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Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

November 1, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. more »»

 
 
 
Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92

October 31, 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 9. more »»

Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border

October 31, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters began entering the Syrian border town of Kobani Friday night where they were expected to join the battle against Islamist militants besieging the... more »»

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

October 31, 2014

UNDATED (AP) — With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. more »»

South Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killing

October 31, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa's national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday. more »»

Bank of Japan redoubles efforts to revive economy

October 31, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically... more »»

Colombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery run

October 31, 2014

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail — and the threat of a 14 year prison sentence — as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in... more »»

Italy phases out sea rescues to save migrants

October 31, 2014

ROME (AP) — Italy insisted Friday that lives won't be sacrificed as it ended its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifted over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union. more »»

Gentiloni named new foreign minister of Italy

October 31, 2014

ROME (AP) — Italy's premier has named Paolo Gentiloni as his new foreign minister, tapping a longtime center-left lawmaker and former Cabinet minister in the Romano Prodi government. more »»

Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

October 31, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's... more »»

Kurdish official blames Turkey for peshmerga delay

October 31, 2014

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full... more »»

New search planned for grave of Spanish poet Lorca

October 31, 2014

MADRID (AP) — Archeologists will start inspecting land in southern Spain near where the acclaimed poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried at the start of the... more »»

Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's war

October 31, 2014

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern... more »»

Uganda-North Korea ties grow amid democracy doubts

October 31, 2014

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda gave a state banquet late Thursday in honor of North Korea's ceremonial head of state, praising Pyongyang for what he said was its... more »»

Burkina Faso army general takes power

October 31, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending his 27 year rule of the West African country.

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Army general takes power in Burkina Faso

October 31, 2014

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending 27 years as the country's leader.

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Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

October 31, 2014

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when "the dying, the sick, the dead who could... more »»

Zambia's acting president appeals for calm

October 31, 2014

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata, who died after a long illness, Zambia's... more »»

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

October 31, 2014

DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coasta... more »»

Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

October 31, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at... more »»

Image of Asia: Watching the iPhone line in Seoul

October 31, 2014

In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea. more »»

 
 

Magic The Gathering October 31, 2014

Sanctioned event for all players of Magic gaming cards; 5 p.m. Kaleidoscope, Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center. Advanced and new players are welcome, subject to seat availability. Free. Call ahead to reserve, 877-0902. more »

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Seabury Hall makes inaugural title game in 8-man football

October 31, 2014 Here is the start from this morning's story on Seabury Hall's 55-22 win over Lanai in an MIL 8-player football tournament semifinal from Thursday night: WAILUKU - The Seabury Hall eight-player... more »

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