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First case of Ebola in US video First case of Ebola in US

The CDC has confirmed the first diagnosed case of…

Hong Kong says Beijing won't back down video Hong Kong says Beijing won't back down

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday…

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Creeky the world's oldest clown dies, aged 98
Creeky the world's oldest clown dies, aged 98

Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, a former Montana rancher who held the record as the world's oldest performing clown, has died…

Hong Kong leader won't meet protesters
Hong Kong leader won't meet protesters

Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet…

Photos show fast-shrinking Aral Sea
Photos show fast-shrinking Aral Sea

It was once the fourth largest lake in the world, but what used to be an expanse of water in the basin of the Kyzylkum Desert…

Walrus invasion: 35,000 come ashore
Walrus invasion: 35,000 come ashore

Pacific walrus that can’t find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest…

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Report: 5 Spanish soldiers face trial for torture

MADRID (AP) Spain's El Pais newspaper says five soldiers who served in Iraq face trial on charges of torture for brutally…

Philippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos family

MANILA, Philippines (AP) An official says the Philippine government has seized 15 paintings from the former home of late…

Bomb explodes outside Spanish town hall

MADRID (AP) Spain's Interior Ministry is blaming an outlawed separatist group for a bomb explosion outside a town hall…

Former NATO chief opens strategic consultancy

HELSINKI (AP) Ex-NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is opening a consultancy in Denmark to give strategic advice to governments…

GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) Television has increased and improved its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the…

Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school

DAMASCUS (AP) Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school.

Pakistan lawyer: British man on death row attacked

ISLAMABAD (AP) A lawyer for a mentally-ill British man on death row in Pakistan has asked authorities to keep his client…

UK drops terrorism case for ex-Guantanamo inmate

LONDON (AP) British prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile…

7 arrested in Greece in migrant smuggling ring

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) Greek police say they have arrested seven people, including an airline pilot and a ground crew…

Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in…

Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

LOS ANGELES (AP) Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal…

Pro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resign

HONG KONG (AP) Pro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resign.

UK police find body in hunt for missing teenager

LONDON (AP) British police searching for a missing 14-year-old girl say they have found a body, and are hunting a Latvian…

Germany reports Eurofighter manufacturing fault

BERLIN (AP) The German military says a manufacturing fault has been discovered in the Eurofighter jet affecting the aircraft's…

Experienced Plasil, Sivok return to Czech squad

PRAGUE (AP) The Czech Republic has been strengthened by the recall of experienced players Jaroslav Plasil and Tomas Sivok…

New Polish premier wants more US military presence

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland's new prime minister says she will work for a greater U.S. military presence in Poland. In…

Philippines won't send troops to unclear mission

MANILA, Philippines (AP) The Philippine president said Wednesday his government would no longer deploy peacekeepers in…

France's Socialists detail hefty spending cuts

PARIS (AP) France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the deepest-ever…

Tesco says UK authorities to investigate accounts

LONDON (AP) Tesco, one of the world's largest food retailers, says U.K. authorities are conducting a full investigation…

Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48

OTAKI, Japan (AP) One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick…

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Russian-US crew blast off
Russian-US crew blast off

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian…

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'Please release him. We need him back'
'Please release him. We need him back'

The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group made a televised plea asking her husband's…

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