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  • Federal police take control of 13 towns in Mexico

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26. The government ran full-page ads in Mexican newspapers with pictures of the 43 young...

  • UN: Uncertain if all Iranian nuke work is peaceful

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is sounding a note of caution about Iran's claims that it is not interested in nuclear arms, saying he cannot guarantee that all the country's atomic activities are civilian in nature. Though not new, Yukiya Amano's comments Monday are...

  • Militant pleads not guilty in Benghazi attacks

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. Ahmed Abu Khattala, 43, entered the plea through his lawyer in a 15-minute court proceeding before a...

  • Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong...

  • Mozambique vote counting stops amid fraud worries

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's national elections commission said Monday that vote counting in the country's northwestern province has stopped due to possible fraud with more than 60 percent of votes counted so far. The commission received more results sheets than there were...

  • Athlete tries for record-breaking swim in Bahamas

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — An Australian endurance athlete has started an attempt to achieve a world-record 128-kilometer (roughly 80-mile) swim in the open waters of the Bahamas. Chloe McCardel started her solo swim Monday morning from Eleuthera island. She hopes to finish some 48 hours...

  • Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant. The justices said they will hear an appeal by the city of Los Angeles of a lower court ruling that struck down an ordinance...

  • Final ruling set for US couple convicted in Qatar

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An American couple convicted in Qatar of child endangerment will receive a final verdict on their appeal on November 30, a Qatari judge announced on Monday. Matthew and Grace Huang of Los Angeles were originally jailed on murder charges following the January 2013...

  • Citing illness, CEO of France's Areva steps down

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — The CEO of French nuclear manufacturer Areva is stepping down, saying an unspecified illness has left him unable to do the work. Monday's statement from Areva says Luc Oursel recently notified the French government of his decision to take a leave of absence "in order to...

  • Ukraine parliament says 100s died in battle

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A report by Ukraine's parliament revealed Monday that more than 300 soldiers were killed during a weeks-long battle that marked a crushing setback in the military campaign to root out pro-Russian separatist forces in the east. The report is the first official...

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