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Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found by Italy Anti-Mafia Police
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:31:00 GMTTwo Vincent Van Gogh paintings have been recovered by police in Italy 14 years after being stolen, officials said Friday. Police in Naples said the works — described as being of "priceless value" — were discovered during a crackdown targeting the ...

Campaign 2016 updates: Nearly 95% of who gave to Trump's rivals are sitting out the general election
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:52:00 GMTThe head of Mexico's central bank says U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump represents a "hurricane" sized threat to Mexico. Banco de Mexico Gov. Agustin Carstens told the Radio Formula network Friday that a Trump presidency "would be a hurricane and a ...

Russian government airstrikes have killed more than 9,000, activist group says
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:33:00 GMTAid is seen strewn across the floor in the town of Uram al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, Sept. 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly missile strike. BEIRUT A year of Russian ...

UN Appoints Expert to Safeguard LGBTQ People Around the World
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:48:00 GMTLONDON -The United Nations expert Vitit Muntarbhorn will have a three-year mandate to investigate abuses against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. Muntarbhorn is an international law professor at the Chulalongkorn University ...

Hurricane Matthew strengthens to powerful Category 4 storm
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:47:00 GMTTropical Storm Matthew, which has since gained hurricane strength, is seen in an image captured by NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite at 1p.m. ET September 29, 2016. KINGSTON, Jamaica Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 4 storm on Friday as it ...

Villager in China massacres 17 neighbors after killing his parents in attempt to cover up his crime, authorities say
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:50:00 GMTA villager in southwest China massacred 17 neighbors after killing his parents in order to try to cover up his crime, authorities say. Yang Qingpei, believed to be 26 or 27, argued with his parents over money on Wednesday evening and killed them, according ...

Rescue Worker Cries as He Pulls Baby Alive From Rubble in Syria
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:16:00 GMTA rescue worker in Syria broke into tears as he rescued a baby from a building destroyed by airstrikes. After an hours-long operation in Idlib in the northwestern part of Syria, members of the Syrian Civil Defense were able to pull out a baby girl and a ...

23 Giant Panda Cubs Make Their Debut in China
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:51:00 GMT23 giant panda cubs make their public debut at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, where the world's largest artificially-bred giant panda population resides.

Bill Clinton Takes His Time Getting On Air Force One -- And President Obama Is Not Having It
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:48:00 GMTIt was a scene from a yet-to-be-made buddy movie you never knew you wanted. President Barack Obama was back on Air Force One Friday in Jerusalem after delivering a eulogy at the funeral of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president and elder statesman.

Blacks and whites differ widely on their perceptions of police shootings, study finds
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:45:00 GMTWhen a black person is shot and killed by police, blacks tend to see it as a sign of a deeper problem between law enforcement and their community. By contrast, whites are much more likely than blacks to view the fatal shooting as an isolated incident.

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres remembered as hawk and dreamer
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:48:00 GMTFormer Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres dedicated his life to his country and pursuing peace. The 93-year-old died two weeks after suffering a stroke. USA TODAY NETWORK Friends and colleagues of Israel’s last founding father described ...

Ruling Bosnian Serbs, pro-EU group face-off in local votes
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:53:00 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Bosnians will vote Sunday in local elections marked by a battle over who will run the municipalities in the part of the country run by Bosnian Serbs — a pro-European Union coalition or the already ruling separatist party ...

Hunger-striking ex-Gitmo detainee asks Uruguay for answers
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:38:00 GMTMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – A hunger-striking former Guantanamo prisoner is threatening to stop drinking liquids to press Uruguay's government into allowing him to leave the South American country. Uruguay took Abu Wa'el Dhiab in along with five other former ...

Audio Reveals What John Kerry Told Syrians Behind Closed Doors
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:49:00 GMTBEIRUT, Lebanon — Secretary of State John Kerry was clearly exasperated, not least at his own government. Over and over again, he complained to a small group of Syrian civilians that his diplomacy had not been backed by a serious threat of military force ...



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