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AP News - Dec 18, 2014 1:16 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday approved resolutions criticizing the human rights situations of North Korea, Iran and Syria.North Korea has been outraged by the resolution that urges the U.N. Security Council to refer ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 1:12 PM

DUBLIN (AP) — Irish airline Aer Lingus has rejected a takeover bid by the International Consolidated Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and Spain's Iberia.Shares in the Dublin-based carrier surged by as much as 21 percent Thur ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 12:37 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — A fact-checking look at some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's statements on the ruble collapse and the Ukrainian crisis from his annual news conference Thursday:___ON THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY:PUTIN: "We will rely on t ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 12:23 PM

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Amid another crisis at FIFA, President Sepp Blatter and his executive committee opened a two-day meeting Thursday to discuss the sudden resignation of ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia and whether to publish his confidential Wo ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 12:01 PM

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said.In neighboring Guinea, a fire destroyed medicine crucial to fig ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:56 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday urged Syrian government forces and rebel groups to stop fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and withdraw from the area which is patrolled by U.N. peacekeepers.The counc ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:31 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish authorities have opened criminal cases against two men accused of incitement to violence by spreading jihadi videos and images online.Police in North Zealand on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old Dane accused of sp ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:26 AM

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have arrested three Turkish men accused of spying on compatriots in Germany for Turkish intelligence.The federal prosecutor's office said two of the suspects — identified in line with German privacy rule ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:20 AM

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has started extradition procedures for three men who have been charged by a New York court with conspiring to kill Americans and aid terrorists.Dejan Djurovic, director of Montenegro's Interpol bureau, sai ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:13 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution demanding better digital privacy protections for people around the world, another response to Edward Snowden's revelations about U.S. government spying.Thursday's resoluti ...more