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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. The company that owns the ship said a container that appears to belong to the vessel had been found as well.... 10/4/2015 5:47 PM

The Latest: Debris, oil sheen where ship missing in 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 5:45 PM

The Latest: Israeli stabbing victim describes deadly attack
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to all Palestinians who do not live, work or study there (all times local).... 10/4/2015 5:39 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 5:31 PM

Iraqi premier opens heavily-fortified Green Zone to public for first time in 12 years
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi premier opens heavily-fortified Green Zone to public for first time in 12 years.... 10/4/2015 5:28 PM

Video shows pope defending Chile bishop accused of cover up
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A Chilean television station has aired a video that shows Pope Francis defending a Santiago bishop whose opponents allege has covered up sexual abuse by a notorious pedophile priest.... 10/4/2015 5:27 PM

Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fierce battles raged between pro-government fighters clashing with Shiite Houthi rebels and allied military units along Yemen's Red Sea coast Sunday, Yemeni security officials said.... 10/4/2015 5:26 PM

Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- About 1,000 opposition activists have protested Russia's plans to establish a military air base in Belarus, saying it would turn the former Soviet republic into a Kremlin "vassal."... 10/4/2015 5:24 PM

Hope fades for finding survivors of Guatemala mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 87 people as the smell of rotting bodies spread across the enormous mound of earth and rescuers reported that the buried dwellings they reached were filled with water, suggesting anyone trapped inside would have drowned.... 10/4/2015 5:16 PM

Cameron: Britain will get more drones to fight extremists
LONDON (AP) -- Britain will get 20 more drones and strengthen its special forces as Britain tries to help quell the growth of the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday.... 10/4/2015 5:16 PM

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

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

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

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

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