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Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

August 28, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a... more »»

UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

August 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. more »»

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

August 28, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until around Sept. 10, the U.N. more »»

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

August 28, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola viru. more »»

Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

August 28, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 150 troops captured in recent fighting for a string of military bases in northeastern Syria, shooting some and slashing others with knives i... more »»

Israel finds body where US student disappeared

August 28, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Thursday "there is a strong possibility" they have found the body of an American seminary student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week. more »»

Murder charges filed against Pakistan PM

August 28, 2014

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have registered allegations of abetting murder against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother over the June killing of 14 supporters of a cleric who... more »»

Amid Ebola, some airlines have canceled flights

August 28, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The World Health Organization's assistant director-general for emergency operations is urging airlines to lift most of their restrictions about flying to Ebola-hit nations... more »»

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

August 28, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's ousted and jailed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi refused to answer a prosecutor's questions about allegations that he leaked classified documents — some related to the... more »»

Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's... more »»

Ukraine's leader urges country not to panic

August 28, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling on the country to resist giving into panic in the wake of Russian forces entering the country. more »»

South African court orders release of tapes

August 28, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the release of taped phone conversations about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, a move that could... more »»

Ukraine: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's... more »»

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

August 28, 2014

SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of them all. more »»

Official: 2 tank columns from Russia enter Ukraine

August 28, 2014

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukraine security spokesman says two columns of tanks from Russia have entered a strategic town.

Ukrainian security council spokesman Col. more »»

France suggests Europe could help as Gaza monitor

August 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's president called on the international community to help enforce the cease-fire in Gaza, suggesting Thursday that Europe could play a role in monitoring the dismantling of... more »»

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

August 28, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursda. more »»

France rules out Assad as partner in terror fight

August 28, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad woul... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as president

August 28, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in Thursday as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another fiv... more »»

India urges millions of poor to open bank accounts

August 28, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money... more »»

 
 

 

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