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Lebanese stage sit-in at ministry over trash crisis

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces dragged a number of activists out of the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut, where they were staging an hours-long sit-in on Tuesday demanding the... more »»

 
 
 
Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

September 1, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis declared on Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite... more »»

Ukraine's parliament shows cracks over devolving powers

September 1, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament majority showed cracks Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was leaving the coalition over a measure to give more power to Ukraine's regions,... more »»

The Latest: EU eyes legal action for migration violations

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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The Latest: Hungary ponders sending 3,500 troops to border

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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The Latest: Greek ferries carry 4,000 migrants to mainland

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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4:25 p.m. more »»

Somali militants overrun base of African Union forces

September 1, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to... more »»

The Latest: Trafficking surges in fake Syrian passports

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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From 'Everest' to Depp, highlights of the Venice Film fest

September 1, 2015

VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner — the feast of fall film festivals. more »»

A primer on where pope stands on gays, divorce, climate

September 1, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is expected to raise issues ranging from climate change to income inequality when he visits Cuba and the United States Sept. 19-27. more »»

Lebanese group stages sit-in at ministry over trash crisis

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese protesters broke into the Environment Ministry in downtown Beirut Tuesday, staging a sit-in outside the minister's office and demanding his resignation over the country's... more »»

Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Upset migrants chanted "Freedom! Freedom!" and demanded to use their train tickets Tuesday after Hungary temporarily suspended all rail traffic from its main terminal in... more »»

Protests spotlight Lebanon dysfunction, but reforms elusive

September 1, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Anti-government demonstrators in Lebanon have staged three large rallies in the past two weeks and a small group Tuesday stormed the environment ministry to press demands for refor. more »»

The Latest: 5th suspect in deaths of 71 migrants in jail

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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Los Angeles City Council poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

September 1, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. candidate. more »»

Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border

September 1, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. more »»

The Latest: Hungary: Over 156,000 migrants have entered

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

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1:50 p.m. more »»

UK agency against cybercrime targeted in online attack

September 1, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Crime Agency says its website has been targeted in an apparent cyberattack. more »»

Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces

September 1, 2015

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to... more »»

Hungary shuts down rail traffic for westward-bound migrants

September 1, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main terminal in Budapest and cleared the train station of hundreds of migrants trying to board trains for Austria and... more »»

Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank

September 1, 2015

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy. more »»

 
 

 

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