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Peruvian Congress authorizes shooting down drug planes


Associated Press

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peru's Congress has unanimously approved legislation authorizing military planes to shoot down suspected drug flights, which police...full story
updated 2015-08-21 09:22 AM
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Peruvian Congress authorizes shooting down drug planes

Associated Press

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peru's Congress has unanimously approved legislation authorizing military planes to shoot down suspected drug flights, which police....Fullstory

2015-08-21 09:22 AM

Wildfires wreak havoc in drought-choked Western states
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Wildfires rampaged across the drought-choked West on Thursday as authorities scrambled for resources to beat back the flames. The blazes took a deadly turn in Washington....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:22 AM

US pushes Bahrain on prisoner treatment amid hunger strike
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is urging the Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain to ensure that a prominent political opponent....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:01 AM

Hollywood-style funeral for purported mobster outrages Rome

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- Romans aghast at a spiraling mafia probe have found new reason for alarm with the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported crime boss,....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:01 AM

Finland police: Suspects admit attack on minister's home

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Finnish police say two men have admitted to attacking the finance minister's home early Tuesday morning while the family slept inside. Detective Chief....Fullstory

2015-08-21 03:22 AM

North Korea to Security Council: Address US military drills

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea is asking the United Nations Security Council to put the ongoing military exercises by the United States and South....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:22 AM

UN envoy urges leaders to ban sex attacks by security forces

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A United Nations envoy trying to prevent sexual violence in conflicts is urging government leaders to prohibit sexual attacks by security....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:22 AM

Slaying of Haitian investigated in Dominican Republic

Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Police in the Dominican Republic are trying to determine whether the slaying of a Haitian....Fullstory

2015-08-21 06:01 AM

Senegal court denies appeal for ex-president's son's release

Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The son of Senegal's former President Abdoulaye Wade lost a bid to be freed from his six-year prison sentence when the....Fullstory

2015-08-21 03:22 AM

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