Brazil ex-billionaire on trial for insider trading

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Eike Batista, the flamboyant Brazilian tycoon once named No. 7 on Forbes’ list of the world’s richest people,...
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Not feeling sexy? Try frogs in a blender!

Frogs are crowded into a fishbowl at a juice stand in Lima, Peru, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Frogs from Peru’s Lake Titicaca are the main ingredient in a...

North Korea faces key vote in UN on human rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An attempt to weaken a United Nations move to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes...

Algeria opposition calls for new elections

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A coalition of Algerian opposition parties and political figures has called for new presidential elections because of the...

Spain symbolically recognizes Palestinian state

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a largely symbolic resolution that recognizes a Palestinian state. The...
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Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man prayers as Israeli rescue workers clean the scene of a shooting attack in a Synagogue in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014....
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