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  • Apple boots AT&T from Dow Jones industrial average

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is in. AT&T is out. In another victory of sorts for the popular and profitable iPhone giant, Apple will replace AT&T in the aged, but venerable Dow Jones industrial average…

  • Rich businessmen probed in Chile campaign finance scandal

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a judge to charge the owners of a prominent Chilean financial company with bribery, tax evasion and illegally financing the campaign of right-wing politicians. Attorney General Sabas Chahuan…

  • Police release video made by gunman before Ottawa attack

    TORONTO (AP) — In a video recorded before his death, the gunman who killed a Canadian soldier and then stormed Parliament said he did it because of Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq. Michael…

  • Palestinian assailant wounds 5 Israelis in car attack

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near a border police station in east Jerusalem on Friday, injuring four officers and a bystander, police said. He then lunged…

  • Macedonia government accused of election fraud

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia’s opposition leader has released audio recordings allegedly showing conservative government officials discussing ways to manipulate voting registration records and pressure voters to back them in last year’s general elections. Social…

  • Mexico’s central bank auctions off $200M amid peso’s slide

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s central bank auctioned off $200 million to shore up the peso Friday as it neared a six-year low against the U.S. dollar this week. The peso came under new pressure…

  • Mexican circus owners say ban means animals may die

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s circus owners’ association says animals may die or be put down because of a ban on animal acts in circuses. Armando Cedeno says the government passed the…

  • UN approves resolution condemning use of chlorine in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Friday approved a United States-drafted resolution that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without assigning blame, while threatening militarily enforced action…

  • 12 die, thousands evacuated in Argentine flooding

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine officials say that flooding from heavy rains has left 12 people dead. Swollen rivers in the past weeks have also forced the evacuation of thousands of people. The civil…

  • Dutch investigating old soap for traces of Holocaust victims

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have sent two pieces of soap purportedly dating back to World War II for forensic tests to establish if they contain remains of Jews murdered in the Holocaust…

  • EU chief optimistic about finding Iran nuclear deal

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she is optimistic the world powers and Iran are closing in on a nuclear deal that will have sufficient guarantees Tehran will not…

  • EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday came out against a bipartisan call in the United States to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.…

  • Mexico finds 2nd mummified body in glacier

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Friday that climbers have found a second mummified body in a glacier on Mexico’s tallest peak, and said they may be the remains of climbers missing since a 1959…

  • European Union submits climate plan for UN pact

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The European Union on Friday formally submitted its planned contribution to a United Nations climate pact, pledging to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent by 2030. The cuts…

  • UNESCO calls destruction of ancient Iraq site ‘war crime’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State group’s rampage through the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is an act of “cultural cleansing” that amounts to a war crime, and some of the site’s…