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UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre; violence 'must stop immediately'
Updated: 3 hours ago
SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as divers plunge deeper into submerged ferry to reach victims
Updated: 1 hour ago
Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances as Ukraine crisis vies for his attention
Updated: 1 hour ago

AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT

Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances as Ukraine crisis vies for his attention
Updated: 1 hour ago
Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

Syrian activists, medics accuse Assad government of chlorine gas attacks; Syria denies it
Updated: 20 mins ago
Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

Russia warns that attacks on its citizens or interests in Ukraine will bring a firm response
Updated: 1 hour ago

Ex-Senegalese president to retry homecoming

Party official says ex-Senegalese president will retry homecoming, has received landing rights
Updated: 1 hour ago

AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A renewed effort to legalize the use of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy has won the support of a legislative panel. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Senate Government Oversight Committee passed a bill Wednesday that guarantees...
Updated: 1 hour ago

New Zealand raises key interest rate to 3 percent

New Zealand raises benchmark interest rate to 3 percent as economy prospers
Updated: 2 hours ago

Car bomb outside Nairobi police station kills 4

Car bomb explodes outside Nairobi police station; 4 people, including 2 officers, killed
Updated: 2 hours ago