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  • Lufthansa cabin crew union expands strike campaign

    BERLIN – A union representing cabin crew at Lufthansa is expanding a strike campaign, announcing that it will stage all-day walkouts at Frankfurt, Mun ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 2nd train derails in Wis. in 2 days, spills crude oil

    WATERTOWN, Wis. – A Canadian Pacific Railway train derailed Sunday, spilling less than 1,000 gallons of crude oil and prompting evacuations in Wiscons ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Federal standards keep young pilots from manning drones

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Megan Halek could be the best unmanned aircraft pilot coming out of the University of North Dakota’s highly regarded aviation prog ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Croatia's conservatives claim victory in general vote

    ZAGREB, Croatia – Croatia's conservative opposition claimed victory Sunday against the ruling center-left coalition in the Balkan country's first parl ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Missouri football players pressure school leaders over race

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Student protests over racial incidents on the University of Missouri campus escalated over the weekend when at least 30 black football ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Carson: Questions on background aren't "real" scandals

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday that he’s facing an unprecedented level of scrutiny about the veracity of his li ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Armed groups target elephants in Congo park

    JOHANNESBURG – The eight suspected poachers stood under a tree, apparently unaware they were being tracked by 10 rangers from Congo’s Garamba National ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Noise in last second of Russian plane’s cockpit recording

    CAIRO – A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed last week in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Brazil rescuers search for 19 missing after dams burst

    MARIANA, Brazil – Searchers used small airplanes and a drone Saturday to look for 19 people confirmed as missing following the burst of two dams insid ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Sierra Leone declared free of Ebola, as Guinea struggles

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – Cheers erupted and people danced in the streets Saturday as Sierra Leone marked the end of the Ebola outbreak within its bord ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Burundians flee capital ahead of looming security crackdown

    BUJUMBURA, Burundi – Carrying prized possessions, scores of people fled Burundi's capital Saturday before a looming security crackdown that many fear ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

    TORONTO – Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • No arrest yet after Texas state judge shot outside her home

    AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities provided few details Saturday about the Texas state judge who was shot and wounded in the driveway of her Austin home.
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Pentagon plan to close Guantanamo expected in coming week

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon's plan outlining the long-stalled effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, expected in the coming week, includes ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Louisiana police arrest 2 officers in autistic boy’s death

    NEW ORLEANS – Two Louisiana law enforcement officers remained jailed Saturday while their colleagues tried to sort out the details that led to the dea ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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