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  • 2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

    AMMAN, Jordan – A Jordanian police captain opened fire Monday on instructors at an international police training center in Jordan's capital, killing a ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Suu Kyi's party heads for sweep in Myanmar's historic vote

    YANGON, Myanmar – The party of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi claimed victory Monday in virtually every seat in four states where results of Myanm ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Fraternity files $25M defamation suit against Rolling Stone

    RICHMOND, Va. – The fraternity that was the focus of a debunked Rolling Stone article about a gang rape filed a $25 million lawsuit against the magazi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

    SAN DIEGO – SeaWorld will end orca shows at its San Diego park after visitors at the tourist attraction made it clear they prefer seeing killer whales ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Obama, Netanyahu minimize differences, renew call for peace

    WASHINGTON – Minimizing sharp differences, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed their commitment to seeking ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Lawyer: Body cam showed no threats as police killed Louisiana boy

    MARKSVILLE, La. – A police body camera recorded the father of a 6-year-old autistic boy with his hands up and posing no threat as police fired into hi ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • University of Missouri president, chancellor leave over racial tensions

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The president of the University of Missouri system and the head of its flagship campus resigned Monday with the football team and othe ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 9; Obama, Netanyahu look to mend frayed ties

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • 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
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