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Istanbul rattled by signs of Islamic State support

ISTANBUL (AP) — Istanbul University student Aysegul Korkut is outraged by the images coming out of Syria. But these days the Islamic State group’s horrors seem closer to home: She recently faced off against masked supporters of the brutal militants on her own...
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North Korean leader reappears publicly _ with cane

A man watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a cane during his first public appearance, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks,...
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Hong Kong police chip away to reduce protest zones

Police officers remove the bamboo barriers that protesters have set up to block off main roads in Central district in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Hong Kong police removed some barricades on Tuesday from the edge of pro-democracy protest zones that have choked off roads for...
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Turkey: No new deal with US on using air base

Syrian Kurd Kiymet Ergun, 56, gestures, in Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, as thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting continued between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group,...
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Catholic bishops in ‘seismic’ opening toward gays

Pope Francis attends a morning session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Pope Francis attends a morning session of a two-week synod on family issues at the Vatican, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio...
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How Frenchman’s Nobel research could aid consumers

This undated photo provided Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 by the TSE (Toulouse School of Economics) shows French economist Jean Tirole. Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation that has helped policy-makers understand how to deal with...
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Turkey: No new deal with US on using air base

Syrian Kurd Kiymet Ergun, 56, gestures, in Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, as thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting continued between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group,...
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Psychologist says Pistorius is ‘broken man’

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Pistorius faces sentencing this week in a South African court after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The sentencing of the double-amputee...