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By BRAD BROOKS | October 24, 2014 9:12 pm
Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'
  • Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 9:06 pm
    The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.
  • 16 killed in China coal mine collapse
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 8:54 pm
    A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.
  • Nepal bus crash kills 14, injures dozens
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 8:18 pm
    A Nepal bus packed with people, including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for a Hindu festival, veered off a mountain highway, killing 14 and injuring dozens, police said Saturday.
  • Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 7:42 pm
    A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
  • Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 7:24 pm
    Brazil's presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy.
  • Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 7:12 pm
    A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
  • Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 7:12 pm
    Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.
  • Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 6:06 pm
    A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court Saturday to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity.
  • Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 4:31 pm
    The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.
  • After attacks, Canada balances security, openness
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 4:24 pm
    Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower.
  • Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 4:07 pm
    The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation -- Mali -- renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.
  • Canada to give slain soldier hero's send-off
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 3:48 pm
    The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.
  • UN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 3:06 pm
    The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut off a lucrative source of funding for the al-Qaida linked extremist group al-Shabab.
  • Public donations pay for Argentine national park
    Associated Press | October 24, 2014 3:06 pm
    Argentines have a new national park that is home to endangered species like jaguars and crowned solitary eagles, thanks to donations from the public to cover the initial cost.
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