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  1. Former Australian prime minister says he was head-butted

    09.22 / 02:45 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Friday urged restraint in the nation's same-sex marriage debate after a former prime minister who gave the people a direct say in the divisive issue said he was head-butted by a g…
  2. The Latest: Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

    09.22 / 01:47 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear program (all times l…
  3. The Latest: Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mines

    09.22 / 01:47 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times l…
  4. Young Mexicans at heart of earthquake recovery

    09.22 / 00:54 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and typically he is sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico this week, he was among the first to s…
  5. The Latest: US envoy: Alleged abuses should be investigated

    09.22 / 00:54 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh (all times l…
  6. Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

    09.21 / 23:57 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told r…
  7. Young people are at the heart of Mexico earthquake recovery

    09.21 / 22:57 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and typically he is sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico this week, he was among the first to s…
  8. Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

    09.21 / 22:57 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and some complained they w…
  9. Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

    09.21 / 22:57 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "pay dearly" for his t…
  10. Powerless: Puerto Rico faces weeks without electricity

    09.21 / 22:57 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The sky was darkening Thursday afternoon as 10-year-old Sarah Jimenez laid out three plastic buckets on her grandmother's patio in hopes of capturing r…
  11. Turkey: Private jet goes off Istanbul runway, catches fire

    09.21 / 21:52 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    ISTANBUL (AP) — A small private jet with four people on board ran off a runway while landing at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Thursday and caught fire, Turkish media reports said. All four survived the accident, Turkey's transportation m…
  12. Families of Japan war dead to pray for fallen US soldiers

    09.21 / 21:52 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Dozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II arrived in Hawaii on Thursday to pay respects to American war d…
  13. Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem 'a bit late'

    09.21 / 21:52 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather t…
  14. Rival Tuareg groups in Mali sign new ceasefire agreement

    09.21 / 21:01 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Rival Tuareg groups say they have signed a cease-fire agreement in northern Mali, a deal which could bolster a fragile peace accord between the government and other armed g…
  15. UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

    09.21 / 21:01 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the Security Council approved T…
  16. Poland, NATO troops hold drills amid security concerns

    09.21 / 21:01 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish and other NATO troops have launched major defensive exercises in Poland's north amid security concerns raised by war games recently held by neighboring Russia and B…
  17. Protests continue at Spanish court over secession arrests

    09.21 / 21:01 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of protesters stood firm outside a Spanish court in Barcelona after night fell Thursday, continuing to shout demands for the release of a dozen regional officials arrested in connection with a planned vote on C…
  18. The Latest: 1 dead, 3 rescued from boat off Puerto Rico

    09.21 / 20:03 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times l…
  19. L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

    09.21 / 19:03 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    PARIS (AP) — Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Oreal cosmetics heiress and the world's richest woman, has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. She was 9…
  20. Thousands protest arrests by Spain over Catalonia vote

    09.21 / 19:03 billingsgazette.com Billingsgazette.com - World
    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands gathered Thursday at the gates of Catalonia's regional judicial body in Barcelona to demand the release of a dozen officials arrested in connection with a vote on independence that Spanish authorities are challenging as i…