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EU sanctions hit Russian oil majors, lawmakers

September 12, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — New European Union sanctions curbing access to western financial markets for some of Russia's largest firms are targeting banks, arms manufacturers, the country's leading oil... more »»

Scottish celebrities take sides on independence

September 12, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potte. more »»

Justice Dept. seeks new tool against data fraud

September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to combat an increasingly lucrative crime that crosses national boundaries, Justice Department officials are pressing for a new law to help them prosecute criminals... more »»

Ukraine, rebels exchange prisoners in peace deal

September 12, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government and rebel forces early Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a cease-fire agreement sealed earlier this month. more »»

Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas

September 12, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at... more »»

France preparing for action, president visits Iraq

September 12, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — French President Francois Hollande is visiting Iraq as his country prepares possible airstrikes with a U.S. more »»

Doctor says Ford biopsy results will take a week

September 12, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Mayor Rob Ford will have to wait a week to find out the results of a biopsy on his abdominal tumor, the controversial politician's doctor said.

Dr. more »»

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners — handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide. more »»

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

September 12, 2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Key Arab allies promised Thursday to "do their share" to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join in, signaling the struggle the U.. more »»

Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing

September 12, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government has quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a diplomatic trophy that long eluded the late Hugo Chavez: a... more »»

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

September 11, 2014

JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Key Arab allies promised Thursday to "do their share" to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join in, signaling the struggle the U.. more »»

Ancient Greek tomb dig finds marble statues

September 11, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archaeologists inching through a large 2,300-year-old tomb in northern Greece on Thursday uncovered two marble female statues flanking the entrance to one of three... more »»

European states struggle with Draghi's challenge

September 11, 2014

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi made the first move in his grand plan to rescue the economic recovery. more »»

Russia, Poland in spat over gas supplies

September 11, 2014

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A spat has broken out between Poland and Russia over what Warsaw claims is a sharp drop in natural gas supplies. more »»

Cameron's office overrules UK minister on Syria

September 11, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Hours after Britain's foreign minister said the country wouldn't participate in any airstrikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron's office overruled the comment Thursday and... more »»

Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

September 11, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbe. more »»

Eying Scotland, Spain Catalans seek secession vote

September 11, 2014

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energized by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum protested Thursday for a secession vote aimed at carving out a new Mediterranean... more »»

Attacking Syria may entangle US in rebel rivalries

September 11, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — In expanding its airstrikes into Syria against Islamic State extremists, the U.S. could find itself entangled in a morass of jihadis, rebel rivalries and religious hatred. more »»

Scottish banks to move if independence is approved

September 11, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's leading banks warned Thursday that they would move their headquarters to England if Scots vote to leave the United Kingdom, intensifying doubts about the... more »»

Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing

September 11, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's socialist government has quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a diplomatic trophy that long eluded the late Hugo Chavez: a... more »»

 
 

 

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