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Gas container explodes in restaurant in east China; 17 dead
BEIJING (AP) -- Authorities in eastern China says 17 people have been killed after a liquefied gas container exploded in a restaurant, causing a fire.... 10/10/2015 7:53 AM

Portraits of some of the victims in Kunduz hospital bombing
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- On Oct. 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship - at the request of Afghan ground forces fighting the Taliban, according to the American commander in Afghanistan Gen. John F. Campbell - mistakenly bombed a trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least 10 patients and a dozen Afghan staffers. Many more were wounded, and many remain missing in the wreckage of the now-abandoned hospital. The aid group's intern... 10/10/2015 7:38 AM

N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, speaking at parade, says North ready to respond to any US th...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un, speaking at parade, says North ready to respond to any US threat.... 10/10/2015 7:14 AM

N. Korean soldiers parade in massive anniversary celebration
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Goose-stepping soldiers marched in front of a smiling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a lavish military parade Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's ruling party and trumpet Kim's third-generation leadership.... 10/10/2015 6:58 AM

The Latest: Kim Jong Un appears at N. Korea military parade
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).... 10/10/2015 6:44 AM

Taiwan leader warns successor to keep status quo with China
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's China-friendly president warned his successor Saturday to continue to meet Beijing's condition for dialogue that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent at home toward the mainland's Communist leadership.... 10/10/2015 5:51 AM

China starts operating lighthouses on South China Sea reef
BEIJING (AP) -- China has started operating two lighthouses on a reef on a disputed island chain in the South China Sea, a state news agency reported, amid rising concerns among the U.S. and China's neighbors about Beijing's maritime ambitions.... 10/10/2015 4:47 AM

Judge issues restraining order that allows Uber in Rio
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A Brazilian judge has issued a temporary restraining order against recently approved legislation that banned the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-apps like Uber in Rio de Janeiro, the country's second largest city.... 10/10/2015 2:03 AM

AP Exclusive: Saudi crush was deadliest hajj tragedy ever
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were.... 10/10/2015 1:54 AM

Development banks boost funding to fight climate change
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The world's top development banks pledged Friday to boost their funding to lessen climate change's impact, aiming for the goal of $100 billion a year that rich countries have pledged to transfer to developing countries by 2020.... 10/10/2015 1:17 AM

The Latest: German county declares refugee emergency
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.... 10/10/2015 12:57 AM

US weighing Russian response on Syria flight safety
ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) -- Russian leaders have responded to a proposed draft of safety guidelines for military aircraft flying missions in the increasingly crowded skies over Syria, the Pentagon said Friday.... 10/10/2015 12:50 AM

UN rejects $15 million offer from foundation under scrutiny
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A U.N. office says it is rejecting the remainder of a $15 million offer from a foundation now under scrutiny after its leader, vetted and approved by the office earlier this year, was arrested and accused in an alleged bribery scheme.... 10/10/2015 12:15 AM

Death toll in Guatemala slide reaches 253, with 374 missing
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The death toll from the mammoth landslide that buried a neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala's capital has risen to 253 as the search for victims enters its second week. Nearly 400 people were still missing Friday.... 10/9/2015 11:07 PM

Cuba submits latest draft UN resolution against US embargo
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The latest draft United Nations resolution urging the United States to end its economic embargo on Cuba has appeared - and it points out President Barack Obama's commitment to end the policy.... 10/9/2015 10:06 PM

Official: Lottery scam linked to killing of Jamaica family
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Attackers killed six members of the same family and set their clapboard home on fire in northern Jamaica, and the island's security minister on Friday linked the massacre to the island's international lottery scam crime rings.... 10/9/2015 9:55 PM

UN agency says Mexican soldiers tortured 4 crime suspects
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The United Nations Committee Against Torture has found that Mexican soldiers tortured four men they detained as crime suspects in a northern state in 2009.... 10/9/2015 9:37 PM

The Latest: US condemns rash of Palestinian attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/9/2015 9:18 PM

Israel struggles to contain wave of stabbing attacks
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Unrest that erupted several weeks ago at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site spread Friday to Gaza in the form of deadly border clashes with Palestinian protesters, as Israeli security forces struggled to contain a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks against civilians and soldiers.... 10/9/2015 9:03 PM

Suspected jihadists attack central Mali, kill official
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- A mayor says a group of suspected jihadists attacked a village in central Mali, killing a local official in front of his family.... 10/9/2015 8:59 PM

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