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  • UN: 2015 civilian injuries in Afghan war worst since 2009

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Civilian injuries in Afghanistan’s long war with the Taliban rose last year, with women and children again bearing the brunt of the violence, the United Nations said in a report on…

  • 5 British men killed in road accident near Stockholm

    HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say that the five people killed Saturday when their car plunged off the road into a canal in Sweden were British citizens. Stockholm Police spokesman Martin Bergholm said Sunday the…

  • Opposition activists say Turkey shelling Kurds in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Opposition activists say Turkey has shelled positions held by the main Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day Sunday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights activist group says two fighters…

  • Saudi Arabia shoots down Scud missile fired from Yemen

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen says the kingdom has shot down a Scud missile fired from Yemen. The coalition said in a statement carried Sunday by the…

  • Kerry in Albania to press reform

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Albania to make a push for the Balkan nation to enact a major package of judicial and legislative reforms. Kerry was making a…

  • Germany’s Neureuther wins men’s World Cup slalom in Japan

    YUZAWA, Japan (AP) — Felix Neureuther of Germany won the men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday, edging Andre Myhrer of Sweden. Neureuther, fifth after the first run, clocked a time of 56.96 seconds in the…

  • The nation’s weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, February 14, 2016 Active weather will move across the Plains and into the Eastern states on Sunday as a few low pressure systems develop over the center of the nation.…

  • Somalia’s president: Many fight for al-Shabab for money

    MUNICH (AP) — Somalia’s president says military forces have made inroads in their fight against al-Shabab militants but the key to defeating them lies in providing better opportunities for the country’s youth. President Hassan Sheikh…

  • Venus Williams beats Misaki Doi to win Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Misaki Doi of Japan 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Taiwan Open without dropping a set in the tournament. Williams saved six of nine break points…

  • Dog gone: Frei set to host 27th, final Westminster telecast

    NEW YORK (AP) — He’s become the face of dogs, with a voice as gentle as a Saint Bernard, as friendly as a chocolate Lab. David Frei makes it all feel so familiar, heading this…

  • LaVine exits All-Star stage for Kobe and the NBA’s best

    TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine called it the best dunk contest ever, a showdown with Aaron Gordon that rivaled what Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins did. Maybe they will come back next year and do…

  • Central African Republic voters seek leader to end chaos

    BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify the country’s tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left…

  • India disappointed by US sale of F-16 fighters to Pakistan

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India said that it is disappointed with the United States’ decision to sell eight nuclear-capable F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan and that it does not believe such an arms transfer will…

  • Haiti lawmakers elect Senate chief as provisional president

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A majority of Haitian lawmakers have chosen the troubled country’s Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by the recent departure of former President Michel…

  • Australia beats SAfrica to advance to World Baseball Classic

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia booked its place in next year’s World Baseball Classic by beating South Africa 12-5 in Sunday’s final of a qualifying tournament, securing victory with a six-run eighth inning that was helped…