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Iraqi officials say IS leader wounded in airstrike

November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. On Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, [&hellip...

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Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande winners at MTV EMAs

November 10, 2014 • Entertainment, World NewsComments Off

Host Nicki Minaj onstage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nicki Minaj rapped about shortbread and Ariana Grande capped a breakthrough year with two trophies...

Balloons symbolize fall of Berlin Wall

November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Balloons fly over the Reichstag during the central event to commemorate the Fall of the Wall in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. 25 years ago – on Nov. 9, 1989 – the East-German government lifted travel restrictions and thousands of East...

‘Enough, I’m tired’ comment rallies Mexico protest

November 9, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A firefighter works to put out a burning vehicle set on fire by rural college students, outside the Governor’s Palace in Guerrero’s state capital, Chilpancingo, Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. Suspects in the disappearance of the 43 Raul Isidro...

Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

November 9, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

People pass by balloons of the art project “Lichtgrenze 2014″ or lightborder 2014, along the Berlin Wall in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. The light installation featuring 8,000 luminous white balloons commemorates the division of Berlin,...

Yemen announces lineup of its new Cabinet

November 8, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of Yemen’s ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh, shown on a picture, center, chant slogans to express their rejection of U.S. Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller during a demonstration against foreign interference in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Nov. 7,...

DNA study dates Eurasian split from East Asians

November 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

The 1954 photo provided by the Centre for GeoGenetics of the Natural History Museum of Denmark shows M .M. Gerasimov (on the right) with A.N. Rogachev (head of expedition on the left) excavating the fossil of Kostenki XIV in Kostenki-Borshchevo in what is now...

3 presidents press Burkina Faso on civilian rule

November 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Burkina Faso Lt. Col. Issac Yacouba Zida, center, leaves a government building after meeting with political leaders in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. International envoys tried Tuesday to resolve Burkina Faso’s political crisis, with...

Asia stocks lower after Europe growth downgraded

November 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Specialist Michael Gagliano, left, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Stocks edged lower on Tuesday, led by a drop in energy stocks as the price of oil fell to its lowest in four years following...

A lifetime of perks in UAE help cushion wealth gap

November 4, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 photo, an Emirati man with his son and other western tourists visit a 1950 mock-up of main Suq and the creek at the Dubai museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Life radically changed in the Gulf with the discovery of oil. By...