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Lawyer: Turkey moves Vice journalists to distant prison
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Two Vice News journalists and their assistant who were arrested in Turkey on terror-related charges have been transferred to a prison more than 500 kilometers (300 miles) away from their lawyers and the courthouse where they face trial, a lawyer said Wednesday.... 9/2/2015 7:18 PM

Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fear
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has acknowledged that Mexico's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans.... 9/2/2015 7:18 PM

SodaStream chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitism
IDAN HANEGEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel (AP) -- The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.... 9/2/2015 7:15 PM

UN says deal reached on increasing flow of supplies to Yemen
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations on Wednesday said it has reached agreement with Yemen's government and a Saudi-led military coalition on increasing the flow of badly needed goods like food and fuel to Yemen.... 9/2/2015 7:04 PM

AP Interview: Rescuer says world must protect antiquities
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A reserve colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps who led an international hunt for looted antiquities from Iraq a decade ago said Wednesday that the West needs to deploy forces to protect Mideast archaeological sites from extremists like the Islamic State group.... 9/2/2015 6:57 PM

France dismisses inquiry into Yasser Arafat's death
PARIS (AP) -- French magistrates have decided to dismiss an inquiry into the 2004 death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow claims he was poisoned.... 9/2/2015 6:52 PM

Bombs at mosque in Yemen's capital kill at least 20 people
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- An Islamic State-claimed suicide bomber and a subsequent car bombing killed at least 20 people Wednesday at a mosque in Yemen's rebel-held capital, Sanaa, amid the country's raging civil war, officials said.... 9/2/2015 6:46 PM

American dancers teach technique, confidence in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A day before the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begin the South African leg of their international tour, the company's dancers taught a master class in Johannesburg's historic Soweto township on Wednesday.... 9/2/2015 6:35 PM

New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership.... 9/2/2015 6:26 PM

Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of frustrated migrants demanding passage to Germany jostled with riot police beside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungary spent a second day trying to keep thousands of asylum seekers from spilling deeper into Europe.... 9/2/2015 6:19 PM

Mali, neighboring countries plan force to fight extremists
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Mali's defense ministry adviser says that five neighboring countries have met to discuss a joint force to fight extremism in the region.... 9/2/2015 6:00 PM

Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder
BALI, Indonesia (AP) -- A former Austin, Texas, police officer sought in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend was extradited Wednesday from Indonesia to the United States.... 9/2/2015 5:53 PM

Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a report by Pakistan's top intelligence agency obtained by The Associated Press.... 9/2/2015 5:46 PM

Slovak foreign minister: migrant crisis may unite far-right
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Slovak's foreign minister said Wednesday that the flood of migrants crossing Europe could unite the far-right in his country, calling it a "scary" prospect.... 9/2/2015 5:33 PM

VENICE WATCH: Festival pays tribute to horror-meister Craven
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- The Venice Film Festival is adding a dose of horror to its high-toned lineup, in tribute to the late director Wes Craven.... 9/2/2015 5:19 PM

Greek authorities find shotguns, ammunition on freighter
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say a partial inventory of unregistered weapons found on a Libya-bound freighter includes nearly 500,000 rounds of ammunition and 5,000 "police-style" shotguns.... 9/2/2015 5:16 PM


SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Medical officials say bomb blasts at mosque in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, kill at least 20 people.... 9/2/2015 5:07 PM

Residents: Bloody scene after Somalia attack
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A day after Islamic extremists overran an African Union military base in Somalia, shaken residents of an adjacent town were describing the daring attack and its aftermath. One resident said some soldiers may have been taken captive by the rebels.... 9/2/2015 5:01 PM

12 migrants drown off Turkish coast, 2 still missing
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- At least 12 migrants, including five children, drowned off the Turkish coast Wednesday when two boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized, Turkish officials said. The tides washed up the body of one small boy on the beach, leaving witnesses in tears.... 9/2/2015 4:56 PM

Anti-government protests resume in Burundi
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Anti-government protesters have resumed in some neighborhoods in Burundi's capital after residents accused the police of harassment.... 9/2/2015 4:05 PM



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