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Most Asian stocks higher as investors await ECB decision

January 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a street sign for Wall Street hangs near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets rose Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, and Shanghai rebounded from a dramatic dive the day before, after China’s economic slowdown in the fourth quarter wasn’t as sharp as feared and [&hellip...

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Cuba lowers expectations on eve of high-level talks with US

January 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

John Koehler, center, a tourist from Wisconsin taking a cultural trip to Cuba, poses for a portrait with locals while holding a copy of USA Today newspaper and showing its front page article on the softening of travel rules for Americans in Havana, Cuba,...

Pope: Catholics don’t have to breed ‘like rabbits’

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 23, 2009 file photo, St. Peter’s Basilica is seen behind a hand of a demonstrator holding a condom, on the edge of the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square, in Rome. During his return from The Philippines, Monday, Jan. 19,...

Surrendered LRA officer says he didn’t want to die in bush

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 and released by the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF), a man said by the UPDF to be the wanted Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Dominic Ongwen, center, stands with Ugandan Contingent Commander to...

Turkey president convenes Cabinet amid power-grab claims

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan walks between the honor guards wearing historic Turkish warriors costumes before a ceremony for his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas at his new presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Abbas is...

To counter terror, Europe’s police reconsider their arms

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan.13 2015 file photo, French police officers pay their respects during a ceremony to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in the attacks, in Paris, France. With the deaths of the three French officers during three days of...

Ukraine, rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

January 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A view of the damaged Hospital Nº 3, after it was hit by Ukrainian Army artillery in Kalininsky district, in Donetsk, Ukraine. Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. The separatist stronghold, Donetsk, was shaken by intense outgoing and incoming artillery fire on Sunday as...

Irish Cabinet minister announces he’s gay

January 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Dec. 27, 2013 file photo, shows health minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin, Ireland. Senior Cabinet minister in Ireland, Leo Varadkar, has announced he is homosexual, becoming the first openly gay government figure in the history of the...

Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

January 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A Ukrainian woman embraces her dog in a shelter during the heaviest exchange of artillery fire in the last few days, at Voroshilovsky area, center of Donetsk, Ukraine. Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. The separatist stronghold, Donetsk, was shaken by intense outgoing...

Israeli strikes kill 6 Hezbollah fighters in Syria

January 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this picture taken on February, 22, 2008, Jihad Mughniyeh, the son of slain top Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh, speaks during a rally to commemorate his father and two other leaders Abbas Musawi and Ragheb Harb in the Shiite suburb of Beirut, Lebanon....