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  • Zambia: President's body to return Saturday

    Updated: 12 min ago

    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The body of President Michael Sata, who died in London after a long illness, will be flown to Zambia on Saturday, the Zambian government said. Cabinet secretary Roland Msiska also said Thursday that Sata will be buried in Lusaka, the Zambian capital, on Nov. 11....

  • Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness

    Updated: 12 min ago

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money — and the stuff it buys — brings happiness. Levels of self-reported well-being in fast-growing nations like Indonesia, China and Malaysia now rival those in the U.S., Germany and the...

  • Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Updated: 13 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it,...

  • Volkswagen Q3 profits jump 56 percent

    Updated: 57 min ago

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company saw more sales growth in China and a slowly recovering European auto market. The company reaffirmed its profit targets for the year but said Thursday that global...

  • Milosevic's widow ridicules EU lifting sanctions

    Updated: 57 min ago

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Slobodan Milosevic's exiled widow ridiculed the European Union's decision to lift a 15-year freeze on assets of the former Serbian strongman, saying in an interview published Thursday that the family has no property outside Serbia. The EU earlier this week...

  • Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle, yet unrelenting

    Updated: 58 min ago

    PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean. "She is so...

  • Parents of Mexico missing meet with president

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 missing teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared, apparently handed over to a drug gang by city police more than a month ago. Relatives of the missing have grown increasingly...

  • Company: German man kidnapped in Nigeria is free

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BERLIN (AP) — The company that employed a German man kidnapped in Nigeria last week says he has been freed. The German office of Nigeria-based construction company Julius Berger declined to provide further details beyond confirming the employee's release. There was no word about any...

  • Amid murder case, Philippines says US pact stays

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is "imperfect" but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday. The Visiting Forces Agreement, which was signed by...

  • Ukraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brussels

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be at an impasse Thursday because of doubts over payments from Kiev. A European Union official says the negotiations, which were supposed to produce an agreement Wednesday,...

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