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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, center, leaves after Eid al-Fitr prayer at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 28, 2014. Eid al-Fitr prayer marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghanistan’s outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor. In […]

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Bob Costantini: Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

After a brief lull, fighting continues in the Middle East. Hamas launched a rocket into Israel, and that was answered by jets pounding several sites in Gaza. As the casualties mount, US efforts to help […]

23 hours ago

Emergency workers watch an engine lifted from the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash site on the outlying Taiwan island of Penghu, Friday, July 25, 2014. Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on the Taiwanese island that killed 48 people. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

  XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at […]

07/25/2014

Israel's President Shimon Peres speaks during a statements with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

JERUSALEM (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality […]

07/24/2014

Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli, after landing from Khartoum, at Ciampino's military airport, on the outskirts of Rome, Thursday, July 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter […]

07/24/2014