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AP Top International News At 4:17 p.m. EST

Israeli leader seeks to revoke rights of inciters
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister says he will work to revoke residency rights and social benefits of people who commit politically motivated violence and those who support them....

In Britain, US turkey dinner is big for business
LONDON (AP) -- Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts....

Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site
HONG KONG (AP) -- Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong's three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the 2-month-old movement in the former British colony....

Freighter with 700 migrants being towed to Crete
IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) -- Local authorities and Red Cross volunteers on Crete were racing Wednesday to prepare shelter and food for hundreds of immigrants on a crippled freighter being slowly towed to safety by a Greek navy frigate, a rescue effort hampered by gale-force winds and high waves....

Sierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent weeks, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday....

Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution
NEW DELHI (AP) -- The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked....

Spanish judge rules no crime in killing Ebola dog
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish judge has ruled health authorities didn't commit a crime when they euthanized Excalibur, a dog that belonged to a nursing assistant who contracted Ebola last month....

UK brothers jailed for attending Syria terror camp
LONDON (AP) -- Two British brothers were sent to prison Wednesday for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria, becoming the first Britons jailed after returning from the war-torn country....

American among hostages targeted in Yemen raid
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A member of Yemen special forces says an American and a Briton being held by al-Qaida were among those intended to be rescued in a raid on a cave but were moved out before the operation. A senior U.S. defense official say the raid involved American commandos....

Once maligned, Iran's Jews find greater acceptance
YAZD, Iran (AP) -- More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic - until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes....

World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Nigeria: Boko Haram kills 20 villagers near Chibok

Asia
Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

Europe
Gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser dies at 90

Latin America/Caribbean
Panama diplomat killed in Belize; suspect detained

Middle East
American among hostages targeted in Yemen raid