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Portugal government re-elected despite painful austerity
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portugal's center-right coalition government has won another four-year term, winning a general election behind an economic recovery that has included austerity measures contested across Europe.... 10/4/2015 10:04 PM

Portuguese government wins re-election despite austerity policies opposed across Europe
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portuguese government wins re-election despite austerity policies opposed across Europe.... 10/4/2015 10:03 PM

Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and joining the extremist group.... 10/4/2015 9:36 PM

Bermuda whipped by weakening Hurricane Joaquin
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- Bermuda was lashed Sunday by gusting winds and pelting rains from a weakening Hurricane Joaquin as its spinning center tracked just west of the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas as a major storm.... 10/4/2015 9:24 PM

Hope dims for finding survivors of deadly Guatemala mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 96 people as the smell of rotting bodies spread across the enormous mound of earth and rescuers reported the buried dwellings they reached were filled with water, suggesting anyone trapped inside would have drowned.... 10/4/2015 9:23 PM

The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin's eye passing west of Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- The latest on Hurricane Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. (All times local):... 10/4/2015 9:23 PM

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. and Afghan governments vowed Sunday to jointly investigate the attack on a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22 people, as street-by street battles continued between government forces and Taliban fighters and officials warned of a looming humanitarian crisis for civilians trapped in the city... 10/4/2015 8:35 PM

Spike in Palestinian attacks raise fears of another Intifada
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A series of grisly Palestinian attacks that killed several Israeli civilians has prompted the government to take unprecedented security measures amid growing public debate over whether the specter of another Palestinian Intifada, or uprising, is on the horizon.... 10/4/2015 8:29 PM

Debris spotted as crews search for ship lost off Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Rescuers spotted floating debris and an oil sheen Sunday as U.S. crews continued an intensive search off the southeastern Bahamas for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board. The company that owns the ship said a container that appears to belong to the vessel had been found as well.... 10/4/2015 7:36 PM

The Latest: Container found that may be from missing ship
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):... 10/4/2015 7:34 PM

Puerto Rico police seize $5.4 million drug shipment
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Authorities were searching Sunday for three suspects who allegedly attempted to smuggle $5.4 million worth of drugs into Puerto Rico from the Dominican Republic.... 10/4/2015 6:56 PM

Iraqi PM opens Green Zone to all citizens
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad open to all of his citizens for the first time in 12 years Sunday amid efforts to cut spending and appease citizens who have been protesting for basic public services.... 10/4/2015 6:52 PM

Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Fierce battles raged between pro-government fighters clashing with Shiite Houthi rebels and allied military units along Yemen's Red Sea coast Sunday, Yemeni security officials said.... 10/4/2015 6:23 PM

Russia's airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home
MOSCOW (AP) -- Whatever effect Russia's airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.... 10/4/2015 6:10 PM

Belarusian protesters decry planned Russian air base
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- About 1,000 opposition activists on Sunday protested Russia's plans to establish a military air base in Belarus, saying it would turn the former Soviet republic into a Kremlin "vassal."... 10/4/2015 6:08 PM

Libyan Red Crescent says bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) -- The bodies of at least 95 migrants have been found washed ashore in Libya over the past five days, a spokesman for Libya's Red Crescent said Sunday.... 10/4/2015 6:00 PM

The Latest: Israeli stabbing victim describes deadly attack
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to all Palestinians who do not live, work or study there (all times local).... 10/4/2015 5:39 PM

Syria President: Russia campaign must succeed
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad said in comments Sunday that the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed, stressing that the fight against terrorism must precede a political process.... 10/4/2015 5:31 PM

Iraqi premier opens heavily-fortified Green Zone to public for first time in 12 years
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi premier opens heavily-fortified Green Zone to public for first time in 12 years.... 10/4/2015 5:28 PM

Video shows pope defending Chile bishop accused of cover up
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A Chilean television station has aired a video that shows Pope Francis defending a Santiago bishop whose opponents allege has covered up sexual abuse by a notorious pedophile priest.... 10/4/2015 5:27 PM

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