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  • Fiji's military ruler headed for big election win

    SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military ruler for the past eight years appeared to be headed to a decisive victory Thursday to become the South Pacific nation's elected leader. With votes from three-fifths of polling stations counted, Voreqe Bainimarama's Fiji First party was winning 60 percent of...

  • Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

    NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister is ruling out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warning that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate. Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that Iran has...

  • Los Cabos in a mess 3 days after Odile's wrath

    SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) — Desperate locals and tourists were in survival mode in the resort area of Los Cabos on Wednesday, with electrical and water service still out three days after Hurricane Odile made landfall as a monster Category 3 storm. Looters stripped supermarkets of their...

  • Minority scholar denies separatism at China trial

    URUMQI, China (AP) — A high-profile Muslim Uighur scholar and government critic denied that he had encouraged separatism as he entered the second and likely final day of hearings Thursday in China's far western region of Xinjiang, where authorities say terrorists are seeking an independent...

  • 15 detained in Australian counterterrorism raids

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police detained 15 people Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. About 800 federal and state police officers raided more than a dozen properties across Sydney as part...

  • AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US ties

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if elected she'll improve ties with the U.S. and strongly push for human rights in nations like Cuba. She...

  • US official: Venezuela fighting drug trafficking

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Even as the U.S. and Venezuela publicly feud about the role the South American country plays in fighting drug smuggling, there are signs the two nations may not be as far apart on the issue as it seems. The U.S. State Department's top anti-narcotics official said...

  • Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

    TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai...

  • Australian police detain 15 people in the country's largest counterterrorism operation

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police detain 15 people in the country's largest counterterrorism operation.

  • Bahamas imposes new immigration restrictions

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The Bahamas' government announced a measure Wednesday aimed at making it harder for migrants to work in the island chain and said it was considering additional restrictions as part of a plan that appeared mostly aimed at the large numbers of Haitians who have settled in...

  • AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group....

  • Gucci opens fashion week with hippy chic looks

    MILAN (AP) — Milan rang in its fashion week with something old, and something new, and some still on the cusp. Tried-and-true designers like Gucci opened up five days of womenswear previews for next spring and summer, alongside some hot, young talent -- Stella Jean and Fausto Puglesi, to name...

  • SCOTLAND POLL

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  • Israeli rising star quits politics

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A rising political star seen as a potential successor to Israel's prime minister has announced he will quit politics in a surprise move. Gideon Saar, Israel's 47-year-old Interior Minister, has climbed the ranks in his Likud party, finishing first in the past two primaries....

  • Raw: US Tourists Depart Tijuana After Odile

    Hundreds of U.S. tourists were flown to Tijuana after Hurricane Odile pounded Mexico's Baha Peninsula; then U.S. Consulate transported them on buses to San Diego to make their connections home. (Sept. 17) SHOTLIST: AP Television - AP Clients Only Tijuana, Mexico - September 17, 2014 1....



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