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URUMQI, China (AP) — A high-profile Muslim Uighur scholar and government critic denied that he engaged in separatism as he stood trial Wednesday in China's far western region of Xinjiang, where authorities say terrorists are seeking an independent stat ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi prime minister: International community must stop IS group in Syria, not just Iraq. ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi prime minister: International community must stop IS group in Syria, not just Iraq. ...more

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault following a Feb. 1 ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?No one is certain. Excitement and anxiety mounted across the country Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday's referendum on independence.Wi ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

PARIS (AP) — About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and a ...more

Reuters News - 19 mins ago

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's Prime Minister Abdulah al-Thinni presented a new cabinet of 16 ministers for approval to the country's elected parliament, deputies said on Wednesday. Thinni proposed human rights activist Farida Allaghi as ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials launched a $1.8 million campaign Tuesday to market Salt Lake City as "Ski City USA" in an effort to lure skiers away from top destination spots like Colorado and earn a bigger chunk of the lucrative winter sports ma ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged down in August, the first monthly drop since the spring of 2013, as gasoline, airline tickets and clothing prices all fell. It was the latest evidence that inflation remains under control.Consumer pri ...more

Reuters News - 38 mins ago

BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz has appointed a close confidant and head of the presidential guard as army chief to replace Antonio Indjai who was dismissed early this week, a statement said Wednesday. No reason was ...more