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Japan police: Volcanic rocks killed most victims

October 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 1, 2014 photo, rescuers walk in line after their search operation near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan. Saturday’s eruption on Mount Ontake was the worst fatal eruption in postwar history in Japan. (AP Photo/Mainichi Shimbun, Kimi Takeuchi) MANDATORY CREDIT, JAPAN OUT, NO SALES, TOKYO (AP) — Doctors have determined [&hellip...

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Turkey approves military operations in Iraq, Syria

October 3, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz, right, and army generals listen as lawmakers debate before Turkey’s parliament approved a motion that gives the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street decline

October 1, 2014 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) BANGKOK...

Luck, instinct determined fates of volcano hikers

October 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 photo released by Nagoya City Fire Dept., a Nagoya City Fire Dept. firefighter walks by a mountain lodge covered by ash and damaged by volcanic rocks during rescue operations for missing hikers trapped in the summit area of the...

Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

October 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Syrian refugees wait for transport after their arrival at the Turkey-Syria border near Suruc, Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters pressing their offensive against a Kurdish town near the...

Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed

September 30, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a blistering speech to the United Nations,...

Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

September 30, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Wrapped in plastic to shield from pepper spray, a student protester stands behind a makeshift barrier blocking main streets in the central business district of Hong Kong, late Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters expanded their rallies throughout...

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 photo, provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians walking amid the rubble of damaged houses...

HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

September 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Student protesters stand behind barricades used to occupy the streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, China, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters...

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in Venice

September 28, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Photographers aim their cameras to catch George Clooney on his way to his wedding with Amal Alamuddin, in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini) VENICE, Italy (AP) — George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin...