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Guatemala family loses 7, missing 4 after mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- A wall of mud stopped everyday life mid-text, mid-sentence, mid-dream for the family of Manuel Sandoval and Maritza Aquino.... 10/4/2015 1:59 PM

Bermuda next up to feel the effects of Hurricane Joaquin
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- The island of Bermuda was preparing on Sunday for an encounter with Hurricane Joaquin.... 10/4/2015 1:57 PM

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence.... 10/4/2015 1:53 PM

Syria President: Campaign against 'terror' must succeed
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad said in an interview aired Sunday the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed. He also accused Western nations of fueling the refugee crisis.... 10/4/2015 1:52 PM

10 jihadi recruitment suspects arrested in Spain, Morocco
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of recruiting jihadi fighters for the Islamic State group, Spain's officials said Sunday.... 10/4/2015 1:50 PM

Merkel calls on VW to clear up emissions-rigging scandal
BERLIN (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Volkswagen's emissions-rigging scandal a "far-reaching event" and demanded the world's largest automaker quickly investigate it.... 10/4/2015 1:48 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 1:48 PM

The Latest: Thousands attend funeral of slain Israelis
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 1:43 PM

Correction: Syria-Russia-Combatants-Glance story
BEIRUT (AP) -- In a story Oct. 1 about the combatants in Syria, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Syrian province of Raqqa borders Iraq. Raqqa borders Deir el-Zour province, which borders Iraq.... 10/4/2015 1:42 PM

New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Aircraft returned to the southeastern Bahamas early Sunday to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin and has not been heard from since.... 10/4/2015 1:41 PM

Suicide bomber in Niger attacks near police station
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- A suspected Islamic extremist in southeastern Niger detonated his explosives when confronted by a policeman Sunday morning, killing the officer and wounding civilians in a town targeted numerous times by jihadists this year.... 10/4/2015 1:40 PM

Typhoon roars into south China; tens of thousands evacuated
BEIJING (AP) -- A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving one dead and 30 fishermen missing in the Philippines.... 10/4/2015 1:37 PM

10,000 protest in Moldova over missing $1.5 billion
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- About 10,000 people staged an anti-government protest in Moldova's capital on Sunday, demanding a probe into the up to $1.5 billion that disappeared from three of the country's banks last year.... 10/4/2015 1:36 PM

5 things to know about the Nobel Prizes
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- The beginning of October means Nobel Prize time, when committees in Stockholm and Oslo announce the winners of what many consider the most prestigious awards in the world.... 10/4/2015 1:22 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 12:49 PM

Thousands attend funerals of Iranians killed in hajj crush
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Thousands of mourners attended funeral services in Iran on Sunday for pilgrims killed in a stampede during last month's hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, a disaster that has stoked tensions between the two regional rivals.... 10/4/2015 12:41 PM

Cameron: Britain will get more drones to fight extremists
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will get 20 more drones and strengthen its special forces as Britain tries to help quell the growth of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.... 10/4/2015 12:26 PM

Flash floods on French Riviera kill at least 16
ANTIBES, France (AP) -- Flash flooding around the French Riviera has killed at least 16 people, some drowned in a retirement home and others trapped in cars and campsites. Torrents of muddy water inundated buildings, roads and railway tracks, disrupting movement along the Mediterranean coast Sunday.... 10/4/2015 12:19 PM

Iranian parliament speaker urges decision on nuclear deal
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament speaker on Sunday urged lawmakers to decide on a landmark agreement reached with world powers that would curb Tehran's nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of international sanctions.... 10/4/2015 12:05 PM

China sending official for North Korean commemorations
BEIJING (AP) -- China is sending a leading member of the Communist Party's all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee to Pyongyang this month for commemorations of the founding of North Korea's ruling party.... 10/4/2015 12:00 PM

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