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  • Egypt official says working to amend protest law

    CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman of Egypt's transitional justice ministry says the body is drafting amendments to the country's disputed protest law, which bans demonstrations without a police permit. Mahmoud Abdel-Bari says on Tuesday that the ministry will announce a draft law within days....

  • Medical charity: Time running out to stop Ebola

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — International efforts to stop the accelerating spread of Ebola in West Africa were ramping up Tuesday, but a medical charity warned that the response is still dangerously behind and time is running out to act. Public health experts and the governments of West African...

  • 1 Polish soldier killed, 2 wounded in Afghanistan

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish military spokesman says one Polish soldier has been killed and two others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. Spokesman Lt. Col. Piotr Walatek said Sgt. Rafal Celebudzki was killed early Tuesday on a street in Kabul when a suicide attacker exploded a...

  • 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...

  • China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

    BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff with Vietnam earlier this year has made its first deep sea gas discovery in the politically volatile South China Sea, state media announced Tuesday. The discovery by China National Offshore Oil Corp. was made...

  • Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting

    NEW YORK (AP) — Allergan and Pershing Square are agreeing on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board. Allergan will hold special shareholders meeting, as Pershing Square and its partner, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, continue their push for control of the...

  • Chicago man charged in sex assault, officer injury

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend and injuring a university police officer who tried to help her has been ordered held on $800,000 bond. A Cook County judge charged Diego Rodriguez, 20, on Monday with felony counts including aggravated criminal sexual...

  • Hearing set for man accused in deadly bank holdup

    BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been scheduled for another federal court appearance. U.S. District Judge J. Phil Gilbert has ordered James Nathaniel Watts to appear Oct. 1 in...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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