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Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:12pm

Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana.

Chechen official says only bomber dies in checkpoint attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:45am

The interior minister of Chechnya says a woman detonated a vest of explosives at a checkpoint outside the capital of Grozny and she was the only person killed.

Cyclone kills 33 in India with thousands in relief camps

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:30am

The death toll from a cyclone that hit the coast of southern India has risen to 33, with the storm leaving a trail of massive damage to homes and roads and driving tens of thousands of people into relief camps, officials said Saturday.

Death toll from cyclone that hit coast of southern India has risen to 33; authorities rush help to evacuees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:26am

Death toll from cyclone that hit coast of southern India has risen to 33; authorities rush help to evacuees.

Pakistani Taliban kill former police officer in Quetta

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:25am

Pakistani police say gunmen have shot dead a former senior police officer in a drive-by shooting in the southwestern city of Quetta.

C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunal

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:25am

A commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the International Criminal Court to face charges that include murder and torture, the court announced Saturday.

US military chief says tech giants should work with Pentagon

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:45am

The top U.S. military officer said Saturday that it's problematic that American tech companies don't want to work with the Pentagon but are willing to engage with the Chinese.

Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in east

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:29am

Congo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the east of the country where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base.

Thailand recovers boat that sank in July, killing 47 Chinese

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:14am

Officials on Saturday recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists.

Turkey: 8 activists held over anti-govt protests released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 6:59am

Media reports say Turkish authorities have released from custody eight activists who were detained over allegations they supported mass anti-government protests during 2013.

Azerbaijan opposition leaders arrested in capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 6:59am

Authorities in Azerbaijan have arrested two opposition leaders in the capital for attempting to organize a procession, including the laying of flowers, at a national cemetery known as the Alley of Martyrs.

Search on for 8 missing Algerian migrants near Sardinia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 6:31am

Italy's coast guard is searching for eight Algerian migrants who apparently tried to swim to shore when the motor of their boat failed off Sardinia's southwest coast.

African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reforms

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:52am

Africa's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday.

Afghan official: Taliban target police checkpoint, killing 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:51am

An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the northwestern Badghis province.

Report: US-led airstrikes kill 40 in IS-held area of Syria

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:42am

U.S-led coalition airstrikes on the last pocket held by Islamic State militants in Syria near the Iraqi border killed at least 40 people, mostly women and children, a war monitor and Syrian state media reported.

Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:25am

Russian investigators have opened a criminal case after finding pollution levels in a local river far exceeded norms, with ethyl alcohol levels charted at 5,400 times the acceptable limit.

Supporters, opponents clash over Dutch character Black Pete

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:22am

Scattered confrontations broke out Saturday between supporters and opponents of the divisive helper of the Dutch version of Santa Claus, police and media reported, amid a fierce and increasingly polarized debate about the helper known as Black Pete.

Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:00am

Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process."

Egyptian sentenced to death for killing Christian doctor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:53am

Egypt has sentenced an alleged Islamic State supporter to death for stabbing and killing an 82-year-old Christian doctor in Cairo.