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  • Brad Keselowski

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Talladega, Ala.

  • Argentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    OLAVARRIA, Argentina (AP) — Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound. Araceli Gutierrez guards the memories of this...

  • EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis. EU foreign ministers began a week of talks Monday so their 28 leaders can agree by...

  • Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong...

  • Vatican warns of 'new genocide' by IS

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has demanded that world governments do more to prevent a possible "new genocide" in northern Iraq and Syria, and for Muslim leaders in particular to repudiate the Islamic State militants who are killing and exiling the region's Christians. Secretary of...

  • Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 33

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq's majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have challenged the Shiite-led government as it battles the Sunni-led insurgency by the Islamic State group. A suicide bomber...

  • Lebanon imposes new measures against Ebola

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is imposing new measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching the Middle Eastern nation. Health Minister Wael Abu Faour says that Lebanon is more vulnerable than other Arab countries, "because of the large Lebanese community in infected countries." Thousands...

  • Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions about a deal. The railway operator did not say why it ended talks, but it did note in a brief statement that regulatory concerns appear to be a major...

  • City to address violence near NH pumpkin fest

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Officials in Keene have scheduled a news conference following violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival that led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries over the weekend. City officials have scheduled a news conference for...

  • Creator of 'Found' magazine amazed by musical

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after seeing himself onstage, Davy Rothbart was still a little dazed. The celebratory drinks afterward sure didn't hurt, but those weren't what kept him floored. He'd just watched an actor portray him in a new, semi-fictionalized musical account of the way he'd...

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