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Twister kills 10 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 10 people were killed, authorities said.... 5/25/2015 4:53 PM

Sudanese government denies supporting rebels in South Sudan
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- The Sudanese government denied on Monday it was supporting rebels in South Sudan after it accused Khartoum of supplying arms to the insurgents threatening its oil fields.... 5/25/2015 4:42 PM

Independent candidate rides hated of politics in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname.... 5/25/2015 4:35 PM

Opposition leader claims Burundi not ready for polls
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi is not ready for parliamentary or presidential elections next month because the government is curtailing freedoms including preventing the opposition from campaigning, a leading opposition candidate said, as protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term continued in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura.... 5/25/2015 4:30 PM

Elections in Suriname to decide gov't for next 5 years
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) -- Suriname's President Desi Bouterse is betting that elections to choose the South American country's next Parliament will keep him and his party in power for another five years.... 5/25/2015 4:30 PM

Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.... 5/25/2015 4:22 PM

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) -- California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.... 5/25/2015 3:58 PM

German protests Russia's decision to turn away Merkel ally
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany is protesting Russia's decision to turn away an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel.... 5/25/2015 3:50 PM

Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate refused to attend a Monday court hearing on his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."... 5/25/2015 3:47 PM

UK leader Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the other 27 EU nations living in the U.K.... 5/25/2015 3:46 PM

Bangladesh bans Islamist group accused of killing bloggers
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Bangladesh on Monday banned a radical Islamist group accused of attacking and killing atheist bloggers and writers.... 5/25/2015 3:38 PM

Egypt official says Sinai extremists kill soldier in clashes
El-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- An Egyptian army official says extremists have killed a conscript and wounded an officer in clashes in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula.... 5/25/2015 3:37 PM

Burkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery.... 5/25/2015 3:30 PM

French president revives political duo with his ex
PARIS (AP) -- A new person has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings at the Elysee Palace: Segolene Royal, the president's ex-companion and mother of his four children.... 5/25/2015 3:24 PM

South African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.... 5/25/2015 3:15 PM

Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.... 5/25/2015 3:14 PM

Brazil prison riot leaves at least 7 dead
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left at least seven dead after a fight between two gangs escalated and led to about 70 people, many visiting family members, being held hostage for several hours.... 5/25/2015 2:59 PM

United Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.... 5/25/2015 2:59 PM

Tornado kills 10 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A tornado raged through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna early Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying homes and upending cars and other vehicles.... 5/25/2015 2:56 PM

China cuts import tax on clothes, other goods
BEIJING (AP) -- China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending and economic growth.... 5/25/2015 2:45 PM



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