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The Latest: Migrants reach Austrian border
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):... 9/5/2015 5:29 AM

Bus fleet in Hungary carries migrants to Austrian welcome
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- After misery, delivery.... 9/5/2015 5:09 AM

Drowned Syrian boys' aunt fights to bring family to Canada
COQUITLAM, British Columbia (AP) -- The aunt of a drowned Syrian boy whose death has sparked global outrage about the plight of refugees in Europe says she still hopes to bring the rest of her family to Canada.... 9/5/2015 5:03 AM

Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez nears end
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The more-than-yearlong trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez entered its final stages Friday as the defense delivered closing statements in a courtroom not open to the public or to journalists.... 9/5/2015 4:47 AM

Canada less welcoming to refugees under Harper's leadership
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada has long prided itself for opening its doors wider than any nation to asylum seekers, but the number it welcomes has waned since Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took power almost 10 years ago.... 9/5/2015 4:30 AM

Anger as Guatemala votes amid graft scandals
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The wave of political turmoil that toppled Guatemala's president has overshadowed Sunday's vote to elect a new leader - an election many fear could put a lid on the anti-corruption drive.... 9/5/2015 4:29 AM

Japan town near damaged nuclear plant lifts evacuation order
NARAHA, Japan (AP) -- The Japanese town of Naraha on Saturday lifted a 2011 evacuation order that sent all its 7,400 residents away after the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant was crippled by a tsunami and spread contamination.... 9/5/2015 3:09 AM

FFA aware of security situation ahead of World Cup match
SYDNEY (AP) -- Football Federation Australia said Saturday it is hopeful that Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Tajikistan in the capital Dushanbe will go ahead despite unrest in the city over the past several days.... 9/5/2015 3:00 AM

UN threatens sanctions if South Sudan peace deal isn't kept
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is discussing imposing sanctions on two additional South Sudanese for continuing to fuel conflict in the world's newest nation, diplomats said Friday.... 9/5/2015 12:20 AM

Guatemala ex-president tells court he's innocent of graft
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Otto Perez Molina sat in a defendant's chair Friday and declared his innocence in a customs corruption scandal that forced him to resign a day earlier as president of this Central American nation.... 9/4/2015 11:46 PM

Experts: Unlikely German sailor fell ill in Rio's water
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic waters.... 9/4/2015 11:27 PM

Opposition leader arrested in Bolivia
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- Bolivian authorities working on a corruption case have arrested a top indigenous leader who has been critical of President Evo Morales' push to drill for oil and develop mining on traditional native lands in the eastern lowlands.... 9/4/2015 11:18 PM

Brazil's former chief-of-staff charged with corruption
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil's former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil company Petrobras.... 9/4/2015 9:02 PM

United Arab Emirates says 45 of its troops killed in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.... 9/4/2015 8:05 PM

A photo, a turning point? All depends on Europe's leaders
PARIS (AP) -- The 3-year-old boy could have been dressed for preschool. Instead he was lying face down in the surf.... 9/4/2015 8:04 PM

Argentina official says doors open to Syrian refugees
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's cabinet chief said on Friday that the South American nation is willing to welcome more Syrian refugees fleeing their country's civil war.... 9/4/2015 7:58 PM

UN chief to host meeting on Israeli-Palestinian conflict
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host a ministerial meeting of key global players trying to end the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Sept. 30 during the annual high-level session of the General Assembly, the United Nations announced Friday.... 9/4/2015 7:47 PM

Russian elections monitoring group Golos could liquidate
MOSCOW (AP) -- A top official of Russia's only non-state elections monitoring organization says the group is considering liquidating after being declared a foreign agent.... 9/4/2015 7:27 PM

Afghan artist paints Kabul's walls of war to help heal city
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A city at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world.... 9/4/2015 7:20 PM

Canada dismisses Chevron appeal in Ecuador rainforest case
TORONTO (AP) -- The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday dismissed an attempt by oil giant Chevron to block Ecuadorian villagers from using an Ontario court to collect billions in damages over rainforest pollution.... 9/4/2015 7:17 PM

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