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Ukraine military routed as Russia talks tough

September 2, 2014

NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian solders were an easy target as they launched a desperate run to safety. more »»

Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests

September 2, 2014

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament... more »»

Spanish judge orders release of ill boy's parents

September 2, 2014

SOTO DEL REAL, Spain (AP) — Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill... more »»

UK withdrawing warrant for ill boy's parents

September 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors are dropping the case against a couple who ended up in a Spanish jail after they tried to get treatment abroad for their son's severe brain tumor, authorities... more »»

6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

September 2, 2014

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. airstrike in Somalia killed at least six members of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, possibly including its leader who was in a car that was hit. more »»

After Gaza war, poll finds support for Hamas rises

September 2, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an... more »»

Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

September 2, 2014

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of... more »»

Doctors group: World 'losing" Ebola fight

September 2, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key international doctors group is warning that the world is 'losing the battle' against Ebola and U.N. more »»

Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

September 2, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as... more »»

Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

September 2, 2014

BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy. more »»

UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries

September 2, 2014

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers won't be able to go to their fields, a U.N. food agency warned Tuesday. more »»

AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots

September 2, 2014

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy... more »»

Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

September 2, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — Fierce clashes in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official... more »»

Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension

September 2, 2014

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel... more »»

UK withdraws warrant for ill boy's parents

September 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — U.K. more »»

UK deputy leader criticizes tumor-boy case

September 2, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister waded Tuesday into the raging argument as to whether it was appropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a British couple who took their 5-year-old so... more »»

Germany opens memorial to Nazis' disabled victims

September 2, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Tuesday inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed "worthless. more »»

Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

September 2, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight... more »»

Police abandon posts in Lesotho, fear for lives

September 2, 2014

MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — Police in Lesotho have been told to abandon their posts and not wear uniforms to avoid being targeted in attacks in the kingdom's continuing power vacuum, an official said... more »»

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

September 2, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. more »»

Gunmen in Tunisia attempt to kill politician

September 2, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A secular Tunisian parliamentarian narrowly escaped assassination by six masked gunmen who surrounded his home late at night in a city near the Algerian border, the Interior... more »»


Shotgun Shoots September 3, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm until Nov. 26 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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