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  • Yemen state media: prime minister resigns

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni state media announced the resignation of the country's prime minister Sunday but the president's office denied that it had received any such request, deepening a sense of uncertainty in the country following days of violence that have left more than 140...

  • Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world. "To kill...

  • Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall. The attack killed 67 people and left Kenya's...

  • Ship saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    ROME (AP) — The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say several bodies were spotted in the sea and up to 30 people might be missing. Coast guard officials said after the dinghy used a...

  • Sierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said....

  • 32 structures destroyed in California wildfire

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Officials say nearly three-dozen structures have been destroyed in an expanding wildfire in Northern California. Capt. Tom Piriano, a state fire spokesman, says 10 residences and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in the King Fire, according to...

  • Police: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    EFFORT, Pa. (AP) — Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday. The Saturday afternoon crash killed five,...

  • Some California wells run dry amid drought

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    EAST PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by. Girl Scouts have set up collection points while local charities are...

  • White House intruder identified as Army veteran

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday. Authorities have identified the intruder from Friday night's shocking incident as...

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    Updated: Sun, Sep 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate. The 20th Century Fox release easily outpaced the $13.1 million debut of Liam Neeson's hardboiled private eye...

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