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  • Japan's inflation slips as jobless rate edges up

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economic recovery remained in the doldrums in September, as household spending fell, inflation edged lower and unemployment ticked up. The data were released Friday as the Bank of Japan held a monetary policy meeting. As the U.S. winds down its own "quantitative...

  • Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. Student leader Alex Chow said at a rally late Thursday that protest organizers would discuss the...

  • Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing. Parents of the three siblings,...

  • Malaysia Airlines sued by 2 boys over Flight 370

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two Malaysian teenage boys on Friday sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed by the family of a passenger of the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago. Jee Kinson,...

  • Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents....

  • Beijing hosts regional conference on Afghanistan

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart. New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai is headlining Friday's forum in Beijing known as the...

  • Police: Suspected NC court gunman turns himself in

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday. Brandon Tremaine Morris, whom investigators identified as the gunman in Tuesday's...

  • US marshal charged with marijuana robbery

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A deputy US marshal has been charged with stealing 24 pounds of marijuana at gunpoint from people at a Northern California motel. Clorenzo Griffen of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and two Miami residents were indicted Thursday for robbery and other federal crimes....

  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles. Three of...

  • US and Australia drop sanctions against Fiji

    Updated: 6 min ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. and Australia have removed sanctions against Fiji following democratic elections last month in the South Pacific nation. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday began a two-day visit to Fiji and announced that Australia had lifted all...

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