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Alabama police question man in 3-year-old girl's kidnapping

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have taken a person of interest into custody in the kidnapping of a 3-year-old girl , who remains missing. An Amber Alert issued...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Spanish leader: Catalans must serve sentences

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Spain's caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, says that the sentences of a...
Oct. 14, 2019

Japan looks for missing after typhoon kills dozens

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — Rescue crews dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left dozens dead and caused...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Nobel winner had advised on Indian aid to poor

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Abhijit Banerjee, one of the three winners of this year's Nobel prize in economics,...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Catalan chief asks for amnesty for separatists

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of Catalan politicians and activists (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Catalan regional president Quim Torra has urged Spain to "end repression" and...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: UK to end free movement for EU citizens in 2021

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:05 a.m. The British government says it will end free movement from the European Union in 2021 as part of...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Turkey, Russia in close contact over Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Kremlin says Russia and Turkey have been in close contact about the Turkish...
Oct. 14, 2019

Japan storm survivors though worst was over, then it flooded

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — After the worst of Typhoon Hagibis passed over this town north of Japan's capital, Kazuo Saito made sure there was no water outside his house and...
Oct. 14, 2019

Russia's Putin lands in Saudi Arabia on Mideast trip

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has landed in Saudi Arabia on a trip to the kingdom. Putin's plane landed just after 1:30 p.m. Monday in...
Oct. 14, 2019

Iran's Guard says it detains Paris-based exiled journalist

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has arrested an exiled journalist who helped fan the flames of nationwide economic protests that struck the country at the...
Oct. 14, 2019

Egypt: Prominent activist is arrested, jailed for 15 days

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian rights lawyer says prosecutors have ordered a prominent pro-democracy activist to remain in custody for 15 days. Khaled Ali says Esraa Abdel-Fattah was brought before...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Queen Elizabeth II gives speech in Parliament

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Parliament for the ceremonial state opening ceremony and given her speech...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Soccer club Barcelona bemoans prison sentences

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Catalan politicians and activists over their independence (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Soccer club Barcelona has criticized the Spanish Supreme Court's...
Oct. 14, 2019

Records: Alabama girl, 10, fought off attempted rapist

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Court records say a 10-year-old Alabama girl fought off a man trying to rape her by kicking him in the groin. Citing an affidavit filed in...
Oct. 14, 2019

Conservatives dominate Polish vote, capitalize on spending

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice party has capitalized on its popular social spending policies to do even better at the ballot box than when it...
Oct. 14, 2019

EU OKs $419M German loan for Thomas Cook airline Condor

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the European Union has approved its decision to grant airline Condor, a subsidiary of collapsed tour operator Thomas Cook, a 380 million-euro ($419...
Oct. 14, 2019

The Latest: Duflo 'humbled' to win economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 12:30 p.m. France's Esther Duflo says she is "incredibly humbled" to be the second woman to...
Oct. 14, 2019

Joe Biden's son Hunter stepping down from Chinese board

NEW YORK (AP) — Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden says he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed...
Oct. 14, 2019

Japan looks for missing as typhoon kills as many as 48

HOYASU, Japan (AP) — Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many...
Oct. 14, 2019

Ambassador expected to testify key assurance came from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine...
Oct. 14, 2019

As Brexit deadline looms, talks go on, queen to give speech

LONDON (AP) — Brexit negotiators were meeting again Monday in an attempt to allow Britain to leave the European Union with a divorce deal at the end of the month...
Oct. 14, 2019

Royal Pomp: UK tradition on display for Parliament opening

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is set to officially open a new session of Parliament in a ceremony rich with centuries of British tradition. The 93-year-old monarch will travel...
Oct. 14, 2019

China's auto sales sink 6.3% in September

BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales sank 6.3% from a year earlier in September, putting the market on track to shrink for a second straight year at a time when...
Oct. 14, 2019

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. U.S. TROOPS TO WITHDRAW FROM CHAOTIC NORTHERN SYRIA U.S. Defense Secretary Mark...
Oct. 14, 2019

Economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty."...
Oct. 14, 2019

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