AP - ap.online.headlines.intl http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.intl News Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:30:09 -0400 Hungary: Publisher of suspended opposition newspaper sold Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:25:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/EU--Hungary-Media/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU--Hungary-Media c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-63b4 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister said Tuesday it had acquired the publisher of the main opposition newspaper, which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago. With every turn of a wrench, Jordanian woman breaks barriers Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:48:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Veiled.Ambition-Jordan-Pipe.Dream.Turned.Real/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Veiled.Ambition-Jordan-Pipe.Dream.Turned.Real c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-678b ZARQA, Jordan (AP) — It is graduation day, and Maryam Mutlaq is celebrating her transformation from stay-at-home mom to licensed plumber. US intel chief: Getting NKorea to give up nukes 'lost cause' Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:44:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/US--United.States-North.Korea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US--United.States-North.Korea c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6439 WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence director James Clapper said Tuesday that the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is to cap its capability. Pakistani cadets ran, jumped from windows to flee militants Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:00:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/24/AS--Pakistan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Pakistan c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6908 QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Survivors of an overnight attack that killed 61 people at a Pakistani police academy described chaotic scenes of gunfire and explosions, with militants shooting anyone they saw and cadets running for their lives and jumping from windows and rooftops. Iraq battles IS in western town, far from Mosul Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:57:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Iraq/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6734 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters for a third day in a remote western town far from Mosul on Tuesday, but the U.S.-led coalition insisted the latest in a series of "spoiler attacks" had not forced it to divert resources from the fight to retake Iraq's second-largest city. Venezuela's congress opens political trial against Maduro Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:56:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/LT--Venezuela-Maduro/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_LT--Venezuela-Maduro c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6438 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order, deepening a standoff triggered by authorities' suspension of a recall referendum against the widely unpopular socialist leader. Expert calls UN response to cholera in Haiti 'a disgrace' Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:59:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/UN--United.Nations-Haiti-Cholera/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_UN--United.Nations-Haiti-Cholera c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6555 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations on Tuesday for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by U.N. peacekeepers, calling it "a disgrace" and urging the world body to issue an apology and accept responsibility. Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:25:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/CN--Canada-Nursing.Home.Deaths/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_CN--Canada-Nursing.Home.Deaths c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6517 TORONTO (AP) — A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people under her care at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police said Tuesday. Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for modern gadgets Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:14:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/US-TEC--Conflict.Minerals/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US-TEC--Conflict.Minerals c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-67ca SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products. US official: Non-state actor likely to blame for cyberattack Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:46:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/US--Disruptive.Cyberattack-Intelligence/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_US--Disruptive.Cyberattack-Intelligence c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-64cc WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence Director James Clapper says it appears that a "non-state actor" was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix. 4 killed on river rapids ride at Australian theme park Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:00:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/AS-Australia-Theme-Park-Accident/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS-Australia-Theme-Park-Accident c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6757 SYDNEY (AP) — Four people including a young mother and her brother were killed Tuesday after a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular theme park on Australia's east coast, officials said. Report: Iranian-American held in Iran gets 18-year sentence Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:59:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Iran-American.Detained/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iran-American.Detained c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6774 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American held in Tehran has reportedly been sentenced to 18 years in prison for "collaboration with a hostile government," another dual national convicted in a secret trial since Iran's nuclear deal with world powers. Major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:35:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/AS--Pakistan-Major.Militant.Attacks-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--Pakistan-Major.Militant.Attacks-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-66dc ISLAMABAD (AP) — Militant attacks in Pakistan have killed hundreds of people over the past three years, including many schoolchildren. On Tuesday, authorities were investigating a brazen attack overnight in the Baluchistan provincial capital of Quetta where gunmen stormed a police academy, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits. AP EXPLAINS: Why Pakistan still sees huge militant attacks Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:15:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/AS--AP.Explains-Pakistan-Militant.Attacks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_AS--AP.Explains-Pakistan-Militant.Attacks c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-655b ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is reeling from yet another deadly assault, after militants wearing suicide vests rampaged through a police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, battling for four hours before blowing themselves up and leaving more than 60 dead. UN Envoy to Yemen hands peace plan outline to rival parties Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:40:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML-Yemen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML-Yemen c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-65d4 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities, a Houthi-affiliated politician said Tuesday. Mosul Today: Iraq battles IS far from Mosul front lines Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:56:38 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Iraq-The.Mosul.Offensive.Today/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq-The.Mosul.Offensive.Today c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-648f BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants for a third day on Tuesday in a remote western town far from the Mosul offensive, but the U.S.-led coalition said the militants have not succeeded in diverting resources from the fight to retake Iraq's second largest city. Vatican, Argentine church to open 'dirty war' archives Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:00:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/EU-REL--Vatican-Argentina/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_EU-REL--Vatican-Argentina c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6695 VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and Argentina's bishops have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's "dirty war" and will soon make them available to victims and their relatives who have long accused church members of complicity with the military dictatorship. The 3,000 files being released, though, are a fraction of the documentation believed to be in the possession of the Argentine church. Threatened in Mosul, Islamic State uses alternative tactics Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:27:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Iraq-Islamic.State.Tactics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq-Islamic.State.Tactics c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6776 BAGHDAD (AP) — Dozens of Islamic State fighters struck at dawn, storming government and security compounds in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk last week, in a coordinated assault more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) from the front lines of the Mosul offensive. Israeli killed by gunfire from Egypt on border Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:49:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Israel-Egypt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Israel-Egypt c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6515 JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli was shot and killed near a border fence with Egypt on Tuesday, Israel said, in an incident that an Egyptian official said occurred when an Egyptian soldier mistook him for an illegal migrant and opened fire. The Latest: France says Mosul operation Mosul will be won Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:32:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/2016/10/25/ML--Iraq-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_ML--Iraq-The.Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:-6619 BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):