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With Saint Nick’s entry comes racial controversy

November 16, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Police detain anti-Black Pete demonstrators as Saint Nicholas arrived in the historic city of Gouda, Netherlands, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Black Petes, the traditional black-faced sidekicks of Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa Claus, walked side-by-side with yellow-colored “Cheese Petes” and “cookie Petes,” a nod to the...

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Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

November 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE -The combination photo of different images taken with Philae’s CIVA camera system released by the European Space Agency ESA on Nov. 13, 2014 shows Rosetta’s lander Philae as it is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Philae...

Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

November 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this April 2014 photo provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia, right, visits with Bishop John K. Yambasu at the United Methodist Church’s Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Salia has tested positive for Ebola and...

Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

November 15, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic observes Russian-Serbian joint antiterrorist exercise Srem 2014, at Nikinci training ground, 60 kilometers west of Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) NIKINCI, Serbia (AP) —...

China must change economy to meet climate targets

November 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A family riding an electric tricycle bike is silhouetted against the sun setting on a coal-fired power plant in Beijing, China Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Chinese leaders pledged for the first time to cap the country’s decades-long growth of greenhouse gas...

Asian stocks muted after Wall Street retreat

November 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Big banks led the market lower in early trading Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, pulling indexes down from record highs. Regulators in the U.S. and Europe fined five major...

Japan’s nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes

November 13, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Water tanks that store contaminated water are seen at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Nearly all the workers at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant are devoted to a single,...

Asian stocks higher as Nikkei at fresh 7-year high

November 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 2, 2014 photo, people pass the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks dropped slightly from record levels on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, as energy stocks continued to slump along with falling oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) HONG KONG...

At least 11 women die after sterilization in India

November 12, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Indian women who underwent sterilization surgeries receive treatment at the CIMS hospital in Bilaspur, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Eight Indian women have died and more than a dozen others in critical condition Tuesday...

Asian stocks perked by record US close

November 11, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, in New York. European shares were higher Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, supported by expectations the European Central Bank is prepared to offer new stimulus to nurse the region’s...