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Under Abbas, majority say they can't speak freely

Under Abbas, majority say they can't speak freely

Under Abbas, most Palestinians say they can't speak freely, critics cite curbs on expression
Updated: 8 hours ago
6 dead in clash between Mexican vigilante groups

6 dead in clash between Mexican vigilante groups

Clash between rival 'self-defense' groups leaves 6 dead in Mexican state of Michoacan
Updated: 11 hours ago
Aussie leader: System failed to track siege gunman

Aussie leader: System failed to track siege gunman

Australian leader concedes security system failed to track gunman responsible for deadly siege
Updated: 12 hours ago
141 _ mostly children _ killed in Pakistan attack

141 _ mostly children _ killed in Pakistan attack

Taliban gunmen attack Pakistani school, kill 141 _ mostly children _ in worst assault in years
Updated: 14 hours ago

Cuba's Silvio Rodriguez to USAID: 'go to hell'

Cuba's famed troubadour Silvio Rodriguez defends rappers, tells USAID to 'go to hell'
Updated: 14 hours ago
Obama backs bill imposing new sanctions on Russia

Obama backs bill imposing new sanctions on Russia

Obama backs legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia in midst of roiling ruble crisis
Updated: 15 hours ago

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Updated: 15 hours ago
Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent

Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent

Smaller renewable power projects up 58 percent in 2014, almost 4 percent of state power use
Updated: 16 hours ago
Russia's sinking economy becoming a global threat

Russia's sinking economy becoming a global threat

Fallout from troubled Russia risks triggering default and increased aggression in Ukraine
Updated: 16 hours ago

Apple stops sales in Russia, citing unstable ruble

Apple closes online store in Russia amid financial turmoil caused by country's troubled ruble
Updated: 16 hours ago