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Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National Day

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's embattled leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day. more »»

Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21

October 1, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U. more »»

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

October 1, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.. more »»

3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

October 1, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide. more »»

Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet with protesters who threatened to expand pro-democracy... more »»

Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

October 1, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and... more »»

Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

October 1, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. more »»

Mexico announces homicide charges in army killings

October 1, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors announced homicide charges Tuesday against three soldiers in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, challenging the army's... more »»

Snapshots from the protest streets in Hong Kong

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — At first the students sat outside Hong Kong's government complex. more »»

Under-fire Hong Kong leader marks National Day

October 1, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to... more »»

Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

September 30, 2014

SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious... more »»

EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland

September 30, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from... more »»

Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

September 30, 2014

BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the... more »»

Lawmaker: Italian spy agency paid Mafia bosses

September 30, 2014

ROME (AP) — An Italian lawmaker has decried a secret arrangement in which intelligence agents paid imprisoned top Mafiosi for information during several of the years when Silvio Berlusconi was... more »»

Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

September 30, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the... more »»

No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media

September 30, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in... more »»

Index ranks Norway tops for well-being of elderly

September 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A global index reflecting economic security, health and other factors — and not deducting for cold winters — ranks Norway and Sweden with the highest level of well-being for older... more »»

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

September 30, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. more »»

Israel, Palestinians part ways in dueling speeches

September 30, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — In a pair of fiery speeches at the United Nations, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders appear to have abandoned any hope of reviving peace talks and instead seem intent on... more »»

Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

September 30, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets... more »»

 
 

 

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