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Madonna's adopted kids meet Malawi's president
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) -- The president of Malawi has met Madonna's adopted daughter and son.... 11/28/2014 5:07 PM

Spain: Bank shootout kills police officer, suspect
MADRID (AP) -- A shootout at a bank in the northwestern Spanish city of Vigo has left a police officer and the lone suspect dead.... 11/28/2014 5:05 PM

French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.... 11/28/2014 4:52 PM

Flooding kills at least 4 in French Riviera towns
PARIS (AP) -- At least four people have died in torrential rains along the French Riviera where flooding transformed roads into waterways.... 11/28/2014 4:48 PM

Tunisia's outgoing premier backs broad coalition
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.... 11/28/2014 4:37 PM

Italian man seriously wounded at West Bank protest
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said.... 11/28/2014 4:13 PM

Sarkozy's back _ but can he regain the presidency?
PARIS (AP) -- Nicolas Sarkozy tried to quit politics after losing the French presidency, and instead followed his wife's international singing tours and traveled the speakers' circuit.... 11/28/2014 4:10 PM

Islamists hold small protests in Egypt, 5 killed
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security forces quickly put down scattered protests Friday as an attempt by Islamists to hold the first major anti-government rallies in months fizzled, with at least two protesters and three army and navy officers killed in separate incidents.... 11/28/2014 3:57 PM

INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism
KOBANI, Syria (AP) -- Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders.... 11/28/2014 3:52 PM

Animals sacrificed in Nepal to bring good luck
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- A festival believed to be the largest animal sacrifice ritual in the world began Friday in southern Nepal, where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck and a Hindu goddess will grant their wishes.... 11/28/2014 3:48 PM

Pope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State group's assault on Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he arrived Friday in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism.... 11/28/2014 3:43 PM

UN panel raps US record on torture
GENEVA (AP) -- Police brutality, military interrogations and prisons were among the top concerns of a U.N. panel's report Friday that found the United States to be falling short of full compliance with an international anti-torture treaty.... 11/28/2014 3:39 PM

Nigeria camps struggle with aid for the displaced
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- More than 1.5 million Nigerians displaced by the militant group Boko Haram are flocking to relief centers across the country's northeast, where they are met with overcrowded facilities and a shortage of supplies.... 11/28/2014 3:32 PM

Brazil's GDP grows slightly in third quarter
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil's economy has pulled out of recession, but by the narrowest of margins, the government statistics bureau reported Friday.... 11/28/2014 3:25 PM

Thai legislature approves ban on surrogacy
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's interim parliament has given initial approval to a bill banning commercial surrogacy, the practice of hiring a woman to carry a fetus to term, a lawmaker said Friday.... 11/28/2014 3:06 PM

Australia out of step with new climate momentum
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S., China and other nations signal new momentum for action.... 11/28/2014 2:43 PM

Bomb blast hits mosque in northern Nigeria city
KANO, Nigeria (AP) -- A military official in Nigeria says scores of people are feared to have been killed and wounded in a bomb blast at a mosque.... 11/28/2014 2:43 PM

Leading Lebanese poet Saeed Akl dies at 102
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saeed Akl, Lebanon's leading poet whose fame spread throughout the Arab world, has died, state media and officials said Friday. He was 102.... 11/28/2014 2:38 PM

UK's Cameron to curb benefits for immigrants
LONDON (AP) -- Migrants from Europe will have to leave Britain if they don't get a job within six months, and must work for four years before receiving some benefits, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday, in a carefully balanced speech designed to defuse domestic criticism of his immigration policies while averting a showdown with the European Union.... 11/28/2014 2:15 PM

Nearly 600 migrants get temporary shelter on Crete
IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) -- Nearly 600 migrants, mostly refugees from Syria, have been temporarily put up in a basketball arena in the southern Cretan town of Ierapetra, where they arrived in a crippled smuggling ship after more than a week at sea.... 11/28/2014 2:07 PM