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UN leader begins term during period of 'tumult'

September 16, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sam Kutesa began his first day as president of the U.N. more »»

Obama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global security

September 16, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to world security, President Barack Obama on Tuesday broadly expanded the U.S. more »»

Doctor to provide medical update on Toronto mayor

September 16, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A doctor will provide a medical update on controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's tumor on Wednesday, Ford's brother said. more »»

UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

September 16, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to... more »»

Obama: Ebola outbreak 'spiraling out of control'

September 16, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world is looking to the United States to address the deadly outbreak of Ebola in West Africa.

Obama says the U.S. embraces that responsibility. more »»

Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

September 16, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the country doesn't have the death penalty. more »»

US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

September 16, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Under pressure to boost the U.S. more »»

French prime minister wins confidence vote

September 16, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls won a vote of confidence on Tuesday in a tense ballot, allowing him to push through economic reforms that have divided his Socialist Party. more »»

Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

September 16, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been... more »»

Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees

September 16, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S. more »»

Mexico to airlift tourists after Hurricane Odile

September 16, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican government prepared to begin airlifting tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as... more »»

West Bank settler group boasts rapid growth

September 16, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements... more »»

Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track

September 16, 2014

SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and "without... more »»

Military says mortar fired from Gaza hits Israel

September 16, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a mortar round fired from Gaza hit southern Israel for the first time since the end of the Gaza war last mont. more »»

Tracing the rise of Ebola in West Africa

September 16, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Since the Ebola outbreak first emerged in West Africa, The Associated Press has been reporting on it. more »»

Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

September 16, 2014

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides... more »»

Sides in Scottish referendum make final push

September 16, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The two sides in Scotland's independence debate scrambled Tuesday to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separatio. more »»

Legislator: 53 Turkish families joined IS

September 16, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish opposition legislator said Tuesday that at least 53 Turkish families — some with children — had crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State group in the past week... more »»

Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible

September 16, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday he would recommend that the United States consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded... more »»

Next title: Elizabeth, Queen of Scots?

September 16, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. more »»

 
 

 

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