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Sierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 8:03 PM

Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case
TORONTO (AP) -- Prominent former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host Jian Ghomeshi was arrested Wednesday on sexual assault charges and ordered to live with his mother while the case that has rocked Canada's vaunted public broadcaster is heard.... 11/26/2014 7:55 PM

Panama diplomat killed in Belize; suspect detained
BELIZE CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Belize say they have detained a man suspected of killing a Panamanian diplomat.... 11/26/2014 7:36 PM

Spy balloons give police new view of Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police are watching from above in their attempts to keep control in Jerusalem in the face of the city's worst wave of violence in nearly a decade.... 11/26/2014 7:35 PM

AP's Euler wins French presidential photo prize
PARIS (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande has awarded a special presidential photography prize to Michel Euler of The Associated Press - for a spur-of-the-moment shot that makes the president look like he's dressed as one of his gold-helmeted guards.... 11/26/2014 7:21 PM

Guinea, hit by Ebola, reports only 1 cholera case
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- The health workers rode on canoes and rickety boats to deliver cholera vaccines to remote islands in Guinea. Months later, the country has recorded only one confirmed cholera case this year, down from thousands.... 11/26/2014 7:16 PM

Mexico's left faces problems as leader quits
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.... 11/26/2014 7:09 PM

Israeli leader seeks to revoke rights of inciters
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister says he will work to revoke residency rights and social benefits of people who commit politically motivated violence and those who support them.... 11/26/2014 6:59 PM

Dutch seek to harness energy from salt water mix
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 6:51 PM

Italian police shut down counterfeit money ring
MILAN (AP) -- Police in Naples have broken up a counterfeit money ring that allegedly printed millions worth of fake euro bills and coins distributed in Europe and North Africa.... 11/26/2014 6:49 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 20 villagers near Chibok
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack Monday on two villages on the outskirts of Chibok, the town where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April, said a Nigerian civilian defense officer.... 11/26/2014 6:35 PM

Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.... 11/26/2014 6:34 PM

Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him.... 11/26/2014 6:18 PM

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos to step down
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos plans to step down after more than four years of traveling the world to get aid to victims of natural disasters and conflicts from Syria to Central African Republic.... 11/26/2014 6:05 PM

Undeclared cash lands pilot in jail in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A pilot who runs an executive jet company has been arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico.... 11/26/2014 6:00 PM

Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin wants closer ties with Syria's beleaguered president and tighter cooperation between Moscow and Damascus, Syria's foreign minister said Wednesday after meeting the Russian leader.... 11/26/2014 5:56 PM

Colombia exhumes murdered guerrilla leader
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia is digging up the remains of a former guerrilla leader who was assassinated 25 years ago while running for president in one of the most emblematic crimes committed during a wave of terror against leftist activists.... 11/26/2014 5:47 PM

UK brothers jailed for attending Syria terror camp
LONDON (AP) -- Two British brothers were sent to prison Wednesday for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria, becoming the first Britons jailed after returning from the war-torn country.... 11/26/2014 5:40 PM

Central African rebels release several hostages
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Several hostages, including a Polish priest, were released Wednesday after being held by rebels in Central African Republic, officials and rebels said.... 11/26/2014 5:39 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 5:32 PM