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Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case
TORONTO (AP) -- Police have arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges.... 11/26/2014 4:06 PM

Algeria: Army killed one of Frenchman's kidnappers
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's justice minister says the army killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September.... 11/26/2014 4:06 PM

Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China
BEIJING (AP) -- A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.... 11/26/2014 4:06 PM

2 bombings kill 10 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi authorities say two bombings at a market and a commercial street have killed 10 people in Baghdad.... 11/26/2014 3:55 PM

Nigeria devalues currency amid falling oil price
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has devalued of the naira, setting the new official exchange rate at 168 to the dollar from its previous rate of 155.... 11/26/2014 3:55 PM

Killings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded state at the tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has become a battleground, with dozens of killings in a power struggle following the capture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman nearly a year ago.... 11/26/2014 3:53 PM

NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Tuesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine.... 11/26/2014 3:48 PM

Europeans debate common stand on Palestine
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Frustrated by deadlock in the Middle East peace process, a growing number of European leaders and lawmakers are calling for unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state.... 11/26/2014 3:33 PM

Powerful earthquake hits off eastern Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A powerful earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia late Wednesday, prompting villagers to flee to higher ground, but officials said a tsunami was unlikely.... 11/26/2014 3:31 PM

Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland says he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to expel him and says he wants the case against him to be declassified.... 11/26/2014 3:29 PM

Saudis suggest no need for OPEC output cut
VIENNA (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's oil minister is suggesting there is no need for OPEC to cut output despite a major fall in prices that has some other cartel members hurting.... 11/26/2014 3:28 PM

Activists raise Raqqa strikes' death toll to 95
BEIRUT (AP) -- The death toll from a series of Syrian government airstrikes on the Islamic State group's stronghold in northeastern Syria has risen to at least 95, making it one of the deadliest attacks on the city of Raqqa in the past three years, activists said Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 3:26 PM

Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town
PARIS (AP) -- An accidental discovery in a northern French library of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays - one of the rarest books in the world - has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars.... 11/26/2014 3:22 PM

Moldova: 5 suspected of planning election violence
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Moldovan prosecutors are questioning five people suspected of planning violent protests after parliamentary elections this weekend, amid concerns that Russia may try to gain greater influence in the country.... 11/26/2014 3:18 PM

Zimbabwe VP blocked from top post in ruling party
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's Vice President Joice Mujuru has been barred from running for a seat on a top committee of the ruling party amid accusations she plotted to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, 90.... 11/26/2014 3:14 PM

Greek diplomat dies in fall under Thai train
BANGKOK (AP) -- A diplomat from the Greek Embassy in Thailand died Wednesday after she fell under a moving train, officials said.... 11/26/2014 3:12 PM

AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Moderate Muslims must take a stand against religious extremists who violate the core values of Islam, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 3:10 PM

EU proposes $380 billion investment plan
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's executive has proposed a plan to boost investment in the bloc's flagging economy by 315 billion euros ($380 billion) by attracting reluctant private investors with guarantees and seed money. Experts warn, however, it alone will not be enough to restart growth.... 11/26/2014 2:54 PM

Correction: Britain-Muhammad Ali Documentary story
LONDON (AP) -- In a story Nov. 25 about a Muhammad Ali documentary, The Associated Press misspelled Veronica Porche's first name. Her name is Veronica, not Veronice. In addition, Maryum Ali's name was misspelled once as Maryam in the story.... 11/26/2014 2:53 PM

Lebanese FM: Cyprus may be jihadi transit point
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Lebanon's foreign minister says more attention should be paid to the possibility of Cyprus becoming a gateway for aspiring foreign jihadis to transit in and out of the Middle East.... 11/26/2014 2:31 PM