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  • Remains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster site

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. Speaking at his weekly press conference in The Hague, Mark Rutte said a team of Dutch,...

  • EU confirms North Korea invite for rights visit

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A European Union official confirms that North Korea has invited its special representative for human rights to visit the country. A visit by Stavros Lambrinidis would be a step toward resuming a human rights dialogue between the EU and North Korea, which broke...

  • Embattled Ferguson chief criticizes Holder remarks

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The embattled police chief of the suburban St. Louis town where a white officer's fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old remains under investigation has criticized Attorney General Eric Holder's recent call for "wholesale change" in the department. Ferguson chief...

  • Trick-or-treating back on after manhunt ends

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating was back on Friday in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks under siege as hundreds of law enforcement officers searched for the survivalist accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and injuring another. Not long...

  • Peshmerga fighters leave Kobani to return later

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full deployment, a Kurdish official in Kobani said. The official, Anwar Muslim, said the 10...

  • Before midterms, Obama plugs policies for women

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed. Four days before midterm elections in which Obama's fellow Democrats need a big turnout from female voters, Obama is delivering a speech Friday in Rhode Island on...

  • Court upholds death verdicts in slashing attack

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Friday upheld the death sentences of three men convicted of organizing a brutal knife attack that killed 31 people earlier this year outside a railway station in the southern city of Kunming. The Higher People's Court of Yunnan Province rejected...

  • Eurozone inflation creeps up to 0.4 percent

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy. Inflation was up from 0.3 percent the month before. The...

  • Russia central bank in surprisingly big rate hike

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's central bank has raised its main interest rate by more than anticipated as it tries to stem the ruble's fall. The bank on Friday lifted its main rate from 8 percent to 9.5 percent in a move reflecting the bank's concern over the plummeting currency. The ruble...

  • Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bomb attacks struck marketplaces near Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 15 people, Iraqi officials said as security forces recaptured parts of a strategic Sunni oil town north of the capital from Islamic State militants. Iraq is embroiled in its worst...

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