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  • Pakistan lawyer: British man on death row attacked

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A lawyer for a mentally-ill British man on death row in Pakistan has asked authorities to keep his client in hospital after he was wounded by a prison guard. The attorney, Aamer Anwar, says Mohammed Asghar's life is in danger if he is taken back to prison. Asghar was arrested...

  • Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school

    DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school.

  • PetroQuest sells Eagle Ford assets

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Lafayette-based PetroQuest Energy Inc. says it netted $9.7 million from the just-completed sale of its Eagle Ford assets. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1ppUFfq ) PetroQuest's leases in the Texas formation produced the equivalent of 195 barrels of oil per day....

  • Consumers Energy builds new 24-mile pipeline

    COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy has built a 24-mile natural gas pipeline in southwestern Michigan that's part of a $120 million project. The pipeline runs through St. Joseph and Branch counties and completes a 90-mile pipeline corridor, which the utility says will increase reliability...

  • Canfor to buy Miss. sawmill for $48.7 million

    HERMANVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Canadian company is buying a sawmill in southwest Mississippi for $48.7 million. Canfor Corp. of Vancouver, British Columbia, said Tuesday that it would buy Southern Lumber Co. of Hermanville from the Dearman and Sulser families. Southern Lumber makes pine boards,...

  • Pro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resign

    HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resign.

  • Taxis will charge flat rates from Gulfport airport

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Airport taxi and other ground-transportation companies will begin following new rules at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1vwj2xb ) the airport's board set flat rates the companies can charge to 24 specific destinations,...

  • Algeria's ailing president absent amid crises

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The silence of Algeria's ailing president since the kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker by Islamic State-inspired militants has ignited new concerns over his health and whether he's fit to rule the oil-rich North African nation — or indeed whether he's still doing...

  • Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca

    MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small, pilgrims could sit at the cube-shaped Kaaba and look out at the serene...

  • Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. Texas health officials...



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