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Ex-Guantanamo prisoner out of coma, not danger in Uruguay

September 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 9, 2016 file photo, Syrian native Abu Wa’el Dhiab rests in bed while conversing with his family via a laptop, in his apartment in Montevideo, Uruguay. An Uruguayan official said on Sept. 14 that the health of the resettled former Guantanamo detainee has taken a turn for the worse due to a [&hellip...

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The Latest: Group says 3 killed despite cease-fire in Syria

September 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this this file photo released on May 4, 2015, on a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, Islamic State militants pass by a convoy in Tel Abyad, northeast Syria. Five years of failed efforts to quell the...

In long and bloody Syria war, this truce may be different

September 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 9, 2016, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands at the conclusion of a news conference following their meeting to discuss the Syria crisis, in Geneva, Switzerland. Five years...

Split Cyprus’ rival leaders to meet UN chief on peace talks

September 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, left, breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, right, and UN Special Advisor of the Secretary-General Espen Barth Eide are seen during a statement after Their talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided...

Prosecutors: Brazil’s Silva ‘commander’ of graft scheme

September 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva attends the impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil. Federal investigators charged Lula with money laundering and corruption on...

UN approves Colombia peace mission

September 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council on Tuesday approved the deployment of a U.N. political mission to monitor a cease-fire between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. The resolution unanimously approved...

Philippines suspends scallops linked to Hawaii outbreak

September 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government has suspended distribution of seafood believed to be the cause of a hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii. De Oro Resources Inc. must temporarily suspend distribution of its products while the government does an...

Israel’s Peres hospitalized after stroke

September 13, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli President Shimon Peres suffered a “major stroke” on Tuesday and experienced heavy bleeding in the brain, hospital officials said, as doctors raced to stabilize the 93-year-old Nobel laureate. Dr. Itzik Kreiss,...

Malala Yousafzai urges schooling for all refugee children

September 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai wants world leaders to guarantee all refugee children access to a full 12-year education — something she says is necessary to avoid a lost generation as the planet struggles with the...

Searchers find 2nd ship from doomed British expedition

September 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TORONTO (AP) — The second of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a storied expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage has been found. The Arctic Research Foundation said Monday that the HMS Terror has been...