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  • Raw: Police Display Peru's Biggest Drug Haul

    Peruvian police put on display 7.6 tons of cocaine in what they call their country's largest haul. (Sept. 2) SHOTLIST: ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Lima, Peru - 1 September, 2014 1. Various of police officers unloading packages containing cocaine from back of National Police...

  • Nebraska students can win scholarships with art

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska students dreaming of the future can win a scholarship from First National Bank by drawing a picture of what they envision becoming when they grow up. Nebraska students from first grade to eighth grade can enter the contest by submitting a drawing before the end of...

  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    LONDON (AP) — The euro has fallen to a one-year low against the dollar as Europe's single currency remains under pressure ahead of this week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank. In trading Tuesday, the euro fell to $1.3115, its lowest level since the $1.3103 it struck on Sept. 6,...

  • AAA Michigan: Gas prices rise 8 cents in past week

    DEARBON, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state rose about 8 cents in the last week. The auto club says that the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was $3.59 on Monday. That's about 15 cents less than one year ago. Dearborn-based AAA Michigan...

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  • Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked...

  • US military attacks al-Shabab in Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group's leader. Al-Shabab had attacked the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi,...

  • Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

    CAIRO (AP) — Fierce clashes in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official said Tuesday. The fighting erupted late on Monday, with forces and fighter jets belonging to Gen....

  • Gunmen in Tunisia attempt to kill politician

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A secular Tunisian parliamentarian narrowly escaped assassination by six masked gunmen who surrounded his home early Tuesday in a city near the Algerian border, the Interior Ministry said. The attack came less than two months before fiercely competitive parliamentary...

  • Putin's aide confirms '2 weeks to Kiev' remark

    MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, a presidential aide, told reporters in Moscow...

  • Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

    BANGKOK (AP) — When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive. Wassana, a lifetime resident of the slums, viewed it as a nine-month solution to her family's...

  • Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign. The session of both houses —...

  • Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

    BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops,...

  • Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities. Air defense chief Gen. Farzad Esmaili said the Talash-3, or Endeavor-3 missile will enable Iranian forces to "shoot down any hostile target,"...

  • Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes. In a new report, Amnesty International said militants have...



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