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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, opens coalition talks with representatives of the Social Democrats in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

In NSA spying scandal, outrage but calculation too

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. allies knew that the Americans were spying on them, but they had no idea how much. As details of National Security Agency spying programs have become public through former contractor Edward […]

10/23/2013

A woman stands in her flooded home which was previously destroyed by Tropical Storm Manuel, as it is again flooded by Hurricane Raymond in the community Papa Gallo de Tierra Colorada near Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.  Hurricane Raymond weakened to barely a Category 1 storm Tuesday while still stalled off Mexico's Pacific coast, pumping rain onto an already sodden region recovering from a battering by a tropical storm last month. (AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez)

Raymond weakens to tropical storm near Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Raymond weakened from a hurricane to a tropical storm Wednesday and began moving away from Mexico’s Pacific coast, granting relief to a region devastated by storms last month. The U.S. National […]

10/23/2013

This Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Raymond in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Raymond becomes major hurricane as it nears Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Raymond strengthened to a Category 3 storm early Monday and threatened to hurl heavy new rains onto a sodden region of Mexico’s Pacific Coast already devastated by last month’s Tropical […]

10/21/2013

U.S Ambassador to France Charles H. Rivkin, right, leaves the Foreign Ministry in Paris, after he was summoned Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

France summons US ambassador over spying

WASHINGTON (AP) — The French government has summoned U.S. Ambassador Charles Rivkin to explain a French newspaper report that the National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French phone records in a 30-day period. Rivkin […]

10/21/2013

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Garden Grove man charged with attempting to aid Al-Qaida

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A Garden Grove man was arrested and charged today with attempting to provide support to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, was arrested around 7:30 a.m. at a […]

10/11/2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Secretary John McHugh, right, watch an Army carry team move a transfer case containing the remains of Pfc. Cody J. Patterson on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., died Oct. 6 in Zhari district, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

10 photos of the week

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. […]

10/10/2013

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger, 2nd from left, tries to steal the ball from Thomas Mueller, right, during a training session of the German national team in Duesseldorf, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. Germany will play their 2014 World Cup Group C  qualifying soccer match against Ireland on  Friday in Cologne. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

World Cup qualifying: Teams chasing Brazil spots

LONDON (AP) — Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year’s World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday. Italy and the Netherlands were […]

10/09/2013

A sales person pulls out an iPhone 5s for a customer.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

New iPhones to launch in more countries on Oct. 25

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says that its new iPhones will go on sale in Italy, Russia, Spain and more than 25 other countries on Oct. 25. The phones also will be available in […]

10/09/2013

Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams (23) intercepts a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)

10 photos from the past week

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly Associated Press photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments the AP editors think you […]

10/04/2013

Elizabeth Silva, left, waits for transportation outside of a federal building with her daughter Valentina, in San Diego. (AP Photo/ Elliot Spagat)

Mexicans seek asylum as drug violence persists

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elizabeth Silva was walking her younger sister to school when two hooded men burst into her house and pumped three bullets into her father. When her 14-year-old brother rushed out of […]

10/03/2013

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