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  • Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey

    SILOPI, Turkey (AP) — Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle's door. "IS took over last night," the power plant's foreman shouted, referring to the Islamic State...

  • PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. Almost a year after billionaire Carl Icahn opened a proxy fight pushing for the spinoff of PayPal, eBay President and CEO John Donahoe said Tuesday that, "The industry...

  • Police in birthplace of GM give Ford SUVs a spin

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The birthplace of General Motors is giving Ford SUVs a spin as the city's latest police vehicles. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1uZEPf7 ) Flint's state-appointed emergency manager Darnell Earley last week singed a resolution to pay a Ford dealer more than $78,000...

  • Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in rest of the Ukrainian economy this year. Ukrainians are rushing to insulate their walls, seal up...

  • Texas teen pleads guilty to shooting classmate

    TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager who says he accidentally shot and killed a fellow high school football player has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide. The Texarkana Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1u8lydt ) 19-year-old Aaron Conkleton pleaded guilty Monday to killing...

  • Texan who faked military past guilty in guns case

    HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas convicted felon who faked being an Army Ranger to get close to a decorated retired Navy Seal faces up to 10 years in prison for having two guns. Daniel Lee Marshall of Conroe pleaded guilty Monday to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, involving a semi-automatic...

  • New agreement to allow U.S. troops in Afghanistan past 2014

    The Bilateral Security Agreement allows for 9,800 U.S. soldiers to remain in Afghanistan past the end of the year to help train, equip and advise Afghan military and police forces.

  • HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's...

  • Wildlife populations plummet for 3,000 species

    GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups. The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based WWF largely blamed human threats to nature for a...

  • Obama, Indian PM Narenda Modi dine

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be fasting, but that did not stop him from dining with President Obama Monday night.

  • US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease....

  • 25th anniversary of East German exodus to the West

    PRAGUE (AP) — A former foreign minister of West Germany has arrived in Prague to meet former refugees from the East and commemorate events that led to communism's collapse in Eastern Europe and the reunification of Germany. Hans-Dietrich Genscher struck a deal with East German authorities to...

  • UK government plans curbs on nonviolent extremism

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister has proposed new powers to bar people with extremist views from appearing on television or publishing on social media even if they are not breaking any laws. Home Secretary Theresa May told a conference of the governing Conservatives that if re-elected...

  • ECB under pressure as inflation falls again

    LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money. Expectations that the bank will back such a program— similar...

  • Judge skeptical of Partners deal

    BOSTON (AP) — The planned takeover of three suburban hospitals by Partners Healthcare has been further delayed by a judge who raised serious concerns about the deal. Partners, the state's biggest health care system, has been trying for three years to merge with South Shore Hospital in Weymouth...



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