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  • Guatemala clash over development plans kills 8

    PAJOQUES, Guatemala (AP) — An argument among villagers over plans to build a cement factory and a highway erupted into a battle with guns and machetes, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens, authorities said Saturday. At least six vehicles and a house were burned in Pajoques, a town...

  • Chinese town protests over trash incinerator

    BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval. People "illegally gathered" on Saturday to protest in Boluo County in Guangdong, according to...

  • Rain falls on Baja's tip as storm passes to south

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Polo churned south of the Baja California Peninsula on Saturday night, whipping up waves along the shore and swirling more rain onto residents trying to recover from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Odile. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Polo was...

  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the...

  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the...

  • China says 88 fugitives returned from abroad

    BEIJING (AP) — China's police ministry says 88 fugitives wanted for graft, fraud and other economic offenses have been extradited or returned on their own from the United States, Canada and other countries. The ministry said Sunday that one fugitive had spent 14 years in Canada and was accused...

  • Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world. More than 120 world leaders convene Tuesday for a U.N. summit aimed at galvanizing political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015. Environmentalists...

  • Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago...

  • 55 tons of trash pulled from California waterways

    AUBURN, Calif. (AP) — State officials say some 55 tons of trash was removed from the California's drought-stricken waterways during the Great Sierra River Cleanup. A release from organizers Saturday says more than 100,000 pounds of bottles, cans, appliances, car parts and other debris were...

  • Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.

  • The return of King Dollar

    For those who haven't been paying attention, the American dollar is in the midst of a rally not seen since the 1990s. It's racing past the euro, the yen and other currencies. Investors worldwide are buying the equivalent of stock in America, Inc.

  • Biden gets another free pass

    There is simply no way a Republican could get away with the buffoonery Biden peddles almost daily. Is the lack of genuine scrutiny over Biden's mistakes a reflection of the media's handling him like an unserious person?

  • Letting in the wrong refugees

    Fresh terror busts in Australia expose a common Achilles' heel of the West: Indiscriminate refugee policies turn free countries into breeding grounds for jihad. It's the same game in America. Soldiers of Islam have weaponized our blind generosity against us.

  • Kansas Democratic candidate explains 1998 strip club incident

    Kansas' Democratic gubernatorial candidate said he was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" when he was caught in a strip club sting in 1998.

  • Kurdish fighters pour into Syria to fight Islamic State

    Hundreds of Kurdish fighters entered Syria from Turkey and Iraq Saturday to defend Syrian Kurds from attack by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.



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