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Pele says ‘nothing serious’ with him

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2008 file photo, Brazil’s soccer great Pele greets supporters prior to a friendly soccer match, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian hospital says Pele has been transferred to a “special care” unit to be monitored while being treated for a urinary infection. The Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, said [&hellip...

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OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Iraq’s Minister of Oil Adil Abd Al-Mahdi speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group...

Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Afghan security forces, upper left, inspect the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described multiple explosions...

Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians’ interest wanes

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt. A verdict is...

Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This is a Nov. 27, 2005 file photo of author P.D. James as she discusses her latest novel, “The Lighthouse,” another mystery featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh, during an interview in New York. Publisher Faber and Faber...

Hong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officers

November 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters cry as the police officers try to stop them blocking the road in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one...

Asia stocks rise after US growth revised higher

November 26, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments Off

A businessman runs past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Asian stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth was tempered by a less rosy outlook for China. (AP Photo/Shuji...

France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

November 26, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This Friday, Nov.14, 2014 file photo shows the Vladivostok Mistral-class helicopter carrier docking at Saint-Nazaire harbor, western France. France suspended the planned delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of growing...

Portugal ex-premier held in prison in fraud case

November 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Portugal’s former Prime Minister Jose Socrates, in the back seat of the car on the left, leaves a court in a Portuguese police car after being questioned, in Lisbon, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Jose Socrates is spending a third straight night in jail as...

Crew docks at International Space Station

November 24, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz TMA-15M space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Terry...