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Well-known Moscow journalist stabbed at work, put in coma

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:44
MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's top independent radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unidentified attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists and opposition activists in Moscow. 2017-10-23T06:31:00-04:00 2017-10-23T10:31:45-04:00
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Prominent journalist at news radio station stabbed in Moscow

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 15:30
MOSCOW (AP) — A well-known journalist for Russia's leading news radio station was stabbed in the throat Monday by an unknown attacker who burst into her studio — the latest in a string of attacks on journalists or opposition activists in Moscow. 2017-10-23T05:21:00-04:00 2017-10-23T09:21:34-04:00
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After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging Japan

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:56
TOKYO (AP) — Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged Monday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population. 2017-10-23T04:45:00-04:00 2017-10-23T08:45:43-04:00
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Catalan parliament to respond to Spain's planned takeover

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:40
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional parliament will hold a debate this week on Spain's plan to take direct control of the northeastern region — a session many fear could become a cover for a vote on declaring independence. 2017-10-23T04:35:00-04:00 2017-10-23T08:35:43-04:00
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The Latest: $340 million pledged to help Rohingya refugees

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 14:00
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local): 2017-10-23T03:51:00-04:00 2017-10-23T07:51:11-04:00
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Prominent journalist at new radio station stabbed in Moscow

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:32
MOSCOW (AP) — The deputy editor-in-chief for Russia's leading news radio station was stabbed Monday by an unknown attacker, the company said. 2017-10-23T03:02:00-04:00 2017-10-23T07:02:55-04:00
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Portugal steps up wildfire response as warm weather persists

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:32
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is beefing up its wildfire response by hiring another 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year. 2017-10-23T03:24:00-04:00 2017-10-23T07:24:04-04:00
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Portugal steps up wildfire response as warm weather persists

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 13:04
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is beefing up its wildfire response by hiring another 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year. 2017-10-23T02:53:00-04:00 2017-10-23T06:53:50-04:00
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The Latest: Catalan parliament to hold key meeting Thursday

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:42
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response (all times local): 2017-10-23T01:19:00-04:00 2017-10-23T05:19:08-04:00
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Catalan parliament to hold key session Thursday

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:42
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Catalonia's regional parliament will hold a plenary meeting on Thursday, a lawmaker with the ruling Catalan separatist coalition said Monday. Many fear the session will become a cover for a vote on declaring independence from Spain. 2017-10-23T01:36:00-04:00 2017-10-23T05:36:21-04:00
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UK's Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:42
LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is urging North Korea to "change course" and engage in diplomacy to resolve the crisis over its nuclear ambitions. But he says U.S. President Donald Trump is right to keep the option of military action open. 2017-10-23T01:27:00-04:00 2017-10-23T05:27:06-04:00
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65 bodies of civilians found in Syrian town taken from IS

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:04
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists are reporting that at least 65 bodies of civilians have been found in a central town retaken by government forces from the Islamic State group. Most of the victims are believed to have been killed by IS. 2017-10-23T00:30:00-04:00 2017-10-23T04:30:16-04:00
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Pro-independence Catalan party calls for civil disobedience

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:33
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A far-left pro-independence party in Catalonia is calling for "mass civil disobedience" in the region following the Spanish government's unprecedented move to trigger a section of the constitution allowing the central government to intervene in the running of the region. 2017-10-23T00:17:00-04:00 2017-10-23T04:17:02-04:00
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65 bodies of civilians found in Syrian town taken from IS

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:20
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists are reporting that at least 65 bodies of civilians have been found in a central town retaken by government forces from the Islamic State group. Most of the victims are believed to have been killed by IS. 2017-10-23T00:15:00-04:00 2017-10-23T04:15:46-04:00
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Who killed Kim Jong Un's half brother? Here's what we know

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:06
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Eight months after the audacious assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother, a Malaysian court is trying to unweave a complicated web of deception, political intrigue and cold-blooded brutality — a scheme allegedly cooked up by a network of North Koreans who have never, and almost certainly never will, set foot in the courthouse. 2017-10-22T23:49:00-04:00 2017-10-23T03:49:06-04:00
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After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging Japan

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:52
TOKYO (AP) — Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged Monday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat from North Korea and an aging and shrinking population. 2017-10-22T23:37:00-04:00 2017-10-23T03:37:42-04:00
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Philippines declares end to 5-month militant siege in Marawi

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:00
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. 2017-10-22T22:50:00-04:00 2017-10-23T02:50:23-04:00
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Hopes and fears in Hong Kong, Taiwan amid China's congress

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 08:44
HONG KONG (AP) — It wasn't just the dark-suited delegates in Beijing who were listening intently last week as Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined his grand ambitions to launch a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress. 2017-10-22T21:39:00-04:00 2017-10-23T01:39:17-04:00
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Philippines declares militants in Marawi 'finished'

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 08:32
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declared the last of the pro-Islamic State group militants in southern Marawi city "finished" Monday, exactly five months after the start of the siege that sparked fears of the group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. 2017-10-22T22:20:00-04:00 2017-10-23T02:20:53-04:00
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Philippines declares militants in Marawi 'finished'

AP - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 07:52
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana declared the last of the pro-Islamic State group militants in southern Marawi city "finished" Monday, exactly five months after the start of the siege that sparked fears of the group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. 2017-10-22T21:44:00-04:00 2017-10-23T01:44:43-04:00
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