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Senate Dems have votes to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

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Senate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory.

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Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scene

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues... more »»

Hungary blocks migrants from trains; 11 drown off Turkey

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking... more »»

The Latest on Bangkok: Police say suspect was in blast area

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly Bangkok bombing (all times local):

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Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of... more »»

Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad

September 2, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away... more »»

Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC

September 2, 2015

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator pleaded innocent Wednesday to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery, as his long-awaited trial started... more »»

Afghan migrant hopes to complete father's flight from war

September 2, 2015

MORIA, Greece (AP) — Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part... more »»

Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

September 2, 2015

MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day... more »»

South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

September 2, 2015

OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. more »»

The Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish man

September 2, 2015

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):

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Migrants defiant as Hungary blocks train links for 2nd day

September 2, 2015

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international railway station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seekin... more »»

Obama visit puts spotlight on rough plight in rural Alaska

September 2, 2015

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a good bet that President Barack Obama will never use a honey bucket. more »»

Obama locking up votes in Senate for Iran nuclear deal

September 2, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran nuclear deal and cement a foreign policy legac. more »»

Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

September 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the runnin. more »»

Soyuz carrying 3-man crew blasts off for orbiting station

September 2, 2015

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. more »»

North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast

September 2, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea insisted on Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it... more »»

Immunity lifted, prosecutors close in on Guatemala president

September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors wasted no time in pressing their corruption investigation of President Otto Perez Molina, persuading a judge to bar him from leaving the country just... more »»

Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

September 2, 2015

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no... more »»

Guatemalan president's immunity lifted in corruption scandal

September 2, 2015

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina's immunity of office on Tuesday, opening him up to possible prosecution in a widening customs corruption scandal that... more »»

 
 

 

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