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Hero who took down gunman
Hero who took down gunman

Canadian politicians have praised the quick thinking of a security chief, believed to have shot the gunman who opened fire…

Mayor ordered attack, 43 disappearances
Mayor ordered attack, 43 disappearances

The mayor of a town in southern Mexico ordered a police attack that resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students…

Iranians protest acid attacks on women
Iranians protest acid attacks on women

Iranians have rallied en masse against the recent spate of acid attacks on women as authorities denied it had anything to…

Reeva's mum: I don't want revenge
Reeva's mum: I don't want revenge

The mother of Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend says she doesn't want revenge, a day after he began a five-year jail term for…

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Iggy Azalea, 'Gone Girl' up for Logo TV awards

NEW YORK (AP) Rapper Iggy Azalea, actor Bryan Cranston and the film "Gone Girl" are nominees for Logo TV's 2014 New Now…

Lebanon reports first suspected case of Ebola

BEIRUT (AP) Lebanon's health minister says a Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and…

NY court backs EMI over Duke Ellington royalties

ALBANY, New York (AP) New York's highest court has refused to reinstate the lawsuit by Duke Ellington's heirs against music…

Corporate earnings gains drive US stock higher

NEW YORK (AP) Earnings gains from General Motors, 3M and other big companies are driving stocks sharply higher in early…

Lebanese health minister says man suspected of having Ebola quarantined in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) Lebanese health minister says man suspected of having Ebola quarantined in Lebanon.

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

PARIS (AP) The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead…

Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching…

China punishes 17 officials for village clash

BEIJING (AP) Seventeen officials have been punished in southwest China after one of the most violent land conflicts in…

Woman who beat Ebola mourns for her slain dog

MADRID (AP) The husband of the Spanish nursing assistant who beat Ebola says his wife now knows that authorities killed…

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates…

Union Pacific 3Q profit chugs ahead 19 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled…

AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows to fight Putin

MOSCOW (AP) Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as…

Danes summon Turkish diplomat over freed suspect

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Denmark has summoned Turkey's ambassador over the disappearance of a man suspected of attempted…

Mother of Canada shooting suspect tells AP: I'm crying for victims, not for my son

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Mother of Canada shooting suspect tells AP: I'm crying for victims, not for my son.

EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the…

Sting and his 'The Last Ship' star go home

NEW YORK (AP) The actors in Sting's musical "The Last Ship" have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its…

US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000

WASHINGTON (AP) The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits rose last week after falling to a 14-year…

How a small club like Freiburg makes ends meet

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top…

Maine man's ashes being launched into space

AUBURN, Maine (AP) The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with…

Swiss chain sorry for 'unforgivable' packaging

GENEVA (AP) A leading Swiss supermarket chain is apologizing for what it calls an "unforgivable blunder": distributing…

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Winter winds mystery solved
Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with…

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Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war
Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war

Keith Locke writes: New Zealanders are right to be concerned about the rise of the Islamic State (Isis), but our best contribution…

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