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By The Associated Press | September 22, 2014 3:18 pm
Many still lack power in Los Cabos; storm toll 5
  • UN members endorse Indigenous Peoples rights
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 3:12 pm
    The United Nations General Assembly on Monday approved a document strengthening the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide.
  • Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 3:12 pm
    A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
  • Libya rival backers reject outside interference
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 3:06 pm
    The United Nations, the European Union and 13 countries, including those suspected of supporting rival sides in Libya, signed an agreement Monday that calls for an end to any "outside interference" in the country that is plagued by violence and torn between two governments and parliaments.
  • Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 3:06 pm
    Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic.
  • Senator: Drop nomination of controversial judge
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 2:54 pm
    President Barack Obama's controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party.
  • Syrian opposition chief urges airstrikes in Syria
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 2:42 pm
    The head of Syria's main Western-backed opposition group on Thursday called for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria, saying urgent action was required "to avert catastrophe."
  • Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 2:24 pm
    Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign.
  • Yemeni Shiite rebel sweep into capital kills 340
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 2:12 pm
    In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and triggering an exodus of civilians from the city after a week of fighting that left 340 people dead.
  • US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 1:42 pm
    Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday.
  • Argentine doctors tried in 'dirty war' baby thefts
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 1:30 pm
    Two Argentine doctors are being tried on suspicion of stealing babies from political prisoners during the country's 1976-1983 dictatorship.
  • Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 1:06 pm
    Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers.
  • Islamic State group calls for attacking civilians
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 1:00 pm
    The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad.
  • Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 12:54 pm
    Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists.
  • Computer bungle leads to Mexico child porn arrest
    Associated Press | September 22, 2014 12:48 pm
    Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group of parents, but accidentally called up images of child pornography on his computer.
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