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  • Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union .

  • Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union. Tuesday's vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine's crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the president, the annexation of Crimea by...

  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said. Security forces in full battle gear administered CPR to wounded...

  • Raw: Mexico Celebrates Independence Day

    Mexico is celebrating its independence day. Huge crowds packed Mexico City's Zocalo Square for the event. (Sept. 16) SHOT LIST AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Mexico City, Mexico - 16 September, 2014 1. Wide Zocalo square 2. Mid scenario in the Zocalo square 3. Wide Mexican Cathedral...

  • Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key survey of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row as the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland weighed on sentiment. The ZEW institute said Tuesday its indicator of...

  • Cruise ship passengers bolster Portland's economy

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — City officials say the number of passengers scheduled to sail into Portland on cruise ships this year is up 15 percent over last year, providing a valuable boost to the area's economy. About 82,000 passengers on 74 ships are expected this year. In 2013, 58 ships carried...

  • Adams County approves $3M loan for hospital sale

    NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Adams County leaders have signed a $3 million loan to help finalize the sale of Natchez Regional Medical Center. Board of Supervisors attorney Scott Slover tells The Natchez Democrat (http://bit.ly/XumqMI ) the loan will pay administrative fees to close out the sale of the...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in Baltimore County shooting

    CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A double-shooting in Baltimore County has left one man dead and injured a second, and two suspects were arrested after fleeing the crime scene. Baltimore County police say an officer heard gunshots Monday evening in Catonsville. He soon spotted a man running down the...

  • 2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch road

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist. The Zeeland Security Region said in a statement that the series of crashes happened early Tuesday on...

  • World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the...

  • Nobel laureates appeal to South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of Nobel peace laureates is appealing to South Africa to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama, who abandoned an attempt to get permission to travel to Cape Town next month. The 14 Nobel laureates said in a statement Monday that the Tibetan spiritual leader withdrew his...

  • House measure to train Syrian rebels features strict controls

    The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian rebels, but without the $500 million he sought to pay for it and with strict controls.

  • Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plans

    The continuing strength of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in the country has already stalled plans to rehabilitate terrorists held by the U.S. there.

  • Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded.

  • Shots fired in Danish courthouse; 1 dead

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police say shots have been fired inside a court building in the capital Copenhagen, killing one person and seriously wounding a second. In a statement Tuesday, police say a suspect has been arrested and a shotgun has been seized. There was no information on the...



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