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The Latest: Journalist group criticizes Al-Jazeera verdict

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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1:30 p.. more »»

Gunbattles between rival Taliban factions leave 5 dead

August 29, 2015

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunbattles between rival Taliban factions left at least five dead in southern Afghanistan, a top official with the insurgent group said Saturday as its members meet in... more »»

UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp. over hacking

August 29, 2015

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid. more »»

The Latest: Peter Greste worries about Al-Jazeera colleagues

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists (all times local):

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12:30 p.m. more »»

5 killed, 24 injured in attacks in southeast Turkey

August 29, 2015

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Officials and media reports say three attacks or clashes between Turkish security forces and Kurdish rebels have killed five people and injured 24 others in southeast Turkey. more »»

Workers overcome by gases at China paper mill, 7 die, 2 hurt

August 29, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Workers were overcome with toxic gas from a paper mill's waste pool and seven of them died, authorities said Saturday, in China's latest deadly accident involving dangerous... more »»

The Latest: Amnesty criticizes Al-Jazeera trial verdict

August 29, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Here are the latest developments in Egypt's retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists:

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11:45 a.. more »»

Where to house Europe's migrants? Schools, barracks, parks

August 29, 2015

PARIS (AP) — With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?

Tent camps are the... more »»

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

August 29, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic... more »»

Tropical storm weakens, but leaves 20 dead in Caribbean

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at... more »»

Greek election could result in new, big coalition govt

August 29, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's outgoing prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is banking on his popularity to win a national election next month and strengthen his grip on power after purging his... more »»

7 killed, 2 injured in poison exposure at China paper mill

August 29, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China, authorities said Saturday, in the latest in a spate of deadly... more »»

Dominica prime minister says Erika leaves 20 dead

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people... more »»

Dominica prime minister says 20 dead following 'Erika'

August 29, 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people... more »»

Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter

August 29, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged . more »»

Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

August 28, 2015

Well, that was exciting.

Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. more »»

Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria

August 28, 2015

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Frida. more »»

Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism. more »»

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

August 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging... more »»

US stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme. more »»

 
 
 

 

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