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  • IAEA urges Iran to meet investigation request

    VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic agency is urging Iran to provide answers over suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms. Speaking at Monday's general conference of his International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano said Iran had implemented some measures in an agreement meant to...

  • Yemen Shiite rebels rout Islamist-allied general

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavily armed Yemeni Shiite militiamen took over the headquarters and house of a powerful army general allied to Sunni Islamists on Monday and set up checkpoints across the capital, Sanaa, after sweeping across the city as the general and his allies fled and went into hiding....

  • AutoZone tops 4Q profit expectations

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — AutoZone Inc. (AZO) on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $373.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $11.28. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by...

  • Michigan attorney general sues over propane costs

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general is suing one propane seller alleging price-gouging last winter and has reached a more than $100,000 agreement with another propane company. Bill Schuette (SHOO'-tee) said in a statement Monday that the lawsuit against AmeriGas and agreement with...

  • Enrollment slips at Nicholls State

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Enrollment in workforce programs at Nicholls State University increased though total enrollment dipped for the fall semester. Overall enrollment dipped 4 percent, lowering the university's total to 6,298. Officials expected the decline based on the large spring-summer...

  • Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis

    NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis. The protesters, dressed in blue, scheduled a rally in Battery Park before marching...

  • Terrebonne to increase focus on public transit

    HOUMA, La. (AP) — Terrebonne Parish officials will increase their focus on public transportation with projects to bolster the bus system and increase rail service in the parish. The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1parsoR ) Councilwoman Beryl Amedee (AH'-muh-day) and parish Senior Planner Chris...

  • Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

    MOUND CITY, Mo. (AP) — A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri near several wildlife areas has decided to look elsewhere because modifications needed to protect the area's animals made it financially unworkable. Element Power, based in Oregon, had proposed erecting...

  • Clorox exits Venezuela citing govt restrictions

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty. Shares jumped 3 percent before the opening bell Monday. The consumer products company said that for almost three years its affiliate,...

  • Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale. A year ago, Apple Inc. said it had sold 9 million of the then-new iPhone 5C and 5S models. The iPhone is available in the U.S.,...

  • Boyfriend detained after woman's body found in car

    MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a woman was found dead in a vehicle in the backyard of a Monrovia home and her boyfriend was detained at the scene. Deputy Amber Smith says authorities received a call Sunday from the boyfriend's parents, who were concerned...

  • Ransom: Dems sold top House positions for $100,000; $200,000 for legislation

    House Democrats, panicked after Newt Gingrich and the GOP shocked Washington by winning the House in 1994, became so obsessed with raising money to take back the chamber they even sold off top leadership jobs, according to a longtime Democratic fundraiser.

  • Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians

    BEIRUT (AP) — The spokesman of the Islamic State militant group says his fighters are ready to face a U.S.-led military coalition and is calling on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight. Islamic State group spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani says President Barack...

  • Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sawsan Chebli said Monday that Germany was planning the conference for Oct. 28, "since we can't assume...

  • Image of Asia: Kicking for Myanmar gold

    In this photo by Eugene Hoshiko, Myanmar's Phyu Phyu Than kicks the ball as Laos player Koy Xayavong blocks during the women's doubles sepak takraw final match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Myanmar beat Laos 2-0 to win the gold medal. Sepak takraw is a centuries-old sport...



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