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  • Yemen government signs peace deal with Shiites

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes, state media said, giving no details on the content of the agreement. UN Envoy to Yemen...

  • US Secretary of State Kerry meets Iran's Zarif

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif for talks expected to focus on the prospects of reaching an agreement on reducing Tehran's atomic activities in exchange for an end to nuclear-related sanctions on the Tehran....

  • Orlando closing busy road for pedestrians

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ciclovia (see-kloh-VEE-ah) is happening in Orlando this weekend. Ciclovia is a long standing tradition in South America of closing roads to cars on Sundays to allow pedestrians and bicyclists the chance to use streets often clogged with auto traffic. In Orlando's case, a...

  • Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento to Burbank had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles after its wing flaps malfunctioned. An airline spokesman says flight 1704 was safely diverted to Los Angeles International Airport Saturday after "an indication of a...

  • White House intruder identified as Army veteran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday. Authorities have identified the intruder from Friday night's shocking incident as Omar J....

  • Western Mexico state reports new mine spill

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a river spill from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico. Sonora state Civil Protection director Carlos Arias says his agency is alerting people to avoid using water from the Sonora River after local...

  • US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that falling crude oil prices...

  • 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.

  • Feinstein: Congress must debate military force against Islamic State

    The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.

  • Peter King: We'll investigate Secret Service over White House breach

    A top House Republican Sunday said it is "inexcusable" that a man was able to gain access to the White House on Friday without the Secret Service stopping him, and he believes Congress will launch a investigation.

  • Climate change march brings thousands to New York

    Thousands of people massed along Central Park in what might have seemed like a procession for one of many holiday parades that pass through this city. And while the mood was festive, the cause was more solemn -- act now on climate change, or face the consequences.

  • Steyer: 'No question' his climate super PAC is having political effect

    Its main goal is to put candidates who support climate change policies in office, but it's hit GOP candidates and incumbents on a number of issues outside the climate sphere.

  • Ebola warning: CDC tells airlines to 'treat all body fluids as infectious'

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent, increasing their warnings on Ebola, is now warning airlines and jet staff to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights.

  • Yemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned.

  • Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen in Egypt's capital

    CAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Nile-side Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. In a separate incident, a military helicopter on a training mission crashed in an oasis province...



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