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Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during rally
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Insurgents have fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital as scores of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria.... 10/13/2015 8:10 AM

2 shells hit Russian embassy area in Syrian capital as hundreds of supporters gathered out...
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- 2 shells hit Russian embassy area in Syrian capital as hundreds of supporters gathered outside.... 10/13/2015 8:07 AM

Kosovo opposition protests detention of its leader
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) -- Kosovo police say 15 policemen and one civilian were injured during a violent protest by the opposition Self-Determination Party, after an opposition lawmaker was taken in for questioning.... 10/13/2015 8:06 AM

Iran's parliament approves on nuclear deal with world powers
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament voted on Tuesday to support implementing the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, sending the measure to a council of senior clerics for who will review the accord before its final approval.... 10/13/2015 7:59 AM

SABMiller agrees in principle to merger with Budweiser owner
BRUSSELS (AP) -- At the sixth time of asking, British-based brewer SABMiller accepted "in principle" Tuesday a 69 billion-pound ($106 billion) takeover offer from Belgian-Brazilian Anheuser Busch InBev that will create the world's biggest beer company and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser and Miller Genuine Draft.... 10/13/2015 7:56 AM

American Nobel laureate Richard Heck is buried in Manila
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- American Nobel laureate for chemistry Richard Heck, who designed a method of building complex molecules that has helped fight cancer, protect crops and make electronic devices, was buried Tuesday in a metropolitan Manila cemetery beside the tomb of his Filipino wife. He was 84.... 10/13/2015 7:53 AM

Israeli police: At least 1 dead, 4 hurt in Jerusalem attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/13/2015 7:53 AM

China September imports plunge in new sign of weakness
BEIJING (AP) -- China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.... 10/13/2015 7:46 AM

Russian missile-maker contradicts Dutch MH17 crash report
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian state-controlled missile-maker says its own investigation of last year's crash of the MH17 airliner over rebel eastern Ukraine contradicts conclusions from a Dutch probe.... 10/13/2015 7:44 AM

Russian missile-maker says its own MH17 crash investigation contradicts Dutch report
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian missile-maker says its own MH17 crash investigation contradicts Dutch report.... 10/13/2015 7:33 AM

Toyota promises better mileage and ride with Prius hybrid
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota is rolling out a revamped Prius hybrid packed with incremental improvements in the battery, engine, wind resistance and weight for better mileage and a smoother ride.... 10/13/2015 7:23 AM

China says Russia, US must avoid fighting proxy war in Syria
BEIJING (AP) -- The U.S. and Russia must not allow the conflict in Syria to develop into a full-blown proxy war, China's ruling Communist Party said Tuesday, chiding both Moscow and Washington for having an outdated Cold War mindset.... 10/13/2015 7:21 AM

Palestinian stabs Jewish man in central Israeli city
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian from east Jerusalem stabbed an Israeli man on a busy main street of a central Israeli city Tuesday, police said, in the latest violent outburst of a month-long wave of attacks.... 10/13/2015 7:10 AM

Asian stocks lower on weak China import data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday as China's trade data showed a larger-than-expected slide in imports, deepening concerns about slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.... 10/13/2015 7:00 AM

AB InBev and SABMiller agree in principle on merger to create world's biggest beer company
BRUSSELS (AP) -- AB InBev and SABMiller agree in principle on merger to create world's biggest beer company.... 10/13/2015 6:51 AM

Japan says may cut UNESCO funds over Nanjing massacre move
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan said Tuesday that it may cut funding for UNESCO after the U.N. world heritage body included documents on a World War II-era massacre by Japanese troops on a Chinese city in its Memory of the World register, a move Tokyo criticized as biased.... 10/13/2015 6:35 AM

Vanuatu in political chaos after lawmakers pardon themselves
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu found itself in political chaos Tuesday following an extraordinary few days in which 14 lawmakers were found guilty of corruption but were then pardoned by one of their own while the president was abroad.... 10/13/2015 5:23 AM

Landslide hits makeshift homes in Pakistan, killing 13
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, killing 13 people.... 10/13/2015 4:51 AM

Philippines backs US plan to sail ship near Chinese island
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines on Tuesday backed a reported U.S. plan to challenge China's territorial claims by deploying a Navy ship close to a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea, saying it was important for the international community to safeguard freedom of navigation in the disputed waters.... 10/13/2015 4:49 AM

Blast rocks Tianjin, 2 months after fatal explosion
BEIJING (AP) -- Two months after massive explosions left 173 people dead or missing in a major port city in northern China, Tianijn has been rattled again by a warehouse blast.... 10/13/2015 3:48 AM

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