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Mexico: At least 1 of 43 missing students ID’d

December 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Felipe de la Cruz, the father of one of the 43 missing students from the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college, speaks to a crowd in front of other relatives holding posters of their missing loved ones, during a protest at the Revolution Monument in Mexico City, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. At least one of the [&hellip...

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Protests turn violent in 2 Greek cities

December 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Protesters are silhouetted by the lights of a water canon during riots in Athens neighborhood of Exarchia, a haven for extreme leftists and anarchists, on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. A march through central Athens to mark the sixth anniversary of the fatal police...

China arrests former security chief Zhou Yongkang

December 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken May 4, 2012, Zhou Yongkang, Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee member in charge of security, attends a conference to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of Chinese Communist Youth League at the Great Hall of...

Swiss hostage escapes from Filipino extremists

December 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This Jan. 29, 2012 file photo, released by the Tawi-Tawi Provincial Police Office, shows Swiss Lorenzo Vinciguerra at an undisclosed place in the southernmost island province of Tawi-Tawi in the Philippines before heading out to a mountain forest...

Thai king turns 87, but absent from celebrations

December 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A woman looks through a pair of binoculars to spot a hospital room at the Siriraj Hospital where Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is hospitalized, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Bangkok, Thailand. A traditional birthday celebration ceremony for...

Yemen’s al-Qaida threatens US hostage in new video

December 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This image made from video posted online by militants on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Luke Somers, an American photojournalist born in Britain and held hostage by al-Qaida’s affiliate...

Japan, China stocks lead Asia gains on yen, data

December 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Trader James Doherty works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. U.S. stock indexes are creeping higher Tuesday, as the market bounces back from a loss the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) HONG KONG (AP) — Japanese and...

China urges Taiwan to stay course on exchanges

December 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 1, 2014 file photo, Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou listen question during a private interview with foreign journalist in Panama City. Ma said Tuesday that he is stepping down as chairman of the ruling Nationalist...

EU moves eastward with Tusk taking presidency

December 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Incoming European Council President Donald Tusk rings a bell given to him by outgoing European Council President Herman Van Rompuy during a handover ceremony for the European Council Presidency at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014....

Hong Kong protesters, police clash; 40 arrested

December 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Pro-democracy protesters run away from police on the main road outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong Sunday, Nov.30, 2014. Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters faced off with Hong Kong police late Sunday, stepping up their movement for genuine...