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BAGHDAD (AP) ? Iraqi students went back to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by the Islamic State group had taken shelter in school ...
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) ? The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. insurer ACE said on Wednesday it was excluding cover for Ebola on some new and renewal policies. The company, which offers coverage for U.S.-based firms that travel or have operations outside the country, said it was select...
Washington (AFP) - North Korea has freed one of three Americans detained in the isolated country, and in a surprise move allowed a Pentagon plane to land in Pyongyang to fly him home.
HONG KONG (AP) ? Smooth jazz star Kenny G has paid a surprise visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, causing bemusement among Chinese authorities who had warned about the influence of foreign forces.
Asian markets mostly pushed higher Wednesday, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe in response to reports that the European Central Bank would widen its stimulus programme.
LONDON (AP) ? Bank of England policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0.5 percent amid increasing pessimism about the global economy.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) ? A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Pro...