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  • 2 al-Shabab suspects arrested in Frankfurt

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday. The federal prosecutors' office said in a statement Sunday that the men were detained in Kenya last month and deported to Germany....

  • Arab states lag in media war against extremists

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab...

  • Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for moderate Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony. "To kill in the name of God is a...

  • 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 on Sunday only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive. The commission named Ashraf...

  • Old Sioux City riverboat casino to be removed soon

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City officials say the old Argosy riverboat casino might not be removed before the deadline. Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott tells the Sioux City Journal (http://bit.ly/1obsCAc ) he's concerned the old casino won't be gone by the Sept. 28 deadline. The old Argosy Sioux...

  • Regional chamber may form in Acadiana

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A movement is underway to create a regional approach to economic development in Acadiana. Jason El Koubi, president the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, said plans are underway to create a "super" chamber of commerce for the Acadiana region. The Daily World reported...

  • Hudson Motor Car museum opens Sunday in Ypsilanti

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — It's a big weekend for cars in Ypsilanti. The southeastern Michigan community on Sunday is to play host 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...

  • 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...

  • 'Peaceful democratic transition' begins in Afghanistan: John Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry has hailed the "extraordinary statesmanship" of the two Afghan leaders who inked a power-sharing agreement this weekend.

  • Poll shows Massachusetts race for governor is tied

    The survey, released Sunday, found state Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Charlie Baker each with 42 percent of support among likely voters in the Bay State.

  • In wake of intruder, Secret Service will increase White House security

    The Secret Service is beefing up surveillance and protection of the White House grounds after a man managed to jump the North Lawn fence and sprint inside the mansion.

  • Bush nephew's PAC to back Cotton, others

    A PAC affiliated with George W. Bush's nephew has picked its top candidates for this election cycle.



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