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Brussels police chief injured during anti-austerity clashes

May 24, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels police chief was injured during clashes at the end of Tuesday's major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian... more »»

 
 
 
Turkey's president approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms... more »»

Forensic expert: EgyptAir human remains suggest explosion

May 24, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 have burn marks and are very small in size, suggesting an explosion on board may have downed the aircraft in the... more »»

US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

May 24, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarde... more »»

Turkey's Erdogan approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute... more »»

Death toll rises in bombing of Syria government strongholds

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

Defeated right-wing Austrian president hopeful urges unity

May 24, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Norbert Hofer, the right-winger who lost only narrowly to a pro-EU rival in Austrian presidential elections, has joined the winner in asking all citizens to try to overcome the... more »»

2 killed in South African protests against eviction

May 24, 2016

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say two people have died in violent protests by residents opposing plans to evict them from makeshift homes in an area north of Pretoria. more »»

French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages

May 24, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French police have dislodged protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions. more »»

Greek police evacuate hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

WHO says hospital bombing in Syrian coastal city killed 43

May 24, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed 43 people, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as an activist group raised the... more »»

South Korea: Overseas North Korean restaurant workers flee

May 24, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An unspecified number of North Koreans working at a Pyongyang-run restaurant overseas have escaped their workplace and will come to South Korea, South Korean officials... more »»

Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

May 24, 2016

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on the Macedonian border, blocking access... more »»

Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific

May 24, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific. more »»

The Latest: Peace Corps to set up programs in Vietnam

May 24, 2016

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam (all times local):

9:40 a.m. more »»

Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

May 23, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities. more »»

Brazil interim gov't under fire in wake of leaked recording

May 23, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma... more »»

Iraqi leader cites early success in push to retake Fallujah

May 23, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister hailed "big successes" Monday by government troops after launching an offensive to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants, but the operation promises to... more »»

Scores killed as IS bombs hit Syrian government strongholds

May 23, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — A series of coordinated blasts hit bus stations, an electricity plant and a hospital across two Syrian cities Monday, killing at least 80 people in the first major security breach o... more »»

How would Bayer-Monsanto affect workers, farmers, investors?

May 23, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. more »»

The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk

May 23, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from... more »»

 
 

 

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Eyes on races, the journey continues

March 31, 2016 It’s highly unlikely I’ll be able to compete in this year’s Lake Placid Half-Marathon in June, as expected, yet the carrot of returning for a race in Lake Placid is so overwhelming that I’m not... more »

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