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  • Yemen state media: Prime minister resigns

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's official news agency says Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Bassindwa has resigned following days of violence that left more than 140 dead and prompted thousands to flee their homes. The agency gave no details and it was not immediately clear if his resignation has been...

  • Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict. An Associated Press reporter estimated the crowd at about 20,000, although the city police department put the number...

  • Last king of Nepal suffers heart attack

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday. Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the intensive care unit and was out of danger, said Dr. Bharat Rawat at the...

  • Hopes dim for return of Philippine troops to Golan

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future. A group of 244 Philippine...

  • Chinese town protests over trash incinerator

    BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval. People "illegally gathered" on Saturday to protest in Boluo County in Guangdong, according to...

  • Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. The hostages — 46 Turks and three Iraqis — were returned to Turkey on Saturday after...

  • Alton's ConAgra plant gets new name, new sign

    ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Alton's ConAgra Foods plant has a new name. A new sign outside the plant says Ardent Mills, The (Alton) Telegraph reported (http://bit.ly/XGjso3). Ardent Mills, a joint venture by ConAgra Mills, Cargill and CHS, began operating as the nation's largest flour milling company...

  • 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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