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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in Haiti's capital on Tuesday to discuss preparations for the country's upcoming elections and encourage people to refrain from disrupting balloting after a messy parliamentary first round in August.... 10/7/2015 2:57 AM

Bombardier held talks with Airbus over CSeries plane
TORONTO (AP) -- Bombardier is confirming it had talks with Airbus to sell a majority stake in its CSeries jet but says those discussions are no longer being pursued.... 10/7/2015 2:30 AM

Guatemala to investigate for those responsible for mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week.... 10/7/2015 2:22 AM

AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.... 10/7/2015 1:43 AM

AP Investigation: 5 key findings on nuclear smuggling
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- An Associated Press investigation reveals that a remote corner of eastern Europe has become a thriving marketplace for nuclear material aimed at extremists in the Middle East. Here are five key findings:... 10/7/2015 1:31 AM

AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to IS and other terrorist...
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) -- AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers shopped radioactive material to IS and other terrorists.... 10/7/2015 1:00 AM

US commerce secretary in Cuba for talks on improving trade
HAVANA (AP) -- The U.S. commerce secretary arrived in Cuba on Tuesday for talks about steps taken by President Barack Obama to ease the trade embargo against the communist-ruled island.... 10/7/2015 12:53 AM

Samsung's 3Q profit surges thanks to components, weak won
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics said Wednesday that its third-quarter operating profit was up 80 percent from over a year earlier, a forecast-beating result likely stemming from strong sales of electronics components and a weakness in the local currency.... 10/7/2015 12:39 AM

Transplanting ovarian tissue helps some women have babies
LONDON (AP) -- The biggest study ever of women who had ovarian tissue removed, frozen and transplanted suggests the experimental technique is safe and can help about one third of them to have babies.... 10/6/2015 11:23 PM

UN envoy says peace process is 'back on track' in Mali
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Mali said Tuesday "the peace process is back on track" after violence in August threatened to disrupt an agreement between the government and separatist rebels.... 10/6/2015 10:35 PM

Mexico City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.... 10/6/2015 10:31 PM

New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest
SURDA, West Bank (AP) -- A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.... 10/6/2015 10:26 PM

5 arrested in connection with Sydney police worker's killing
SYDNEY (AP) -- Police arrested five people during a series of raids on Wednesday in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, which officials have said they believe was linked to terrorism.... 10/6/2015 10:05 PM

Prosecutor: Burkina Faso coup leader formally charged
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- A military prosecutor says the general who took power after last month's coup now has been formally charged along with one other formal top official accused of supporting the overthrow of Burkina Faso's government.... 10/6/2015 9:55 PM

Syrian rebels face a new reality amid Russian air campaign
BEIRUT (AP) -- The U.S.-backed rebel group Tajammu Alezzah has been fighting the Syrian military outside the city of Hama for months, but a new player has joined the fray: Russian warplanes, which have repeatedly hit their front-line positions, followed by airstrikes from government planes.... 10/6/2015 9:31 PM

Mexico to appeal ruling freeing 4 soldiers in army slayings
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Federal prosecutors announced they will appeal a Mexican judge's decision to dismiss criminal charges against four of seven soldiers charged in the 2014 killing of 22 gang suspects, at least 12 of whom investigators say were shot after they surrendered.... 10/6/2015 9:19 PM

Guatemala ring leader ordered held in protective isolation
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- A judge in Guatemala has ordered the alleged leader of a customs corruption scandal to be held in protective isolation at a maximum security prison amid fears for his life.... 10/6/2015 9:17 PM

Time Out defends Meryl Streep T-shirt in 'slave' row
LONDON (AP) -- Time Out magazine has defended its use of a slogan including the word slave on a T-shirt worn by Meryl Streep to promote the movie "Suffragette," arguing that critics have taken the quote out of context.... 10/6/2015 8:24 PM

Nobel Prize for key discoveries about subatomic particles
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for key discoveries about a cosmic particle that whizzes through space at nearly the speed of light, passing easily through Earth and even your body.... 10/6/2015 8:16 PM

Flogged Saudi blogger wins Pinter free-speech prize
LONDON (AP) -- A Saudi blogger who has been jailed and flogged for insulting Muslim clerics was awarded a major free-speech prize on Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 8:15 PM

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