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BELGRADE (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials. "We can confirm that Kosovo will b ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship w ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight.Jeffrey Fowle's wife cried out with joy, the family's ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression is headed toward the Mexican state of Campeche and is likely to strengthen to a tropical storm.The depression's maximum sustained winds early Wednesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Cent ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. US TIGHTENS EBOLA SCREENING AT AIRPORTSThe move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose a travel ba ...more

AP News - 44 mins ago

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960s has failed to show up for his trial, saying he is sick.It is the first time Romania attem ...more

Reuters News - 45 mins ago

By Patrick Johnston SINGAPORE (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams suffered one of the heaviest defeats of her long and illustrious career as she was humbled 6-0 6-2 by Romanian Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday. T ...more

AP News - 53 mins ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise th ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

Hopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. European markets drifted lower.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 2.6 pe ...more

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ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants.<p ...more