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New round of Iran nuclear talks faces old hurdles
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Seven months and more than a half dozen rounds into talks on a substantive nuclear deal, Iran and six world powers gathering for another session appear no closer to an agreement.... 9/19/2014 5:03 PM

Iran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talks
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief.... 9/19/2014 4:59 PM

6 dead in cartel-style killings in western Mexico
MORELIA, Mexico (AP) -- The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan, where authorities have claimed to be making headway against drug gang violence.... 9/19/2014 4:51 PM

Car bomb attacks kill 30 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A series of vehicle bombings killed at least 30 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.... 9/19/2014 4:51 PM

Scotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession push
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Scotland's decision to remain in the United Kingdom has cost separatists across Europe political momentum. But the parliament in Spain's Catalonia region was poised Friday to give its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid has denounced as illegal.... 9/19/2014 4:46 PM

Donetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukraine
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Peace talks to regulate the ongoing crisis in east Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have battled Ukrainian troops since April, started late Friday in the capital of Belarus.... 9/19/2014 4:38 PM

Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged into the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region.... 9/19/2014 4:37 PM

Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily armed terrorists attacked. The work David was paid to do - search purses and bags, mostly - earned him two bullets in the head, injuries that cost him his job.... 9/19/2014 4:33 PM

France strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraq
PARIS (AP) -- Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.... 9/19/2014 4:29 PM

Quebec separatists look for positives in Scot vote
MONTREAL (AP) -- Quebec separatists tried Friday to find the silver lining in Scotland's decision to stay within the United Kingdom.... 9/19/2014 4:22 PM

Bahrain: Protesters dismiss government plans
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- Witnesses say thousands of opposition supporters have rallied in the tiny island nation of Bahrain to protest a proposal outlined by the country's leadership related to legislative, security and judicial reforms.... 9/19/2014 4:19 PM

Mexico rights body probes deadly army-gang faceoff
ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexico's Civil Rights Commission says it is investigating the circumstances of a June confrontation between the army and a suspected drug gang that left 22 people dead.... 9/19/2014 4:18 PM

Scotland picks UK over independence in referendum
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.... 9/19/2014 4:13 PM

Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote
LONDON (AP) -- Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally.... 9/19/2014 4:08 PM

Scotland: Who won? Who lost?
LONDON (AP) -- Who won and who lost in Scotland's independence referendum?... 9/19/2014 4:02 PM

3 Eastern European countries form joint brigade
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions.... 9/19/2014 3:57 PM

Court again delays Kenya president's trial
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The International Criminal Court again delayed the trial of Kenya's president on Friday, after prosecutors said they did not have a strong enough case to convict him because Kenya was not cooperating in turning over potential evidence.... 9/19/2014 3:55 PM

Floods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killed
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon.... 9/19/2014 3:54 PM

France: Sarkozy announces political comeback
PARIS (AP) -- Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job back.... 9/19/2014 3:53 PM

Nigeria: Church obstructed rescue, lives lost
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Church officials prevented rescuers from freeing victims at the site of a six-story building collapse, causing a loss of lives, Nigeria's emergency agency said Friday.... 9/19/2014 3:49 PM