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  • Russian Doctor Rebellion Causes Headache for Putin

    Russian Doctor Rebellion Causes Headache for Putin

    The doctors' rebellion started early this month, when thousands took to the streets to protest the layoffs and hospital closures.

  • Energy Revolution Spells Doom for German Village

    Energy Revolution Spells Doom for German Village

    Five days a week, a giant machine eats its way through soil at the Jaenschwalde open-cast mine in eastern Germany, exposing the brown coal buried beneath.

  • New Breed of French Protester: Sheep

    New Breed of French Protester: Sheep

    Disgruntled farmers have brought their sheep to the Eiffel Tower to protest wolf attacks, and what they call the government's anti-farmer environmental policies.

  • City's Ugly Christmas Tree Getting Single Red Bulb

    City's Ugly Christmas Tree Getting Single Red Bulb

    A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment.

  • Burger King Employee Finds $100,000

    Burger King Employee Finds $100,000

    An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it.

  • Violence in China Continues Despite Crackdown

    Violence in China Continues Despite Crackdown

    Chinese state media outlets have reported at least 175 deaths in the past six months, compared with 46 reported killed during the same period last year.

  • Australia Out of Step With New Climate Momentum

    Australia Out of Step With New Climate Momentum

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the US, China and other nations signal new momentum for actio...

  • Volcano in South Japan Erupts, Disrupting Flights

    Volcano in South Japan Erupts, Disrupting Flights

    A volcano in southern Japan is blasting out chunks of magma in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.

  • Hosni Mubarak Verdict Due, But Egyptians' Interest Wanes

    Hosni Mubarak Verdict Due, But Egyptians' Interest Wanes

    The revolutionary fervor of 2011 has been largely extinguished, replaced among many Egyptians by exhaustion from nearly four years of turmoil.

  • 1.2 Million Australian Christmas Lights Set Record

    1.2 Million Australian Christmas Lights Set Record

    An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital.

  • Israel Says it Busted Hamas Cell Planning Attacks

    Israel Says it Busted Hamas Cell Planning Attacks

    Israel's Shin Bet security service said Thursday it had uncovered a vast Hamas network in the West Bank that was planning large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem.

  • Storm Cuts Power, Lifts Roofs in Australian City

    Storm Cuts Power, Lifts Roofs in Australian City

    Brisbane, Australia's third-largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and injuring a dozen people, officials said.

  • Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Announces Anti-Crime Crackdown

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Announces Anti-Crime Crackdown

    Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto announced a nationwide anti-crime plan on Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police.

  • Death Penalty Sought for Nigerian Child Bride

    Death Penalty Sought for Nigerian Child Bride

    The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter from the death sentence.

  • Islamic State Group Cuts Off Phone Lines in Mosul, Say Residents

    Islamic State Group Cuts Off Phone Lines in Mosul, Say Residents

    Militants from the Islamic State group blocked all mobile phone networks in the largest Iraqi city they control, Mosul, accusing informants in the city of tipping off coalition forces to their whereabouts, residents told The Associated Press on Thurs...

  • Storm Cuts Power, Lifts Roofs in Australia's Brisbane

    Storm Cuts Power, Lifts Roofs in Australia's Brisbane

    Brisbane, Australia's third largest city, was lashed by its worst storm in decades, with wind, rain and hail lifting roofs, cutting power lines, flooding streets and injuring a dozen people, officials said.

  • Small Quake Rattles California Wine Country

    Small Quake Rattles California Wine Country

    Authorities say a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled Napa County wine country in California, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported.

  • Millions in US Expected to Shop on Thanksgiving

    Millions in US Expected to Shop on Thanksgiving

    Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for gift shopping on the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday in what's quickly becoming a new tradition on a day once dedicated solely to family and feasting.

  • Egypt Braces For New Islamist Protest

    Egypt Braces For New Islamist Protest

    Egyptians are bracing for potential violence ahead of a planned major protest by Islamists calling for the toppling of the government, with security forces vowing to confront any unrest with "lethal force."

  • Liberia Hopes For No New Ebola Cases by New Year

    Liberia Hopes For No New Ebola Cases by New Year

    As Ebola infection rates fall in Liberia, the information minister urged people on Thursday to not let up on the fight against the virus, reiterating the goal of eradicating the disease by the end of the year.

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