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Christie vetoes politically charged pig crate bill

Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state.

Liberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola

Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month's senate election on Friday...

French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea

French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and...

Three dead in attack and Islamist protests in Egypt

Three people including an army general were killed and at least 26 wounded on Friday in a drive‑by shooting and violence that erupted at Islamist...

Hong Kong protest movement's unlikely teen leader

At age 14, he stepped into the spotlight to take on — and ultimately help defeat — Hong Kong authorities' plans to launch a "national...

New Israeli party born amid talk of early election

A popular former minister in Israel has announced a comeback at the head of a new party amid speculation Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is about...

East-West divisions define Moldova's elections

A wealthy pro‑Russian candidate who had hoped to be Moldova's next prime minister fled the country before dawn Friday, a dramatic development...

Australia out of step with new climate momentum

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like...

Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start

Barack Obama last year told a cheering crowd in Cape Town that a $7 billion plan to "Power Africa" would double electricity output on the...

Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul.