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  • Dozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocks

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of villagers are staying in shelters as aftershocks rattle a region in central Japan jolted by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes. The damage in a mountainous area that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics was worse...

  • British banker can plea in HK murder case: Judge

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong judge on Monday deemed a British banker charged with murdering two Indonesian women fit to enter a plea in his case based on the results of psychiatric reports. The judge in Rurik Jutting's case also adjourned pre-trial court proceedings until July 6 to...

  • Afghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60 wounded. The attack is the deadliest in Afghanistan this year. It happened in eastern Paktika province, bordering...

  • Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. The fire Saturday occurred 50 miles northwest of Chicago at Valley View...

  • AP Photos: Refuge takes smuggled monkeys in Chile

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Elba Munoz was working as a midwife when she took in her first monkey in 1994. Then she took in another and another, and now her shelter for illegally smuggled primates in Chile has 160 inhabitants. Munoz says that one of the goals of the Center for the Rescue...

  • 1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 — six of them seriously, authorities said. The bus traveling from Los Angeles to Pasco, Washington, drifted off Interstate 5 at about 7:30 a.m....

  • Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base. Alex Delgado, spokesman for the 502nd Air Base Wing, says in a statement that the lockdown was lifted Sunday night...

  • Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home

    Updated: 20 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested the parents of a 9-month-old girl who was hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City. Police say the father told officers he was cleaning his gun when it accidentally discharged. The bullet hit the child in the...

  • Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

    Updated: 34 min ago

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge. More than 3½ months have...

  • Mexico summons Uruguay's ambassador over comment

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico summoned Uruguay's ambassador on Sunday after the South American country's president described Mexico as a kind of "failed state" in a magazine interview. President Jose Mujica's comments were in response to a question about 43 college students missing in...

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