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  • Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces. The legislation, which cleared a final reading on Tuesday, comes as tensions persist with Russia over the separatist insurgency in eastern ...

  • PepsiCo beats Street 3Q forecasts

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $533 million. The Purchase, New York-based company said it had profit of 36 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs and non-recurring costs, were ...

  • Police: Mom investigated for publicly shaming her son

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother is under investigation by the Department of Social Services after writing "bad" on her son's head, dressing him in women's clothes and parading him around a Wal-Mart store as punishment. The ...

  • Negotiations fail to end protests as supplies thin in Nepal

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    (AP) KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The main group of protesters opposing Nepal's new constitution said its negotiations with the government failed to reach a resolution Tuesday even as a punishing border blockade continued to squeeze the country. Laxman Lal Karna from ...

  • Indian cleric aims to stop Muslim youth from joining IS

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — The chief cleric of Bangalore's main mosque says he has advised the heads of hundreds of mosques in India's technology hub to actively counter propaganda by extremist Islamic groups by reaching out to young people in ...

  • Turkmenistan shuffles top security officials

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan's president has reshuffled his top security officials as fighting flares again on the Central Asian nation's border with Afghanistan. State media reported Tuesday that Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov appointed the head of the presidential guard service to ...

  • Family story of Vegas slaying invoked in bid to delay trial

    41 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Defense attorneys are invoking the recent publication of a family account of the killing of a Las Vegas mother of four in a renewed bid to postpone trial scheduled to begin this month. Lawyers for 20-year-old ...

  • Djokovic improves to 25-0 at China Open with 1st-round win

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Novak Djokovic improved his perfect record at the China Open to 25-0 by beating Simone Bolelli of Italy 6-1, 6-1 Tuesday in the first round. Djokovic's winning streak started in 2009, when he won the first of ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SOUTH CAROLINA EXPECTING SUNSHINE AFTER DELUGE But even as the rain tapers off, officials warn of the likelihood of more flooding, new ...

  • Nasty Air France labor dispute drags in French government

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister paid a hasty visit to the Air France headquarters a day after two executives were sent fleeing from a meeting with union activists, who singled them out and ripped off their suit jackets and ...

  • Asian cinema masterpieces, ferry tragedy at Korean film fest

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    (AP) BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's second-largest city is in a festive mood as the Busan Film Festival passes the midpoint. The latter half of Asia's largest film festival will be spiced up with French celebrities in celebration of ...

  • United Arab Emirates state news agency says 15 members of Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates state news agency says 15 members of Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen.

  • Kajita, McDonald win Nobel physics prize

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of neutrino oscillations. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the two researchers had made key contributions to ...

  • The Latest: Kajita, McDonald awarded Nobel physics prize

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited the researchers ...

  • Portugal begins job of clarifying government's future

    1 hour ago

    (AP) LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Senior Portuguese officials are starting the delicate task of installing a stable government after a general election that complicated the way forward as much as it clarified. At stake are debt-reduction measures and reforms that were ...

  • Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald win Nobel Prize in physics

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald win Nobel Prize in physics.

  • Turkish court acquits journalist who suggested cover-up

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has acquitted a former television presenter of charges of "targeting a public servant" for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal. Sedef Kabas was briefly detained last year and faced ...

  • NATO chief: Russian jets in Turkish airspace no accident

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general has rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two separate incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time." Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO ...

  • The Latest: Officials seeking water donations

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local): 5:15 a.m. Officials across South Carolina are imploring people to donate water to residents in the state's flood-ravaged capital city ...

  • Scott has busy finish to year, and maybe an early start

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — With three months left in the year, Adam Scott is just getting warmed up. The Presidents Cup is the start of a busy stretch for the 35-year-old Australian, who will be playing seven of the ...

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