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AP Top International News At 11:39 a.m. EDT

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son....

Exclusive election body at heart of HK protests
HONG KONG (AP) -- It's among the most powerful clubs in this city of enormous wealth and influence. Only 1,200 people are allowed in, and they decide who leads Hong Kong every five years....

US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday....

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain
LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) -- When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it....

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless
PARIS (AP) -- The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning....

Dancing priests become Internet sensation
ROME (AP) -- A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract....

AP Interview: Russia's Navalny vows to fight Putin
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's most prominent opposition leader is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block....

Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday's elections will change all that....

Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported Thursday....

Moscow airport chief resigns after Total crash
MOSCOW (AP) -- The general director of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport and his deputy resigned Thursday and Russian investigators detained four other airport employees following a plane crash that killed a top French oil executive and three crew members....

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Africa
Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

Asia
AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

Europe
Trading restriction halts Portugal Telecom slide

Latin America/Caribbean
Brazil race hinges on appeal to lower middle class

Middle East
Tunisia militant shootouts kill 2 people