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  • WORLD

    Malala awarded ‘Children’s Nobel’ prize in Sweden

    Children’s rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday received the World’s Children’s Prize 2014 in Sweden, after winning a global vote involving millions of children.

  • BUSINESS

    Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply

    Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a multi-billion dollar deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flow into Ukraine and beyond to the European Union throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

  • WORLD

    Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

    Israel closed all access to Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened tensions following the attempted assassination of a prominent Jewish religious activist and the killing of his suspected Palestinian assailant by police.

  • NATIONAL

    Relatives suspected poisoning in family's deaths

    Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released Thursday.

  • HEALTH & SCIENCE

    N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

    North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners entering the country for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter.

  • WORLD

    Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

    Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found dead in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.

  • MOVIE NEWS & REVIEWS

    Wanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Poland

    Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor.

  • WORLD

    Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

    Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps.

  • WORLD

    Burkina Faso parliament dissolved after protests

    Burkina Faso's leader faced the greatest threat to his rule in nearly three decades Thursday, prompting a state of emergency and the dissolution of parliament after violent protests erupted over a proposal to prolong his time in power.

  • WORLD

    Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town

    A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds hope will turn back an offensive by militants of the Islamic State group.

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