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11/30/2014 8:50 AM
Baby's body found buried at Australia beach
SYDNEY — Two young boys playing on a Sydney beach on Sunday found an infant’s body buried in the sand, police said, one week after a newborn baby was discovered alive at the bottom of a drain in the city’s suburbs.

11/30/2014 8:44 AM
Dutch customs officers find 3 tons of cocaine
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch prosecutors say customs officers have intercepted more than three metric tons of cocaine with a street value of nearly $149 million.

11/30/2014 8:04 AM
Syrian air raids kill at least 12
BEIRUT — Syrian activists say government airstrikes on a southern town have killed at least a dozen people, including children.

11/30/2014 6:29 AM
Iran hospital manager attacked with acid
TEHRAN, Iran — Two attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the face of a Tehran hospital manager, police said Sunday, the latest in a string of such attacks that have mostly targeted women.

11/29/2014 6:52 AM
Egypt court drops all charges against Mubarak
CAIRO — A judge dismissed murder charges Saturday against former President Hosni Mubarak and acquitted his security chief over the killing of protesters during Egypt’s 2011 uprising, crushing any hope of a judicial reckoning on behalf of the hundreds victims of the revolt that toppled him.

11/29/2014 10:17 AM
Antigua names De Niro special economic envoy
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua — The prime minister of Antigua & Barbuda has appointed actor Robert De Niro as special economic envoy of the twin-island nation in the eastern Caribbean.

11/29/2014 10:12 AM
Taiwan's ruling party dealt setback
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s pro-China ruling Nationalist Party suffered worse-than-expected losses in island-wide local elections Saturday, dealing a stiff blow to a president who has staked his reputation on closer ties with Beijing, and leading the head of the Cabinet to resign.

11/29/2014 6:42 AM
15 dead in attack in west China's Xinjiang region
BEIJING — An attack in China’s troubled western Xinjiang region left 15 people dead and 14 injured, state media reported Saturday, the latest in a wave of ethnic violence there that has claimed dozens of lives over the past year.

11/29/2014 6:39 AM
UN: More than 16,000 people sickened with Ebola
DAKAR, Senegal — The World Health Organization says the number of people sickened with Ebola has passed 16,000.

11/29/2014 6:37 AM
Pope visits iconic religious sites in Istanbul
ISTANBUL — His head bowed and hands clasped in front of him, Pope Francis on Saturday stood in two minutes of silent prayer facing east inside one of Istanbul’s most important religious sites, as he shifted gears toward more religious affairs on the second leg of his three-day visit to the mainly Muslim nation.

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