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HK leader says China adamant; students seek talks
HONG KONG (AP) -- Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said Tuesday that China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub....
09/30/2014 09:52:09am
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Hostage tale suggests IS wary of upsetting Turkey
SILOPI, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish truck driver Ozgur Simsek was sleeping off a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) fuel run to the Qayara power station in Iraq, he said, when he heard banging on his vehicle's door....
09/30/2014 09:14:43am
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Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghanis as they take over responsibility for the country's security....
09/30/2014 09:06:47am
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Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives....
09/30/2014 08:41:50am
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Iraqi Arabs claim persecution by Kurds
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- When Sunni militants captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in June, Abu Sara and his family feared their town of Taza, located some 50 kilometers southeast of the city, would inevitably be next. Government soldiers had dropped their weapons and abandoned their posts - forcing residents to fend for themselves....
09/30/2014 09:49:58am
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Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles
ABOARD THE COCONUT PRINCESS (AP) -- On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea....
09/30/2014 03:17:19am
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Germany vows better checks on refugee guards
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's most populous state is tightening checks on security personnel at asylum centers following allegations that private guards repeatedly abused refugees, a senior official said Tuesday....
09/30/2014 09:06:49am
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Ukrainians gear up for winter without Russian gas
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- For Alexei Polezhai, who sells water heaters and wood-burning stoves at his two shops in Kiev, sales this fall have been remarkably good considering the dramatic collapse in the rest of the Ukrainian economy this year....
09/30/2014 08:07:52am
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EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being....
09/30/2014 09:26:10am
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New tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake
KISO, Japan (AP) -- Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit....
09/30/2014 01:43:31am
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