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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…

Little hope for Tunisia election in jihadist-hit Kasserine
video Little hope for Tunisia election in jihadist-hit Kasserine

Ahead of October general elections, bitterness is mounting among many residents of the western Tunisian town of Kasserine…

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Wall Street, oil price drops pull down Asia stocks

TOKYO (AP) Asian stocks fell moderately in early Thursday trading following a drop overnight on Wall Street, which was…

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired…

Concussion study says colleges need improvement

BOSTON (AP) Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University…

Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to US

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House…

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TOP STORY: SOC-EUROPEAN ROUNDUP PARIS Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again…

Canada PM: attacks against soldiers are terrorism

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run…

Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will…

Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

WASHINGTON (AP) A 23-year-old man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was…

Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials…

AP Weekly News Calendar

Thursday, October 23: BEIJING - Announcements expected on the decisions reached by China's Communist Party's top leaders…

Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star…

Princess in US cockfighting case gets probation

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in a cockfighting…

Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed…

Thursday, October 30

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No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

BOSTON (AP) A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has completed…

UN: Piracy off Somalia at lowest level in years

UNITED NATIONS (AP) A U.N. official says the number of piracy incidents off the coast of Somalia is at its lowest in recent…

US increases security, though no threats cited

WASHINGTON (AP) The military increased security Wednesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after…

Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

TORONTO (AP) A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. The official spoke on…

Canadian official identifies dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

TORONTO, Ontario (AP) Canadian official identifies dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau .

Review: Shailene Woodley gets lost in a blizzard

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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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