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Russia's airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home
MOSCOW (AP) -- Whatever effect Russia's airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.... 10/4/2015 5:07 PM

Debris spotted as crews search for ship lost off Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Rescuers spotted floating debris and an oil sheen Sunday as U.S. crews continue an intensive search off the southeastern Bahamas for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that has not been heard from since it lost power days ago and was taking on water in fierce seas churned up by Hurricane Joaquin.... 10/4/2015 5:01 PM

Picturesque French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods
ANTIBES, France (AP) -- In a matter of minutes, torrential rains transformed the postcard-perfect French Riviera into a terrifying flood zone, leaving at least 16 dead, trapping hundreds of ailing pilgrims and halting car and train traffic Sunday along the mud-drenched Mediterranean coast.... 10/4/2015 4:58 PM

Suicide bomber in Niger kills at least 7 people
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- A suspected Islamic extremist in southeastern Niger detonated his explosives when confronted by a policeman Sunday morning, killing the officer and at least six civilians in a town targeted numerous times by jihadists this year.... 10/4/2015 4:52 PM

The Latest: Search resumes for missing ship off Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):... 10/4/2015 4:36 PM

Porsche in Malta motor show loses control, injures 26
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- Eyewitnesses say a sports car participating in a Maltese charity road show lost control after clipping the grass and careened into the crowd, injuring 26 people.... 10/4/2015 4:34 PM

Libyan Red Crescent says bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- A spokesman for Libya's Red Crescent says the bodies of at least 95 migrants have been found washed ashore over the past five days.... 10/4/2015 4:33 PM

Mainstream Portuguese moderates expected to prevail in vote
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Moderate mainstream parties were expected to triumph in Portugal's general election Sunday, after more radical alternatives failed to exploit public discontent over austerity measures.... 10/4/2015 4:30 PM

From nudity to origami, Paris Fashion Week has it all
PARIS (AP) -- From exposed breasts to Japanese origami to the ration-era Forties, Sunday's installment of VIP-filled Paris Fashion Week had it all. Here are the spring-summer 2016 collection highlights.... 10/4/2015 4:26 PM

Syria President: Russia campaign must succeed
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad said in comments Sunday that the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed, stressing that the fight against terrorism must precede a political process.... 10/4/2015 4:26 PM

Crews keep digging for survivors of Guatemala mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Emergency crews dug through tons of earth Sunday in an increasingly hopeless attempt to find anyone alive in the acres of mud that buried a neighborhood in a Guatemala City suburb and claimed at least 83 lives.... 10/4/2015 4:14 PM

Turkey probes claims security forces dragged corpse
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's Interior Ministry says it has launched an investigation into possible human rights abuse after an image posted on social media showed a corpse tied to the back of a security vehicle being dragged along a street in southeast Turkey, where security forces are battling Kurdish militants.... 10/4/2015 3:57 PM

The Latest: Search resumes for ship missing off the Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):... 10/4/2015 3:49 PM

New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- An intensive search resumed Sunday in the southeastern Bahamas for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that has not been heard from since it lost power and was taking on water as it was battered in fierce seas churned up by Hurricane Joaquin.... 10/4/2015 3:45 PM

Bermuda starting to feel the effects of Hurricane Joaquin
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- Bermuda was bracing on Sunday for Hurricane Joaquin, which was tracking northward toward the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas.... 10/4/2015 3:34 PM

The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- The latest on Hurricane Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. (All times local):... 10/4/2015 3:24 PM

Erdogan: Turkey taught world a 'lesson in humanity'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's president says his country has taught Europe and the world a lesson on humanity by hosting 2 million refugees from Syria and Iraq.... 10/4/2015 3:17 PM

Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say fierce battles are ongoing between pro-government fighters clashing with Shiite Houthi rebels and allied military units along Yemen's Red Sea coast.... 10/4/2015 3:17 PM

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz to 22.... 10/4/2015 3:13 PM

Dubai ruler launches aid and development foundation
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annually.... 10/4/2015 2:39 PM

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