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UK authorities arrest suspect in US DoD cyber attack
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's National Crime Agency says a suspected hacker has been arrested in connection with a cyber attack on the U.S. Department of Defense.... 3/6/2015 11:14 AM

Palestinian assailant injures 5 Israelis in car attack
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian assailant rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring four officers and a bystander, and lunged at security guards with a knife before being shot and wounded, the police said.... 3/6/2015 11:07 AM

Austrian panel recommends no return of Klimt masterpiece
VIENNA (AP) -- An Austrian panel has ruled against returning one of the country's most stunning works of art to heirs of the original Jewish owner.... 3/6/2015 11:03 AM

England migrant population up by half million since 2011
LONDON (AP) -- An Oxford University study say the number of foreign-born residents in England has increased by more than half a million in three years- a finding that will fuel debate about immigration ahead of the upcoming election.... 3/6/2015 11:01 AM

UNESCO decries destruction of ancient site in Nimrud, Iraq
PARIS (AP) -- The head of the U.N.'s cultural agency says the deliberate destruction of cultural heritage like that at an archaeological site in Nimrud, Iraq, amounts to a "war crime."... 3/6/2015 11:00 AM

Man dies in landslide in Bosnia as bad weather hits Balkans
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- A man died Friday in a landslide in Bosnia as a wave of storms also closed down roads, flooded villages and disrupted power supplies throughout the Balkan region still recovering from record flooding last year.... 3/6/2015 10:54 AM

South Africa: Bail for woman who kidnapped baby 17 years ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A woman in South Africa who kidnapped a baby 17 years ago and raised the child as her own has been granted bail.... 3/6/2015 10:46 AM

In Turkey, criticizing the president can land you in jail
ISTANBUL (AP) -- There's no monarch in democratic Turkey - but you might not know it watching the news these days.... 3/6/2015 10:44 AM

Sri Lanka suspends work on China-backed resort
BEIJING (AP) -- Sri Lanka has informed Beijing it is suspending work on a $1.5 billion Chinese-backed resort as part of a reevaluation of recent foreign investments, China's Foreign Ministry said Friday.... 3/6/2015 10:36 AM

Taiwan subway slasher sentenced to death for killing 4
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- A Taiwan court sentenced a university student to death Friday for killing four passengers on a Taipei commuter train last year.... 3/6/2015 10:35 AM

German Parliament approves quota for female directors
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's Parliament has approved a quota system that will require leading companies in Europe's biggest economy to have at least 30 percent women on their supervisory boards starting next year.... 3/6/2015 10:28 AM

Al-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander
BEIRUT (AP) -- Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate confirmed on Friday that its top field commander was killed in an airstrike that targeted a meeting of the group's senior leadership.... 3/6/2015 10:25 AM

Kremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody
MOSCOW (AP) -- Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was released Friday after spending 15 days in custody and vowed that he and his supporters will not be intimidated by the slaying of a top Kremlin critic.... 3/6/2015 10:18 AM

Myanmar police chase down students in 3rd protest crackdown
LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) -- Police chased down student protesters and dragged them onto trucks Friday in Myanmar's third such crackdown on public demonstrations in as many days.... 3/6/2015 10:06 AM

Tajik opposition figure shot dead in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a Tajik businessman and opposition figure has been shot dead in Istanbul.... 3/6/2015 9:53 AM

Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected.... 3/6/2015 9:53 AM

Nepal's airport to remain closed at least another day
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal's only international airport will remain closed at least another day as crews attempt to remove the Turkish Airlines jet that skidded off the surface and blocked the runway.... 3/6/2015 9:51 AM

Iraqi forces push on to Tikrit as IS destroys ancient site
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit within hours, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.... 3/6/2015 9:51 AM

Caution before US jobs report tempers gains in global stocks
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- European stocks traded cautiously ahead of a U.S. jobs report Friday that could influence when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates this year. Asian markets were mostly higher after being buoyed by positive news about the global economy.... 3/6/2015 9:42 AM


JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police: Palestinian rams car into people near Jerusalem police station, injures 5.... 3/6/2015 8:51 AM



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