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Court, for now, blocks immigrant teen's access to abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court is blocking — for now — an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility. The court says the...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:58

Spain's Rajoy proposes having central government ministers assume powers of Catalan regional officials

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Rajoy proposes having central government ministers assume powers of Catalan regional officials.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:53

Spain's leader says government is not revoking Catalonia's autonomy, only removing regional officials who violated law

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's leader says government is not revoking Catalonia's autonomy, only removing regional officials who violated law.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:48

Spain's Rajoy says he wants permission to dissolve Catalonia's government and to call an early election

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Rajoy says he wants permission to dissolve Catalonia's government and to call an early election.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:45

Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

GENEVA (AP) — Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization by the agency's first African leader. The...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:45

2 former presidents break with tradition to denounce Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief — but without...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:44

Spanish prime minister says government is seeking unprecedented constitutional authority to "restore order" in Catalonia

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish prime minister says government is seeking unprecedented constitutional authority to "restore order" in Catalonia.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:41

Spain's prime minister blames separatists for pushing government to take unprecedented measures in Catalonia

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's prime minister blames separatists for pushing government to take unprecedented measures in Catalonia.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:32

Poll finds Las Vegas shooting doesn't alter opinions on guns

ATLANTA (AP) — The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds. The nation is closely divided on...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:28

Egyptian officials say 55 police killed in Cairo shootout

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:05

Kenya helicopter carrying 5 plunges into lake after takeoff

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A helicopter with five people on board plunged into a lake in Kenya's Rift Valley and it's likely that no one survived, officials said Saturday. The...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:02

Egypt officials say at least 55 security troops killed in attack outside Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt officials say at least 55 security troops killed in attack outside Cairo.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:59

Man with knife attacks 4 people in Munich; arrest made

BERLIN (AP) — A man with a knife attacked four people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. A suspect was arrested a few hours later, and authorities...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:45

Man with knife stabs 4 people in Munich; arrest made

BERLIN (AP) — A man with a knife stabbed four people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. A suspect was arrested a few hours later, and authorities...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:38

Polls indicate Japanese PM Abe headed for easy victory

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself. Media polls indicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:32

The Latest: Munich police arrest suspect, say motive unknown

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the stabbings in Munich, Germany (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Police say they've arrested a suspect after four people were lightly wounded in Munich...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:18

The Latest: Spain court that ruled on Catalonia hacked

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A spokeswoman for Spain's Constitutional Court...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 03:01

US commanders stress 'ironclad' commitment to defend SKorea

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — U.S. naval commanders have reiterated Washington's "ironclad" commitment to defend South Korea against North Korean threats as an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier visited a South...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 02:23

Czechs vote in parliamentary election for second day

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech citizens are voting for a second day in a parliamentary election that could install another euroskeptic government in Central Europe. Two days of balloting that started...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 02:17

Syria says Israel struck army position near Golan Heights

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian army says Israeli forces have struck one of its positions near the Golan Heights south of the country. The army statement said Saturday's shelling by...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 02:15

With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcome

JAMESTOWN, St. Helena (AP) — The Gates of Chaos, Lot's Wife, Old Woman's Valley, Man and Horse Cliffs. These are the names of places on St. Helena, an otherworldly Atlantic...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 02:01

The Latest: Spanish Cabinet meets to act on Catalonia

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local): 10.30 a.m. A Cabinet meeting is underway in...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 01:56

Police say 4 people stabbed in Munich, assailant flees

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man with a knife has lightly wounded four people in Munich. Officers are looking for the assailant. Munich police called on people in the...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 01:41

Landslide in northern Malaysia kills 3; 11 more trapped

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia on Saturday killed three foreign workers, with rescuers searching for 11 others feared trapped in the...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 01:31

The Latest: Pakistan condemns mosque attacks in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Pakistan is strongly condemning two suicide attacks at mosques in Afghanistan that killed at least...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 01:16

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