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Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate
Brazil’s presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Friday night just two days before their runoff election, with the focus on allegations of corruption and arguments over who could best spark a stalled economy.
 
Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers
(AP, October 24, 2014; 10:11 PM)
 
Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai
(AP, October 24, 2014; 10:01 PM)
 
Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:05 PM)
 
Malaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges
(AP, October 24, 2014; 7:46 PM)
 
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
(AP, October 24, 2014; 7:33 PM)
 
Attack on Egypt army post kills 17
(AP, October 24, 2014; 7:29 PM)
 
After attacks, Canada balances security, openness
(AP, October 24, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
Dominican agents detain woman with $70K in stomach
(AP, October 24, 2014; 7:06 PM)
 
4 dead during attempted Dominican prison break
(AP, October 24, 2014; 6:16 PM)
 
Public donations pay for Argentine national park
(AP, October 24, 2014; 6:06 PM)
 
UN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal
(AP, October 24, 2014; 6:06 PM)
 
Idaho city: Chapel owners exempt from discrimination law
(AP, October 24, 2014; 5:30 PM)
 
Canada to give slain soldier hero’s send-off
(AP, October 24, 2014; 5:15 PM)
 
WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola
(AP, October 24, 2014; 5:13 PM)
 
Mozambique’s ruling party wins presidential race
(AP, October 24, 2014; 4:49 PM)
 
Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
(AP, October 24, 2014; 4:05 PM)
 
Dominican Republic rejects int’l court decision
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:42 PM)
 
Brazil’s Rousseff slams magazine’s allegations
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:40 PM)
 
Greeks get 8 years to clear austerity tax bill
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:32 PM)
 
Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:29 PM)
 
Italian court acquits Dolce&Gabbana in tax case
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:25 PM)
 
4 consulates get suspicious packages in Turkey
(AP, October 24, 2014; 3:17 PM)
 
Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices
(AP, October 24, 2014; 2:52 PM)
 
France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker
(AP, October 24, 2014; 2:10 PM)
 
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015
(AP, October 24, 2014; 1:31 PM)
 
Cholera sickens nearly 1,000 people in Niger
(AP, October 24, 2014; 1:23 PM)
 
Vienna honors deserters from Hitler’s army
(AP, October 24, 2014; 1:14 PM)
 
Rwandan government bans BBC local language service
(AP, October 24, 2014; 12:50 PM)
 
Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
(AP, October 24, 2014; 12:23 PM)
 
Miss Uganda contestants compete in farming
(AP, October 24, 2014; 12:18 PM)
 
Macedonia: Gay activists hurt in cafe attack
(AP, October 24, 2014; 12:08 PM)
 
Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas
(AP, October 24, 2014; 12:05 PM)
 
Poland strips Russian journalist of accreditation
(AP, October 24, 2014; 11:51 AM)
 
Botswana votes as president seeks second term
(AP, October 24, 2014; 11:45 AM)
 
Myanmar army kills journalist it calls Karen rebel
(AP, October 24, 2014; 11:19 AM)
 
Tunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects
(AP, October 24, 2014; 11:12 AM)
 
Spain challenges Canary Island poll on oil plans
(AP, October 24, 2014; 10:03 AM)
 
Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:59 AM)
 
180 questioned about election fraud in Romania
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:49 AM)
 
US to compensate Philippines for coral reef damage
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:32 AM)
 
China’s president pledges $81 million in Ebola aid
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:32 AM)
 
Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:22 AM)
 
Hong Kong protesters to vote on staying in streets
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:17 AM)
 
Pat Robertson comment on AIDS angers Kenyans
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:13 AM)
 
Australia says missing plane hunt will take months
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:07 AM)
 
French journalists jailed in Indonesia’s Papua
(AP, October 24, 2014; 9:04 AM)
 
Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria
(AP, October 24, 2014; 8:37 AM)
 
Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea
(AP, October 24, 2014; 8:34 AM)
 
Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
(AP, October 24, 2014; 8:33 AM)