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Negotiations fail to end protests as supplies thin in Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- The main group of protesters opposing Nepal's new constitution said its negotiations with the government failed to reach a resolution Tuesday even as a punishing border blockade continued to squeeze the country.... 10/6/2015 10:43 AM

Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize for neutrino work
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering the "chameleon-like" nature of neutrinos, work that yielded the crucial insight that the tiny particles have mass.... 10/6/2015 10:35 AM

Portugal begins job of clarifying government's future
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Senior Portuguese officials are starting the delicate task of installing a stable government after a general election that complicated as much as it clarified the country's future.... 10/6/2015 10:31 AM

The Latest: McDonald says Nobel physics prize is 'daunting'
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):... 10/6/2015 10:31 AM

Indian cleric aims to stop Muslim youth from joining IS
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The chief cleric of Bangalore's main mosque says he has advised the heads of hundreds of mosques in India's technology hub to actively counter propaganda by extremist Islamic groups by reaching out to young people in colleges and on social media.... 10/6/2015 10:31 AM

Turkmenistan shuffles top security officials
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) -- Turkmenistan's president has reshuffled his top security officials as fighting flares again on the Central Asian nation's border with Afghanistan.... 10/6/2015 10:27 AM

UAE says 15 coalition troops dead in attack in Yemen's Aden
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates says 15 members of the Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen have been killed in an assault on the port city of Aden.... 10/6/2015 10:11 AM

Toyota shows self-driving technology being readied for 2020
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota unveiled its vision for self-driving cars in a challenge to other automakers as well as industry newcomer Google Inc., promising to start selling such vehicles in Japan by 2020.... 10/6/2015 10:06 AM

Nasty Air France labor dispute drags in French government
PARIS (AP) -- France's prime minister paid a hasty visit to the Air France headquarters a day after two executives were sent fleeing from a meeting with union activists, who singled them out and ripped off their suit jackets and shirts.... 10/6/2015 10:03 AM

United Arab Emirates state news agency says 15 members of Saudi-led coalition killed in Ye...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- United Arab Emirates state news agency says 15 members of Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen.... 10/6/2015 10:01 AM

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald win Nobel Prize in physics
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald win Nobel Prize in physics.... 10/6/2015 9:52 AM

NATO chief: Russian jets in Turkish airspace no accident
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general has rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two separate incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time."... 10/6/2015 9:46 AM

The Latest: Hungary plans to step up fight against quotas
GENEVA (AP) -- The latest developments in the hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants passing through Europe on their way west. All times local.... 10/6/2015 9:43 AM

Top EU court rules data sharing pact with US invalid
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- The European Union's highest court ruled Tuesday that an agreement that allows companies to freely transfer data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.... 10/6/2015 9:35 AM

Amid unrest in West Bank, Israel demolishes militants' homes
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military on Tuesday demolished homes of two Palestinian militants in east Jerusalem, the army's first concrete steps following a late night Cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a "strong hand" to quell recent deadly attacks.... 10/6/2015 9:23 AM

Turkish court acquits journalist who suggested cover-up
ISTANBUL (AP) -- A Turkish court has acquitted a former television presenter of charges of "targeting a public servant" for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal.... 10/6/2015 9:23 AM

World stocks up on hopes for Japan stimulus, Fed hike delay
HONG KONG (AP) -- Japan led world stock markets higher Tuesday on hopes for new stimulus from its central bank while investors were also buoyed by the prospect that the Federal Reserve will wait until next year to raise interest rates.... 10/6/2015 9:19 AM

Neighbors turn up the heat on Indonesia over forest fires
SINGAPORE (AP) -- For weeks now, the quality of life in parts of Southeast Asia has been left to sheer chance - the direction of the wind. Every day, it alone determines which city will be shrouded by peaty white smoke blowing from burning forests in Indonesia.... 10/6/2015 9:13 AM

3 million more refugees could leave Syria, Turkey warns EU
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey has warned the European Union that 3 million more refugees could flee fighting in Syria as the EU struggles to manage its biggest migration emergency in decades.... 10/6/2015 9:10 AM

Afghan officials warn food not getting to embattled Kunduz
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials warn that food and other emergency supplies cannot get through to the city of Kunduz, where fighting is still underway in some outskirts between Afghan forces and the Taliban.... 10/6/2015 9:10 AM

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