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By JIM GOMEZ | October 21, 2014 11:42 pm
Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp
  • Kurdish fighters killed in Syria buried in Turkey
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:42 pm
    Hundreds of supporters chanting slogans turned out to accompany three Kurdish fighters -- two men and a woman barely out of her teens -- to their final resting place in a dusty cemetery on the edge of the Turkish town of Suruc, within view of the Syrian border and the besieged town of Kobani. But there was one notable absence: their families.
  • Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:36 pm
    He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern.
  • Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:24 pm
    The city of Abu Ghraib will never fall to the Islamic State group, Sheikh Khalil Ibrahim Haidan said, launching into discussion at his family farm.
  • HK protest talks show gap between students, govt
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:24 pm
    On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the line-up of seasoned government officials in their formal suits.
  • Hunt for 43 students highlights Mexico's missing
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:12 pm
    Long before 43 teachers college students disappeared in an attack by police, Maria Guadalupe Orozco's son went missing in the same southern Mexico city of Iguala.
  • 2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:00 pm
    A second ship was preparing to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, as Malaysia's defense minister expressed confidence the plane will be found.
  • Mexican rights body alleges troops murdered 15
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 11:00 pm
    Soldiers killed as many as 15 people after they surrendered in an abandoned warehouse in southern Mexico last summer, according to a scathing National Human Rights Commission report that lays out allegations of threats, torture, fake autopsies and crime-scene manipulation designed to cover up the illegal acts.
  • Japan's exports up in September, deficit persists
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:36 pm
    Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday.
  • NKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:06 pm
    For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju Song looks breezily connected. A tablet computer is propped on his table in the United Nations' bustling delegates lounge. He hands out his name card with a Gmail address and mobile number and suggests a "coffee meeting to exchange views."
  • S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 10:06 pm
    South Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old front-line Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare, with officials saying Wednesday the structure was unsafe.
  • Investigators: Secret Service use 'problematic'
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 9:12 pm
    A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.
  • APEC finance ministers meeting in Beijing
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 8:31 pm
    Asia Pacific finance ministers are meeting Wednesday in Beijing to consider coordinated responses amid concerns over a slowdown in the regional economy highlighted by lower Chinese growth figures.
  • Marine suspect transferred to Philippine detention
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 8:31 pm
    The U.S. military turned over a Marine suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino to the Philippine military's main camp in the capital Wednesday, easing a looming irritant over his custody, officials said.
  • Opposition leader Anwar expects to be jailed again
    Associated Press | October 21, 2014 8:30 pm
    Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said he expects Malaysia's top court will dismiss his final appeal against a sodomy conviction next week and that he will be sent to prison for the second time in a decade. Anwar was sentenced to five years in prison in March on charges of sodomizing a male aide after the appeals court overturned an earlier acquittal. The Federal Court will hear his appeal Oct. 28-29.
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