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Mexico's left faces problems as leader quits
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.... 11/26/2014 5:08 PM

UK brothers jailed for attending Syria terror camp
LONDON (AP) -- Two British brothers have been jailed for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria.... 11/26/2014 5:06 PM

Central African rebels release 16 hostages
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Several hostages, including a Polish priest, have been released after being held by rebels in Central African Republic.... 11/26/2014 5:02 PM

Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case
TORONTO (AP) -- Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 4:56 PM

Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad
MOSCOW (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and improve cooperation between Moscow and Damascus.... 11/26/2014 4:56 PM

Mammoth skeleton sold for $300,000 at UK auction
LONDON (AP) -- A rare woolly mammoth skeleton has been bought by a private buyer for 189,000 pounds (nearly $300,000) at a British auction.... 11/26/2014 4:54 PM

Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.... 11/26/2014 4:53 PM

Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town
PARIS (AP) -- The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars.... 11/26/2014 4:52 PM

AP PHOTOS: Macaws bring harmony to Caracas' chaos
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- In one of the world's most hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution.... 11/26/2014 4:51 PM

British tabloid reporter cleared of bribery charge
LONDON (AP) -- A journalist with Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has been cleared of bribing a press officer for stories about government spending plans.... 11/26/2014 4:40 PM

Prison theater transforms Colombian inmates
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. On the playbill is the Greek tragedy "Antigone."... 11/26/2014 4:38 PM

NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Wednesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine.... 11/26/2014 4:31 PM

AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Moderate Muslims must take a stand against religious extremists who violate the core values of Islam, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 4:30 PM

Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him.... 11/26/2014 4:25 PM

South Asian leaders don't sign expected agreements
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, discussed trade and energy cooperation and regional peace on Wednesday, but did not reach a consensus on expected transportation and energy agreements.... 11/26/2014 4:14 PM

Saudis suggest no need for OPEC output cut
VIENNA (AP) -- Top OPEC producer Saudi Arabia suggested Wednesday there is no need for the cartel to cut its output ceiling despite a plunge in prices that has poorer members of the organization hurting.... 11/26/2014 4:14 PM

Algeria: Army killed one of Frenchman's kidnappers
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's justice minister says the army killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September.... 11/26/2014 4:06 PM

Putin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast China
BEIJING (AP) -- A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.... 11/26/2014 4:06 PM

2 bombings kill 10 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi authorities say two bombings at a market and a commercial street have killed 10 people in Baghdad.... 11/26/2014 3:55 PM

Nigeria devalues currency amid falling oil price
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has devalued of the naira, setting the new official exchange rate at 168 to the dollar from its previous rate of 155.... 11/26/2014 3:55 PM