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Russian missile-maker says its own MH17 crash investigation contradicts Dutch report
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian missile-maker says its own MH17 crash investigation contradicts Dutch report.... 10/13/2015 7:33 AM

Syria's al-Qaida says Russia launching Crusader campaign
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's al-Qaida affiliate has released an audio message purportedly from its leader, describing Russian military intervention as a "new Crusader campaign" aiming to save the rule of President Bashar Assad.... 10/13/2015 7:29 AM

Toyota promises better mileage and ride with Prius hybrid
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota is rolling out a revamped Prius hybrid packed with incremental improvements in the battery, engine, wind resistance and weight for better mileage and a smoother ride.... 10/13/2015 7:23 AM

China says Russia, US must avoid fighting proxy war in Syria
BEIJING (AP) -- The U.S. and Russia must not allow the conflict in Syria to develop into a full-blown proxy war, China's ruling Communist Party said Tuesday, chiding both Moscow and Washington for having an outdated Cold War mindset.... 10/13/2015 7:21 AM

Palestinian stabs Jewish man in central Israeli city
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Palestinian from east Jerusalem stabbed an Israeli man on a busy main street of a central Israeli city Tuesday, police said, in the latest violent outburst of a month-long wave of attacks.... 10/13/2015 7:10 AM

AB InBev, SABMiller OK in principle to set up beer merger
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgian-Brazilian AB InBev have announced an agreement in principle with SABMiller to take over the brewer at 44 pounds ($67.63) a share to create the world's biggest beer giant.... 10/13/2015 7:09 AM

Asian stocks lower on weak China import data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday as China's trade data showed a larger-than-expected slide in imports, deepening concerns about slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.... 10/13/2015 7:00 AM

AB InBev and SABMiller agree in principle on merger to create world's biggest beer company
BRUSSELS (AP) -- AB InBev and SABMiller agree in principle on merger to create world's biggest beer company.... 10/13/2015 6:51 AM

Iran's parliament approves nuclear deal with world powers
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's parliament has voted in favor of a nuclear deal struck with world powers.... 10/13/2015 6:45 AM

Police: Palestinian stabs resident in central Israeli city
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):... 10/13/2015 6:39 AM

Japan says may cut UNESCO funds over Nanjing massacre move
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan said Tuesday that it may cut funding for UNESCO after the U.N. world heritage body included documents on a World War II-era massacre by Japanese troops on a Chinese city in its Memory of the World register, a move Tokyo criticized as biased.... 10/13/2015 6:35 AM

American Nobel laureate Richard Heck is buried in Manila
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- American Nobel laureate for chemistry Richard Heck, who designed a method of building complex molecules that has helped fight cancer, protect crops and make electronic devices, has been buried in a metropolitan Manila cemetery beside the tomb of his Filipino wife. He was 84.... 10/13/2015 6:19 AM

Vanuatu in political chaos after lawmakers pardon themselves
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu found itself in political chaos Tuesday following an extraordinary few days in which 14 lawmakers were found guilty of corruption but were then pardoned by one of their own while the president was abroad.... 10/13/2015 5:23 AM

Landslide hits makeshift homes in Pakistan, killing 13
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Police say a landslide has hit three makeshift homes in a slum in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, killing 13 people.... 10/13/2015 4:51 AM

Philippines backs US plan to sail ship near Chinese island
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines on Tuesday backed a reported U.S. plan to challenge China's territorial claims by deploying a Navy ship close to a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea, saying it was important for the international community to safeguard freedom of navigation in the disputed waters.... 10/13/2015 4:49 AM

China September imports plunge in new sign of weakness
BEIJING (AP) -- China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy, data showed Tuesday.... 10/13/2015 4:21 AM

Blast rocks Tianjin, 2 months after fatal explosion
BEIJING (AP) -- Two months after massive explosions left 173 people dead or missing in a major port city in northern China, Tianijn has been rattled again by a warehouse blast.... 10/13/2015 3:48 AM

Okinawa gov revokes approval for relocation of US air base
TOKYO (AP) -- Okinawa's governor on Tuesday revoked approval for work needed to relocate a U.S. air base from one area of the southern Japanese island to another, but the Tokyo government said it would still proceed with the plan.... 10/13/2015 3:46 AM

China's September imports fall 20.4 percent in new sign of weakness; exports down 3.7 perc...
BEIJING (AP) -- China's September imports fall 20.4 percent in new sign of weakness; exports down 3.7 percent.... 10/13/2015 3:28 AM

Hunter survives 6 days without water in Australian Outback
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A 62-year-old recreational hunter lost in a hot and arid region of the Australian Outback survived without water for six days by eating ants, police said Tuesday.... 10/13/2015 3:16 AM

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