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  • No. 12 Villanova beats No. 19 Michigan 60-55

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston ended some back-and-forth drama worthy of March with a bucket, a block and then a mad break — straight into the waiting arms of his Villanova teammates. The Wildcats had room to embrace all 6-foot-7 of him, and still have plenty of hands free to...

  • South Asian leaders gather at regional summit

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, have gathered in Nepal's capital to boost cooperation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the world's population. The South Asian Association for...

  • Arab world's beloved singer Sabah dies at 87

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's official news agency says beloved Lebanese singer and entertainer Sabah has died at the age of 87. The singer, whose real name is Jeanette Feghali, was famous across the Arab world for her powerful voice, musical talent and joyful brazenness. The National News...

  • UN appeals for $405M for Afghanistan aid in 2015

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations has appealed for $405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015. U.N. humanitarian coordinator Mark Bowden launched the appeal on Wednesday. He says that almost 8,000 civilians have been killed in the war...

  • Official: Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in Pakistan

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police spokesman says gunmen have killed four health workers administering polio vaccines in a southwestern city. Shahzada Farhat says those killed in the Wednesday attack in Quetta included three women. He says the vaccination team of three women...

  • China asks US for help in hunting down fugitives

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — A senior Chinese diplomat is calling on the U.S. and other Western countries to put aside their wariness of China's justice system and work with Beijing to send back officials who have absconded overseas with ill-gained loot. Xu Rong, director-general of the treaty and...

  • India's state-owned bank to launch Islamic fund

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India's largest state-owned bank will launch an Islamic equity fund next month aimed primarily at the country's 170 million Muslims. The Securities and Exchange Board of India recently allowed the government-owned State Bank of India and three mutual funds to launch...

  • ADB: Japan likely to return to growth in 4Q

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The president of the Asian Development Bank says Japan's economy is expected to return to growth in the fourth quarter of this year and its recession will have little impact on Southeast Asian economies. Japan earlier this month said its economy, which is...

  • AP PHOTOS: Turkey farmers connect with NYC buyers

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    WEST WINFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — On a cold and rainy November morning, farmers Mary Carpenter and Paul Dench-Layton waded arm-in-arm into the large soggy paddock that's home to their Broad Breasted Whites, nearly 250 gobbling, barking, and bumbling Thanksgiving turkeys. The husband-and-wife...

  • Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb. For many, the shooting...

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