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Driver shot dead after he hits 2 Canadian soldiers
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) -- Canadian police say a man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car had become radicalized.... 10/20/2014 11:22 PM

Former Australia Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Former Australian Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam, who was dismissed from office in a constitutional crisis in 1975, died Tuesday, family members said. He was 98 years old.... 10/20/2014 11:20 PM

If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa
LONDON (AP) -- A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month.... 10/20/2014 10:37 PM

5.6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia line
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- A magnitude-5.6 earthquake rattled Ecuador's border with Colombia on Monday, shaking low-lying buildings and frightening residents in the sparsely-populated area. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.... 10/20/2014 10:33 PM

Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.... 10/20/2014 10:32 PM

Panama suspends Supreme Court judge for corruption
PANAMA CITY (AP) -- A Supreme Court justice close to former President Ricardo Martinelli has been suspended over charges of corruption.... 10/20/2014 10:19 PM

Mexico offers reward for info on missing students
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' college who have been missing since Sept. 26.... 10/20/2014 9:42 PM

Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria
SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway.... 10/20/2014 8:40 PM

Swiss photographer Rene Burri dies at 81
GENEVA (AP) -- Rene Burri, a Swiss photographer best known for his iconic black and white portraits of Communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara and painter Pablo Picasso, has died. He was 81.... 10/20/2014 8:03 PM

Report oil found in Paraguay; gov't cautious
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- A British energy company said on Monday that it made its first major oil discovery in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government said it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable.... 10/20/2014 7:57 PM

Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.... 10/20/2014 7:30 PM

British royal couples' 2nd child due in April
LONDON (AP) -- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April - the first time they have offered a month for the royal birth.... 10/20/2014 7:15 PM

Libya's persecuted people displaced again
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- After three years in a packed refugee camp, Mariam Mohammed fled with her seven children and some 3,000 other members of Libya's persecuted Tawergha community after they were caught in crossfire between Islamist militias and pro-government forces in the embattled eastern city of Benghazi.... 10/20/2014 7:09 PM

Nigeria declared Ebola-free; `spectacular success'
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.... 10/20/2014 6:33 PM

Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues
LONDON (AP) -- Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.... 10/20/2014 6:30 PM

Government OKs Czech troops to stay in Afghanistan
PRAGUE (AP) -- The Czech defense ministry says the government has approved its plan to keep troops in Afghanistan for at least two more years.... 10/20/2014 6:08 PM

WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures
GAMMARTH, Tunisia (AP) -- The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus.... 10/20/2014 6:02 PM

UN says worker dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations says another of its staffers has died in the Ebola outbreak.... 10/20/2014 5:53 PM

PM denies Islamic State group presence in Algeria
IN GUEZZAM, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's prime minister insists the radical Islamic State group has no presence in Algeria, despite the recent kidnapping and beheading of a French hiker.... 10/20/2014 5:44 PM

AP PHOTOS: New gloss on Cuba's classic cars
HAVANA (AP) -- When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.... 10/20/2014 5:30 PM