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  • UN review finds Darfur mission held back info

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations review has found that the U.N.-African Union joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur took an "unduly conservative" approach to publicly sharing information about crimes against civilians and peacekeepers. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a...

  • Director of Augusta VA center stepping down

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The director of a Veterans' hospital in Augusta has announced plans to step down. Spokesman for the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Center Pete Scovill told the Augusta Chronicle on Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1wdgplg) that Robert Hamilton is planning to step down from...

  • Russia successfully test-fires new Navy missile

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development. The Defense Ministry said that the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear submarine test-fired a Bulava missile from an underwater...

  • South Carolina editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: Oct. 28 The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, South Carolina, on conservation Bank mission: The meeting is not one that will attract a big crowd, but the South Carolina Conservation Bank board's meeting in Orangeburg on Wednesday is...

  • Alabama editorial roundup

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Oct. 27 Anniston (Alabama) Star on state deserving better for governor: In early 2012, Gov. Robert Bentley, who had been on the job for 12 months, assured the audience at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce's annual lunch that he wished...

  • Myanmar's president, army chief to meet Suu Kyi

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president has invited opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the military commander-in-chief, and the speaker of parliament to meet with him on Friday, less than two weeks before the arrival of President Barack Obama and other world leaders. It is to be...

  • Cambodia arrests US deserter sought in sex crimes

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Police in Cambodia said Wednesday they have arrested a man identified by media there as a U.S. Army deserter wanted in the U.S. state of Florida for offenses involving child pornography. Col. Oum Phy, deputy police chief in northeastern Kratie province,...

  • Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — The British government's insistence that its spies don't use the vast espionage powers of the U.S. National Security Agency to sidestep U.K. restrictions on domestic eavesdropping was called into question by a court document published Wednesday. The two-page memorandum...

  • Russia says France has set date to transfer ship

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian official says France has set a date next month for handing over a controversial navy ship to Russia. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin was quoted by Russian news agencies Wednesday as saying France has invited a Russian delegation to attend the...

  • Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days. The move goes beyond precautions recommended by the Obama...

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