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Train Derails in New York, at Least 4 Killed

THE BRONX, NEW YORK CITY (AP) – A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed and came to rest only inches from the water Sunday, killing four people, injuring more than 60 and sending a chain of toppled cars shaped like a backward question mark trailing off the track, authorities said. Some of the 100 to 150 ...

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Thousands of Protesters in Ukraine Demand Leader’s Resignation

KIEV, Ukraine — More than 100,000 people took to the streets of Kiev on Sunday, and thousands more rallied in other cities across Ukraine, to demand the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich, the largest outpouring of fury so far over his refusal to sign far-reaching political and trade accords with the European Union. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow ...

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Police Battle Bangkok Protesters as Crisis Deepens

The leader of Thailand’s anti-government protests says he has met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and refused to back down from his movement’s demand that her administration step down in favor of an appointed council. Suthep Thaugsuban told supporters late Sunday at one of the protest encampments in the capital, Bangkok, that the meeting was held under the auspices of ...

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Ukraine protests after Yanukovych EU deal rejection

Thousands of people have staged fresh protests in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, at President Viktor Yanukovych’s refusal to sign an EU association agreement. Some 10,000 Demonstrators in Independence Square carried Ukrainian and EU flags late on Friday and chanted “Ukraine is Europe”. Mr Yanukovych, who attended an EU summit in Lithuania on Friday cited pressure from Russia for his decision. A ...

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Honduran leftist presidential candidate to unveil ‘fraud’

AFP – Honduran leftist presidential candidate Xiomara Castro vowed Friday to deliver proof of the fraud she claims cheated her out of the presidency. The electoral authorities called Sunday’s election in favor of her conservative rival Juan Orlando Hernandez. “We all know that in this process, there were major irregularities, that fraud was committed,” said Castro. She is the wife ...

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UN set to appeal for more aid to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — The United Nations said Friday it will seek more funds for a reconstruction of areas in the central Philippines that were devastated by a super typhoon, in addition to $348 million that U.N. agencies had sought for immediate relief. Only about a half of the initial U.N. appeal has been received since Typhoon Haiyan plowed through…

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Mozambique passenger plane missing

Mozambique Airlines has said a plane carrying 28 passengers and six crew members did not land as scheduled in Angola, and authorities are trying to determine its location. The airline said in a statement that Flight TM470 took off from Maputo, the Mozambican capital, and was scheduled to land at 2.10pm local time in Luanda, the Angolan capital. The statement ...

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Malian separatist rebels end ceasefire after clashes

Reuters November 29, 2013 – 23:21 By Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) – Separatist Tuareg rebels said on Friday they were ending a five-month-old ceasefire with Mali’s government and taking up arms following violence in the northern city of Kidal. The declaration came a day after Malian troops clashed with stone-throwing protesters who blocked a visit by the prime minister to ...

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Egyptians Demonstrate Despite New Protest Law

CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Islamist demonstrators took to the streets on Friday in cities across Egypt, days after a disputed protest law was adopted and police forcefully broke up unauthorized gatherings. Since a popularly backed military coup ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in July, his supporters have been staging near-daily protests calling for…

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