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Colombia exhumes murdered guerrilla leader
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombia is digging up the remains of a former guerrilla leader who was assassinated 25 years ago while running for president in one of the most emblematic crimes committed during a wave of terror against leftist activists.... 11/26/2014 5:47 PM

UK brothers jailed for attending Syria terror camp
LONDON (AP) -- Two British brothers were sent to prison Wednesday for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria, becoming the first Britons jailed after returning from the war-torn country.... 11/26/2014 5:40 PM

Canada police arrest ex-radio host in sex case
TORONTO (AP) -- Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 5:40 PM

Central African rebels release several hostages
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Several hostages, including a Polish priest, were released Wednesday after being held by rebels in Central African Republic, officials and rebels said.... 11/26/2014 5:39 PM

Europeans debate common stand on Palestine
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Frustrated by deadlock in the Middle East peace process, a growing number of European leaders and lawmakers are calling for unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state.... 11/26/2014 5:32 PM

Prison theater transforms Colombian inmates
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. On the playbill is the Greek tragedy "Antigone."... 11/26/2014 5:31 PM

Spanish judge rules no crime in killing Ebola dog
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish judge has ruled health authorities didn't commit a crime when they euthanized Excalibur, a dog that belonged to a nursing assistant who contracted Ebola last month.... 11/26/2014 5:24 PM

Egypt court sentences 78 minors over protests
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian judicial official says a court has sentenced 78 minors to up to five years in prison over their participation in Islamist demonstrations.... 11/26/2014 5:23 PM

Zimbabwe VP blocked from top post in ruling party
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's Vice President Joice Mujuru was barred from running for a seat on a top committee of the ruling party, on Wednesday, amid accusations she plotted to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, 90.... 11/26/2014 5:21 PM

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site
HONG KONG (AP) -- Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong's three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the 2-month-old movement in the former British colony.... 11/26/2014 5:19 PM

Mexico's left faces problems as leader quits
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.... 11/26/2014 5:08 PM

Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad
MOSCOW (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and improve cooperation between Moscow and Damascus.... 11/26/2014 4:56 PM

Mammoth skeleton sold for $300,000 at UK auction
LONDON (AP) -- A rare woolly mammoth skeleton has been bought by a private buyer for 189,000 pounds (nearly $300,000) at a British auction.... 11/26/2014 4:54 PM

Official: US commandos took part in Yemen raid
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.... 11/26/2014 4:53 PM

Rare Shakespeare Folio discovered in French town
PARIS (AP) -- The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a jolt of excitement around the world of Shakespeare scholars.... 11/26/2014 4:52 PM

AP PHOTOS: Macaws bring harmony to Caracas' chaos
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- In one of the world's most hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution.... 11/26/2014 4:51 PM

British tabloid reporter cleared of bribery charge
LONDON (AP) -- A journalist with Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun has been cleared of bribing a press officer for stories about government spending plans.... 11/26/2014 4:40 PM

NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Wednesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine.... 11/26/2014 4:31 PM

AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Moderate Muslims must take a stand against religious extremists who violate the core values of Islam, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.... 11/26/2014 4:30 PM

Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him.... 11/26/2014 4:25 PM