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Great Britain says two Tornado aircraft hit a heavy…

Ebola poses no public risk in the US video Ebola poses no public risk in the US

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Cartel leader captured in drug raid
Cartel leader captured in drug raid

Military special forces grabbed alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a lightning raid at a restaurant.

Man guilty of shooting over loud music
Man guilty of shooting over loud music

A Florida man has been convicted of first degree murder for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager during an argument…

Girl abducted by mother found after 12 years
Girl abducted by mother found after 12 years

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago has been found in a town outside Mexico City with her mother, who is now facing…

Thousands rally to support Hong Kong protests
Thousands rally to support Hong Kong protests

From London to Taipei to Melbourne, thousands of people have rallied around the world to support the protests in Hong Kong…

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European Central Bank to detail stimulus plan

NAPLES, Italy (AP) European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is expected Thursday to underline the bank's willingness to…

Firm says phone app spies on Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG (AP) A U.S. security firm says the Chinese government might be using a smartphone app to spy on pro-democracy…

Man attacked by shark in Western Australia

SYDNEY (AP) A man was seriously injured in a shark attack in Western Australia on Thursday, officials said. The man was…

Boyz II Men, Jeff Dunham win casino awards

LAS VEGAS (AP) Boyz II Men has been named the musical artist of the year at the Casino Entertainment Awards. The winners…

Lawsuit filed after 'Killing Jews' ads rejected

NEW YORK (AP) A pro-Israel group sued the city's transit authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a…

US city plans festival to celebrate blue jeans

RENO, Nevada (AP) Tourism officials are planning a three-day festival in Reno next fall to celebrate and promote the city…

IOC on Rio: 'Lot of progress' but schedule 'tight'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six…

AP Weekly News Calendar

Thursday, October 2: LONDON Britain and Sierra Leone hold a one-day conference in London to appeal for more money and…

Manager testifies in Detroit bankruptcy trial

DETROIT (AP) An emergency manager testified in bankruptcy court Wednesday that when he took over Detroit's finances, he…

Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs

Top drug cartel captures or killings in recent years in Mexico: Oct. 1, 2014: Mexico announces the capture of Hector Beltran…

Thursday, October 9

Today is Thursday, October 9, the 282nd day of 2014. There are 83 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this…

AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

WASHINGTON (AP) Nothing matters to American voters as much as the economy, not the threat of terrorism, the Islamic State…

3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home

BATAVIA, New York (AP) Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training…

Mexico: Alleged drug boss Beltran Leyva captured

MEXICO CITY (AP) Military special forces grabbed alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a lightning raid at…

Man with Ebola virus flew roundabout trip to US

The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened…

Jamaica sets campaign to develop sports tourism

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Jamaica is launching an initiative to develop sports tourism on the island that is the world's dominant…

Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured

MEXICO CITY (AP) Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured.

Complaint: Racial slurs, threats at Daimler plant

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) Oregon's labor commissioner has filed a complaint against heavy-duty truck and school bus manufacturer…

Musical of 'Doctor Zhivago' coming to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) The latest version of "Cinderella" will soon disappear from the Broadway Theatre, but another sweepingly…

Texan bids for Nuremberg stenographer's mementos

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A Dallas woman bid $9,000 for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old locked…

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Space

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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Girl, 15, flees UK home to join Isis
Girl, 15, flees UK home to join Isis

The parents of a Bristol schoolgirl who is believed to have fled home to join jihadists fighting in Syria have made an emotional…

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