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Israeli jets down drone that entered airspace

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from video released by the Israeli Defense Forces shows the downing of a drone that entered Israeli airspace in southern Israel, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Israeli jets scrambled to intercept a drone that crossed into Israeli airspace Saturday from the Mediterranean Sea, bringing it down without incident in the south of the [&hellip...

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Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

October 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Female demonstrators against the extradition of Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects gather outside The Royal Courts of Justice in London Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. Britain’s High Court is set to rule Friday afternoon on whether radical cleric...

Low-cost flying arrives in luxury-loving Japan

October 4, 2012 • Business, World NewsComments Off

In this combination of three undated photos, planes of Japan’s low-cost airlines, from top, AirAsia Japan, Peach Aviation and Jetstar, are shown in Japan. Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and...

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...

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...