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AP Exclusive: US car was targeted in Mexico ambush

October 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2012. file photo, an armored U.S. embassy vehicle is checked by military personal after it was attacked by unknown assailants on the highway leading to the city of Cuernavaca, near Tres Marias, Mexico. A senior U.S. official says there is strong circumstantial evidence that Mexican federal police who fired [&hellip...

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Pope’s butler pleads innocent to theft charge

October 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 2, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI, not in photo, arrives in St. Peter’s square at the Vatican for a general audience with his then-butler Paolo Gabriele, bottom, and his personal secretary Georg Gaenswein....

Syrian minister accuses US of stoking ‘terrorism’

October 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

A displaced Syrian woman and her grandson in a refugee camp In the border with Turkey, near Azaz village, Syria, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/ Manu Brabo) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s foreign minister brought his regime’s case before the...

Capriles leads big rally in Venezuelan capital

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

CORRECTS BYLINE – Opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles, center, gestures to supporters during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. Presidential elections in Venezuela are scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Fernando...

Powerful storm injures dozens as it heads to Tokyo

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

High waves hit a breakwater in Kihocho, Mie prefecture, western Japan Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. A powerful typhoon is heading to Tokyo after injuring dozens of people, causing blackouts and paralyzing traffic in southern Japan. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT,...

Hugo Chavez says he’d vote for Obama

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez waves to supporters during a campaign rally in Guarenas, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Venezuela’s presidential election is scheduled for Oct. 7. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

Several thousand people protest Haiti gov’t

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

People demonstrate during a protest against Haiti’s President Michel Martelly government in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Several thousand people poured into the streets of...

Spain crisis fuels Catalan separatist sentiment

October 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – Demonstrators wave Catalan flags during a protest rally in Barcelona , Spain, in this Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 file photo. Thousands of people demonstrated in Barcelona on Tuesday demanding independence for Catalonia, on the Catalonia...

Hundreds of Libyans handover their weapons

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Libyan civilians turn in weapons to security forces in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Hundreds of Libyans have converged on a main square in Benghazi in response to a call from the military to hand over their weapons, some driving in with armored...

Madrid anti-austerity protests turn violent again

September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Protestors gather and shout near Parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets to protest enduring deep economic pain...