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  • Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, police said Saturday. Among those killed was at least one Israeli woman who was part of a...

  • NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday....

  • 15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court has convicted and sentenced to life in prison 15 former military, police and civilian officials for abductions, torture and killings of dozens of dissidents during the country's 1976-83 dictatorship. Four others received sentences of...

  • Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy. The widely watched debate came just hours...

  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation. Protest organizers said late Friday they would register public opinion at the main downtown...

  • Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the...

  • Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court Saturday to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity. Muhammad Rizalman Ismail did not say anything during his brief...

  • Feds: Nothing new on Tsarnaev, 3 slayings

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors said in a court filing Friday they don't have any new evidence that the brother of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple slaying and have no witness who will testify to what Tsarnaev knew about his brother and the...

  • Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language. Navajo election officials failed to decide Friday...

  • Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the wilderness, like in the movie "Into the Wild."...

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