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  • Israel won't change prayer rules at Temple Mount, Netanyahu assures

    JERUSALEM Moving to head off a crisis with Jordan, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday assured the Jordanian monarch, King Abdullah, that Israel had no plans to change prayer arrangements at a contested site in Jerusalem that is sacred...
  • US airstrikes hit Islamist extremist groups in Syria

    ISTANBUL U.S. aircraft struck al-Qaida-linked Islamist forces fighting U.S.-backed moderate rebels Thursday in northern Syria. Activists said the strikes were the first American action since bombing began in Syria in September that helped the rebels,...
  • Animal activists: Charges unfairly label property crime as terrorism

    Animal activists: Charges unfairly label property crime as terrorism
    The federal charges against two animal activists accused of releasing hundreds of mink from a downstate Illinois farm into the wild are unconstitutionally overbroad, criminalize protected free speech and unfairly label a property crime an act of...
  • Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage

    Video of apparent police beating of Hong Kong protester sparks outrage
    A video apparently showing at least six plainclothes Hong Kong police officers dragging a handcuffed pro-democracy protester into a dark corner then kicking and beating him captivated and enraged many in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory on Wednesday....
  • Should Allentown arena zone job office stay open?

    Should Allentown arena zone job office stay open?
    By most accounts, the new arena zone job center has helped put Allentown residents into hundreds of downtown jobs. But now that the arena is open, is the job center's job done? The center isn't funded past January, and the Allentown Neighborhood...
  • Ferguson demonstrators disrupt election night party

    CLAYTON, Mo. Demonstrators seeking justice for the shooting of an unarmed teen by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer disrupted the election night party of victorious St. Louis County executive candidate Steve Stenger. A protest early Wednesday spilled out of...
  • Redskins owner shamed during protest of name ahead of Vikings game

    MINNEAPOLIS Thousands of protesters from several states turned out Sunday morning near where the Minnesota Vikings host the Washington Redskins in what they hope is the biggest demonstration ever against the visiting team's nickname. The marchers met...
  • Burkina Faso president's attempt to extend 27-year rule backfires

    One of Africa's longest-serving leaders, President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, was forced to dissolve his government Thursday after severely misreading popular anger over his attempt to extend his 27 years in power. Compaore declared a national...
  • Prominent Hong Kong activist says protesters need to unify, strategize

    Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest organizers need to rethink their strategy and bring disparate factions together under a new structure to help lead the movement forward, a prominent left-wing lawmaker from the semiautonomous city urged this week....
  • China gets silence from Hong Kong tycoons instead of vocal support

    With a $32-billion fortune and business interests as diverse as supermarkets and ports, Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing, would seem to have little to fret about. But as the Hong Konger told a class of graduating students in the summer at mainland China'...
  • Thousands of protesters gather in Burkina Faso capital

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso Tens of thousands of protesters on Friday flooded a central square in Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou to demand that President Blaise Compaore resign. The demonstration on the Place de la Revolution was peaceful, and the...