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Germany: No one missing in deadly train crash; cause sought

February 10, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Emergency workers on Wednesday started removing the wreckage from the head-on train crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens in southern Germany, after police... more »»

Kurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgents

February 10, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, activists and... more »»

S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea

February 10, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard... more »»

Russian opposition leader attacked with a cake in Moscow

February 10, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian opposition figure says he was threatened by a group of men who then attacked him with a cake while he was dining at a restaurant in Mosco. more »»

Developer detained, dog rescued in Taiwan apartment collapse

February 10, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives were detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that... more »»

Japan announces new sanctions on North Korea

February 10, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Japan announced Wednesday that it will impose new sanctions on North Korea to protest a rocket launch seen as a test of missile technology. more »»

Key developments following North Korea's rocket launch

February 10, 2016

North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. more »»

Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained

February 10, 2016

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building i... more »»

Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimes

February 10, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court... more »»

Russian Opposition leader attacked with a cake

February 10, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian opposition figure says he has been attacked — with a cake. more »»

Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory'

February 10, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he's "thrilled" that... more »»

Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology

February 10, 2016

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an... more »»

The Latest: FBI chief says encryption blocks investigations

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):

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Vietnam vet sues VA trying to get benefits living in Cuba

February 9, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Otto Macias was 19 when he left Cuba in the throes of a socialist revolution, enlisted in the U.S. Army and went to fight communists as a machine-gunner in Vietna. more »»

Pope briefs priests: Don't be smug, don't judge sinners

February 9, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A specially-recruited group of priests received last-minute instructions from Pope Francis Tuesday before fanning out through the world to show a more merciful face of the... more »»

The Latest: MSF says 23,000 flee Aleppo

February 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):

11:29 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Intel chief: US faces global terror threat

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):

3:22 p.m. more »»

Pentagon seeks funding for Libya, Africa military operations

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter... more »»

US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure

February 9, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Mosul Dam has long been branded the world's most dangerous dam, at risk of collapsing and sending water crashing over millions of people. more »»

Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

February 9, 2016

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Crews using helicopters and boats rescued dozens of people from the wreckage of two German commuter trains that crashed head-on Tuesday in an isolated part of Bavaria,... more »»

 
 
 

 

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