child porn charge denied Irish trial

September 9, 2014

DUBLIN (AP) — An Irishman described by the FBI as the world's largest purveyor of child pornography has lost his lawsuit to be criminally tried in Ireland. more »»

Raging floods kill over 440 in Pakistan, India

September 9, 2014

JHANG, Pakistan (AP) — Raging monsoon floods sweeping across India and Pakistan have killed more than 440 people, authorities said Tuesday, warning hundreds of thousands more to be prepared to... more »»

4th US aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

September 9, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — The fourth American aid worker sickened with the Ebola virus arrived Tuesday morning to a mostly calm scene at Emory University Hospital, where two others have been successfully... more »»

Google seeks help defining 'Right to be Forgotten'

September 9, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of experts held the first of seven public sessions Tuesday to help the company define how it should enforce a new "Right to be Forgotten"... more »»

Judge to give verdict in Pistorius trial

September 9, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was taciturn through months of court proceedings that caught the attention of the world. more »»

Boehner: Awaiting Obama strategy against militants

September 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that Islamic State militants pose a serious threat that must be dealt with in Iraq, Syria or wherever they exist as he pressed President... more »»

Flight 17 wreckage still lying in Ukraine

September 9, 2014

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — A child's skipping rope, its yellow handles blistered and charred, lay Tuesday amid wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that was still strewn across fields of Eastern... more »»

Image of Asia: Lifted to safety in flooded Kashmir

September 9, 2014

In this photo by Dar Yasin, an Indian tourist cries as she is airlifted into a chopper after being stranded in a hotel terrace by severe flooding in Indian-controlled Kashmir. more »»

Norway considers renting Dutch prison cells

September 9, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway is in talks with the Netherlands to rent prison space and export some prisoners while carrying out urgent maintenance work and to ease overcrowding, an official... more »»

 
 

 

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