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  • China says 2 killed, many injured in explosions

    BEIJING (AP) — Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday. The explosions happened at about 5 p.m. Sunday in at least three places of Luntai county, according to a report on the...

  • Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion

    HOUSTON (AP) — German engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion. Under the deal announced early Monday in Germany, Siemens will pay $83 per common share of Dresser-Rand Group Inc., $3.09 more than the company's closing...

  • Climate justice now! Occupy the climate!

    NEW YORK -- It's hard to make a really big protest march about just one thing. Back in the days of giant rallies against the Iraq war, all sorts of groups wanted in on the action. There were communists. Anarchists. Protesters mad about the Florida recount. Katrina justice groups. Civil rights...

  • Xinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others

    BEIJING (AP) — Xinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others.

  • Police: 3 arrested after crashing stolen car on LI

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say three men were arrested after they crashed a stolen car while being pursued by officers. Detectives say Hempstead police saw the stolen Audi early Sunday but the driver refused to stop. They say driver Delroy Carter lost control of the car and...

  • Michael Moore out as Michigan film board member

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer will serve on the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council after Republican Gov. Rick Snyder named a suburban-Detroit businessman to replace him. Moore joined the council as an appointee of then-Democratic Gov....

  • Hudson Motor Car museum opens Sunday in Ypsilanti

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — It was a big weekend for cars in Ypsilanti. The southeastern Michigan community played host Sunday to both the public opening of the National Hudson Motor Car Company Museum and an annual orphan car show. The Hudson museum is sharing space with the Ypsilanti Automotive...

  • New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive. The commission named Ashraf Ghani...

  • Democratic women up the rhetoric amid midterm concerns

    In what appears to be an act of desperation, Democratic women have begun using domestic violence and other intense language against Republicans in the final months of the 2014 elections.

  • Power: We are not coordinating with Iran against Islamic terrorists

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said the United States is hardly alone in the quest to defeat Islamic terrorists.

  • Shiite Muslim rebels help create new government in Yemen

    The Shiite Muslim rebels called the Houthis are party to a peace agreement signed this weekend that calls for them, along with separatist factions, to nominate a new prime minister, the Associated Press and the BBC are reporting.

  • Landrieu 'keg stand' photo making rounds on social media

    Photos are making the rounds on Twitter showing Sen. Mary Landrieu helping a Louisiana State University student manage a "keg stand" before a football game on Saturday.

  • Obama congratulates new power-sharing leaders in Afghanistan

    President Obama on Sunday made a congratulatory call to Afghanistan's newly elected president, Ashraf Ghani, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, who have agreed to a power-sharing deal.

  • Dempsey: Afghan deal puts U.S. 'in a better place'

    "Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • New terror group could pose bigger threat to U.S. than ISIS

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said on "Face the Nation" Sunday that the threat of Khorasan is "more immediate" than the Islamic State, which the United States is targeting with airstrikes.



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