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Unity government proposed for Libya in new peace effort
RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Delegates from rival Libyan factions have proposed a new unity government for the chaotic country, after months of U.N. mediation and the rejection of a previous Cabinet proposal.... 2/14/2016 11:27 PM

After review, HSBC decides to keep headquarters in London
LONDON (AP) -- International bank HSBC says it has decided to keep its headquarters in London after considering a move to Hong Kong in response to tougher U.K. banking regulations.... 2/14/2016 11:24 PM

The Latest: Nuns, folk singers salute Francis' motorcade
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):... 2/14/2016 11:23 PM

'The Revenant' and DiCaprio are winners at BAFTA film awards
LONDON (AP) -- The U.K. film industry showered Valentine's Day love on "The Revenant" Sunday, awarding the endurance epic five prizes, including best picture and best actor, at the British Academy Film Awards.... 2/14/2016 10:45 PM

Haiti lawmakers elect Senate chief as provisional president
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Lawmakers chose the Senate chief on Sunday to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by the end of President Michel Martelly's term last week and perhaps ease tensions that suspended elections and pushed deeply polarized Haiti into political crisis.... 2/14/2016 10:39 PM

Brazil: passenger plane engine catches on fire, no injuries
SAO PAULO (AP) -- The Brazilian airline Gol says an engine on one of its jetliners caught fire as it prepared for takeoff from the Brasilia airport, but no one was injured.... 2/14/2016 10:23 PM

13 bodies found in drug-producing area in northern Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An official in the Mexican state of Sinaloa says the bodies of 13 people have been found in a rural area.... 2/14/2016 10:06 PM

Suspect arrested with guns, bullets at Greece-Turkey border
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek police say they arrested a British citizen on the main border crossing to Turkey carrying a large weapons cache.... 2/14/2016 10:01 PM

List of winners at the 2016 British Academy Film Awards
LONDON (AP) -- Winners of the 2016 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:... 2/14/2016 10:00 PM

Israel: 5 Palestinians killed while attacking Israelis
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Five Palestinians were killed and another critically wounded while attempting to attack Israelis in four separate incidents in the West Bank and Jerusalem on Sunday, according to the Israeli police and military. No Israelis were injured in the attacks.... 2/14/2016 10:00 PM

50 Latvian couples get hitched in midair, literally
JEKABPILS, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian couples have tied the knot in the air on Valentine's Day hoping to set a world record in the number of simultaneous weddings in hot air balloons.... 2/14/2016 9:58 PM

Congo opposition member arrested before strike, is released
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- A Congolese opposition leader who was arrested Sunday before a planned strike this week has been released, the government's spokesman said.... 2/14/2016 9:38 PM

Pope condemns drug trade's 'dealers of death' in Mexico
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) -- Pope Francis condemned the drug trade's "dealers of death" and urged Mexicans to shun the devil's lust for money as he led a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people Sunday in this violence-riddled city.... 2/14/2016 9:34 PM

'The Revenant' named best picture at British Academy Film Awards
LONDON (AP) -- 'The Revenant' named best picture at British Academy Film Awards.... 2/14/2016 9:22 PM

Brazil's Zika-related abortion debate sparks backlash
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Before her son was born, Danielle Alves didn't know Luiz Gustavo would have microcephaly, a condition that has left the 3-year-old so disabled he can't walk, talk or eat without help.... 2/14/2016 7:04 PM

Love in the time of militias: Valentine's Day in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Baghdad is plastered with Valentine hearts and roses, and newly engaged Nour and Ahmed are out and about, enjoying a rare lull in violence in the Iraqi capital but wondering how long it will last.... 2/14/2016 6:57 PM

Central African Republic voters seek leader to end chaos
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify a tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left untold thousands dead and forced nearly 500,000 people to flee to neighboring countries.... 2/14/2016 6:35 PM

Memorial service held for victims of train crash in Germany
BERLIN (AP) -- Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a memorial service for the 11 victims who died in a head-on train crash in southern Germany.... 2/14/2016 6:23 PM

'National Bird' gives new perspective on America's drone war
BERLIN (AP) -- Among the eeriest scenes in "National Bird," a documentary which tracks the fallout of drone warfare from the point of view of American whistleblowers and Afghan victims, is the languid aerial footage of U.S. suburbs, sports fields and skyscrapers.... 2/14/2016 6:21 PM

UAE sentences 4 to death for Islamic State involvement
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced four people to death in absentia after finding them guilty of involvement with the Islamic State group.... 2/14/2016 6:09 PM



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