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Typhoon roars into south China; tens of thousands evacuated
BEIJING (AP) -- A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving one dead and 30 fishermen missing in the Philippines....

Jordanian MP says son joined IS, carried out suicide attack
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A Jordanian parliament member said he learned from Islamic State-linked media that his son carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school and joining the extremist group....

Pope asserts marriage is forever at start of family meeting
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues Sunday by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he said the church doesn't judge and must "seek out and care for hurting couples with the balm of acceptance and mercy."...

Guatemala family loses 7, missing 4 after mudslide
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) -- A wall of mud stopped everyday life mid-text, mid-sentence, mid-dream for the family of Manuel Sandoval and Maritza Aquino....

Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded three others, as Israel's prime minister vowed a "harsh offensive" to counter rising violence....

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz to 22....

New search for ship lost off Bahamas in Hurricane Joaquin
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Aircraft returned to the southeastern Bahamas early Sunday to resume the search for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin and has not been heard from since....

Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemeni security officials say fierce battles are ongoing between pro-government fighters clashing with Shiite Houthi rebels and allied military units along Yemen's Red Sea coast....

The Latest: Search resumes for ship missing off the Bahamas
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- The latest on the search for a cargo ship missing off the coast of Bahamas (all times local):...

Syria President: Campaign against 'terror' must succeed
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syria's President Bashar Assad said in an interview aired Sunday the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed. He also accused Western nations of fueling the refugee crisis....

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Suicide bomber in Niger attacks near police station

Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after airstrike

Erdogan: Turkey taught world a 'lesson in humanity'

Latin America/Caribbean
The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda

Middle East
Fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast




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