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World News

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

Iraqi Shiites battling IS group appeal for aid as shortages force desertions

Updated 00 minutes, 45 seconds ago

Egypt's gays go deeper underground, fearing crackdown

Egyptian authorities crack down on gays, seeking to show 'morals' credentials, activists say

Updated 00 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Human rights in spotlight after US-Cuba deal

US-Cuba deal to restore ties puts spotlight on island's human rights record

Updated 00 minutes, 56 seconds ago

No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro silent amid historic thaw in Cuba-US relations

Updated 01 minutes, 14 seconds ago

Pakistan: US drone strike kills 5 militants

Pakistan officials: US drone strike in northwestern tribal area kills 5 militants

Updated 25 minutes, 33 seconds ago

Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping

German researchers say security flaws allow worldwide eavesdropping of cellphone traffic

Updated 45 minutes, 42 seconds ago

AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens us all if society lives in fear

Updated 00 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies

Mandy Rice-Davies, key figure in Cold War scandal that rocked British politics, dies at 70

Updated 01 minutes, 31 seconds ago

Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

Woman arrested for murder in killings of 8 children in Australian home

Updated 1 hours, 27 minutes ago

Little-known book by pope outlines views, hopes for Cuba

Little-known book by pope outlines views, hopes for Cuba in criticizing Castro regime, embargo

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 01:20am EST

UN chief visits Ebola-ravaged West African nations

UN chief Ban Ki-moon visits W. African countries hardest hit by Ebola, pledges ongoing help

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 01:20am EST

European court rules obesity can be a disability

European court rules obesity can be a disability; decision could have vast implications

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 01:20am EST

Russia seeks 10 years in prison for Putin foe

Russian prosecutors demand 10 years behind bars for Alexei Navalny, Putin's chief foe

Saturday - 12/20/2014, 12:20am EST

In Lebanon, Syrian newborns risk statelessness

Nearly 30,000 Syrian children born in Lebanon as refugees at risk of statelessness

Friday - 12/19/2014, 07:34pm EST

Greek lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

Greek right-wing opposition lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

Friday - 12/19/2014, 05:20pm EST

Iraq clashes with IS delay evacuation of Yazidis

In Iraq, clashes with IS militants delay evacuation of last Yazidis trapped on Sinjar mountain

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:40pm EST

Hungary is new hot spot on migrant route into EU

Hungary becomes new hot spot into Western Europe for migrants from Kosovo, Syria and beyond

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:18pm EST

Spy's parents search for son after Cuba-US deal

Convicted spy's parents searching for son after Cuba-US relations breakthrough

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:10pm EST

Digital dilemma: How will US respond to Sony hack?

Evidence in Sony hack 'whodunit' mostly circumstantial; US weighs a North Korea response

Friday - 12/19/2014, 04:08pm EST

Suspected bomb found under N. Ireland soldier's car

Suspected booby-trap bomb found under British soldier's private car in Northern Ireland

Friday - 12/19/2014, 01:48pm EST
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