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Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed

September 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are...

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Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

September 30, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Wrapped in plastic to shield from pepper spray, a student protester stands behind a makeshift barrier blocking main streets in the central business district of Hong Kong, late Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters expanded their rallies throughout...

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 29, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this Saturday, Sept. 27 2014 photo, provided by the anti-government activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians walking amid the rubble of damaged houses...

HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

September 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Student protesters stand behind barricades used to occupy the streets surrounding the government headquarters in Hong Kong, China, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Riot police in Hong Kong on Saturday arrested scores of students who stormed the government headquarters...

Clooney marries human rights lawyer in Venice

September 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Photographers aim their cameras to catch George Clooney on his way to his wedding with Amal Alamuddin, in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini) VENICE, Italy (AP) — George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin...

Iran’s president: no major progress at nuke talks

September 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a pres conference on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s president on Friday urged faster progress at nuclear talks between his country and six...

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

September 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

This image taken from the Parliamentary Recording Unit via Associated Press shows the opposition Labour party leader Ed Miliband speaking during the debate to decide on approval for air strikes in Iraq, in the Houses of Parliament, London, Friday, Sept. 26,...

Mexico army holds 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

September 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, July 3, 2014, file photo, state police stand inside a warehouse where a black cross covers a wall near blood stains on the ground, after a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village...

Pope removes divisive bishop in Paraguay

September 25, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this July 25, 2014 photo, Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano walks to church in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. Livieres Plano, a member of the conservative Opus Dei movement, has been removed by Pope Francis from a Paraguayan diocese said the Vatican...

Asian stocks drift after Wall Street slide

September 24, 2014 • Business, National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – This March 4, 2013 file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks are opening lower Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, following disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes...