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Jailed Venezuela opposition leader rattles cage

December 16, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Jailed Venezuela opposition leader rattles cage

FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez is flanked by Bolivarian National Guards after Lopez surrendered in Caracas, Venezuela. Locked up and denounced by Venezuela’s government as a terrorist, Lopez may be out of sight, but he is not out of mind. President Nicolas Maduro raises the specter of [&hellip...

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Japan Abe faces battle on reforms despite vote win

December 15, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Japan Abe faces battle on reforms despite vote win

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, speaks during a TV interview on ballot counting for the lower house elections at his Liberal Democratic Party headquarters in Tokyo, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s...

At UN climate talks, a crack in rich-poor barrier

December 15, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on At UN climate talks, a crack in rich-poor barrier

Activists perform as heads of state, from left, President Barack Obama, Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper, China’s President Xi Jinping, India’s Narendra Modi, Russia’s President...

Hamas stages military rally to mark anniversary

December 15, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Hamas stages military rally to mark anniversary

Palestinian Hamas masked gunmen march in a rally to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Hamas militant group, in Gaza City, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Islamic militant group Hamas displayed rockets...

20 dead, 88 missing in central Indonesia mudslide

December 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on 20 dead, 88 missing in central Indonesia mudslide

Rescuers remove the body of a victim of landslides that swept away houses in Jemblung village, Central Java, Indonesia, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Scores of people died and more than 100 are missing following landslides caused by heavy rain in central Indonesia...

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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, a Nigerian woman, Halima Ibrahim and her children sit at a camp for displaced people in Gagamiri, Niger, after her husband was killed by an Islamic extremist in Damassak. With a military escort instead of the usual...

Higher prices, shortages create pressure for IS

December 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Higher prices, shortages create pressure for IS

FILE – This file image posted on a militant website on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows renderings of a 1 gold dinar, a new coin that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State...

Cuba: Rappers targeted by USAID program ‘victims’

December 13, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Cuba: Rappers targeted by USAID program ‘victims’

In this April 23, 2010 photo, members of Los Aldeanos, Aldo Rodriguez, left, and Bian Rodriguez, center, perform in concert at the Acapulco Theater in Havana, Cuba. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that a U.S. agency infiltrated Cuba’s...

Traffic resumes after Hong Kong clears protesters

December 12, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Traffic resumes after Hong Kong clears protesters

Workers check the main road after police removed and cleared the occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Hong Kong police on Thursday took away demonstrators who refused to leave the main pro-democracy protest camp...

Nuts! Korean flight delayed by first-class spat

December 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off on Nuts! Korean flight delayed by first-class spat

In this Sept. 2014 photo, Cho Hyun-ah, Korean Air’s vice president responsible for cabin service and the oldest child of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, answers reporters’ question during a news conference in Incheon, west of Seoul, South Korea....