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Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."...

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread....

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured....

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets - weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria....

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS
SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group....

Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday....

Tunisians skeptical on eve of historic election
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections....

Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation."...

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday....

Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order....

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Africa
Mozambique's ruling party wins presidential race

Asia
Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

Europe
Number of Islamic extremists growing in Germany

Latin America/Caribbean
Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

Middle East
Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack