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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....

Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder....

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 raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday....

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see....

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....

AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor vows to calm city
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Jerusalem's mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded light rail train station and killed a baby girl....

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....

Berlusconi: Let's legalize gay civil unions
ROME (AP) -- Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage....

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World Video
Up to the Minute
Africa
Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

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

Europe
Berlusconi: Let's legalize gay civil unions

Latin America/Caribbean
Argentina issues $1 billion, 2-year bond

Middle East
Lebanon says it won't accept more Syrian refugees


 

 

 



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