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37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This aerial photo shows houses collapsed after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook on Saturday night the mountainous area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroying more than half a dozen homes in the ski resort town and injuring at least 30 people, officials...

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Somalia’s al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Kenyan security forces examine the scene, as bodies of some of the victims lie in a line on the ground, at the location of an attack on a bus about 50 kilometers (31 miles) outside the town of Mandera, near the Somali border in northeastern Kenya, Saturday,...

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

November 23, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, U.S. Army Pfc. Garrick Carlton, center, of Sacramento, Calif., hikes past burning rubbish to man a hilltop observation post along with fellow Pfc. Michael Tompkins, of Wadsworth, Ohio, left, and Pfc....

Angry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A couple hold candles during a massive protest in Mexico City’s main sqaure “El Zocalo,” during a march in the capital city to demand authorities find 43 missing college students, in Mexico City, Thursday Nov. 20, 2014. Mexico officially...

Indian guru in deadly standoff due in court

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Controversial religious leader Sant Rampal stands by the door of a police van as he is brought to a court, surrounded by police personnel in Chandigarh, India, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Indian police arrested the 63-year-old self-styled Hindu guru at his...

Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reports

November 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 8, 2014 file photo shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. U.S. financial markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 as soft economic data out of China and Europe stoked concerns about...

Police arrest guru ending India standoff

November 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this late Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 photograph, supporters of Indian guru Sant Rampal, line up as they prepare to leave the ashram that was stormed by police earlier in the day in Hisar, Haryana state, India. At least six people have died in a standoff...

Police: Miss Honduras, sister slain in jealous fit

November 19, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Military police remove a body in the village of Cablotales, near Santa Barbara, Honduras, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. Two bodies, believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister, were found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago,...

Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

November 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Ultra-Orthodox Jews carry the body of Mosheh Twersky during his funeral in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing Twersky and three...

Asia stocks down as China property, Japan weighed

November 18, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Trader Jason Harper, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday, a day after the Standard & Poor’s 500 index set its second record-high close in two days. (AP Photo/Richard...