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A day after Michael Zehaf-Bibeau launched a deadly…

Axe-wielding suspect shot by Cops video Axe-wielding suspect shot by Cops

Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday…

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Texas Ebola nurses meet Obama
Texas Ebola nurses meet Obama

Two American nurses were declared cured of Ebola on Friday, and one was healthy enough to leave the hospital and meet President…

Teen gunman: 'It'll never last...'
Teen gunman: 'It'll never last...'

The final social media postings of the teenage gunman had offered a chilling forewarning of the carnage he was preparing…

Rizalman appears in court
Rizalman appears in court

The former Malaysian defence attache who left the country while facing criminal charges five months ago has been remanded…

The spy who loved me
The spy who loved me

British police are to pay compensation to a woman has been profoundly traumatised after discovering the father of her son…

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Maryland (AP) A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of…

Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar…

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting…

Afghan president visits Saudi Arabia

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is making his first overseas trip since taking office…

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

MARYSVILLE, Washington (AP) A student recently crowned first-year homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school…

Expert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) An expert on Rohingya Muslims says a growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus from western…

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament…

Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least:…

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social…

Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained…

16 killed in China coal mine collapse

BEIJING (AP) A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday. Another…

Marine death is 1st in campaign against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the…

15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) An Argentine court has convicted and sentenced to life in prison 15 former military, police…

Vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) Police in Vietnam have arrested a prominent businessman and one of the country's richest men on suspicion…

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their…

NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that includes eight rarely…

Growing Ebola fears loom large in US elections

WASHINGTON (AP) Only four people have been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S but the fearsome disease has become a dominant…

Reagan astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies at 87

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to…

Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court Saturday to face sexual assault…

Sheriff's spokeswoman says second California deputy shot by assailant has died

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sheriff's spokeswoman says second California deputy shot by assailant has died.

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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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