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  1. Danish police find head, other body parts in submarine case

    10.07 / 15:10 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY JAN M. OLSEN COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish divers found the decapitated head, legs and clothes of a Swedish journalist who was killed after going on a trip with an inventor on his submarine, police said Saturday. The body parts and clothing were found Friday in plastic bags with a knife and “heavy metal […
  2. Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people

    10.06 / 21:52 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow on Friday faced over 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from shopping malls, schools, railway stations and office buildings. It was the most massive flurry of fake bomb threats since a wave of bomb hoaxes began in early September. The fake bomb […
  3. Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group

    10.06 / 21:52 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY MARK LEWIS OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a group of mostly young activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs. The award of the $1.1-million prize comes amid heightened tensions over both North Korea’s aggressive development of […
  4. APNewsBreak: US military halts exercises over Qatar crisis

    10.06 / 21:52 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military has halted some exercises with its Gulf Arab allies over the ongoing diplomatic crisis targeting Qatar, trying to use its influence to end the monthslong dispute, authorities told The Associated Press on Friday. While offering few details, the acknowledgement by the U.S. military’s […
  5. US Customs vows to block imports made by North Korea workers

    10.06 / 21:52 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY MARTHA MENDOZA U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood — as well as any other goods — produced by North Korean laborers who work in China. An Associated Press investigation tracked salmon, squid and cod processed by North Koreans working at Chinese factories and shipped to [&#…
  6. Nate takes aim at Mexico, US after dousing Central America

    10.06 / 12:19 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY LUIS MANUEL GALEANO MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Tropical Storm Nate roared toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Friday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency and […
  7. Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

    10.06 / 12:19 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY SETH BORENSTEIN WASHINGTON (AP) — When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical. That demonstrates how pervasive a problem the […
  8. Germany to investigate provenance of 1,000 African skulls

    10.06 / 12:19 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY DAVID RISING BERLIN (AP) — A German cultural institution has started investigating the provenance of about 1,000 human skulls from the country’s former African colonies that ended up in the collection of a Berlin hospital, officials said Thursday. The collection of skulls, from colonies in what is today Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mozambique, were […
  9. British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

    10.06 / 12:19 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY JIM HEINTZ and DAVID KEYTON STOCKHOLM (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for “The Remains of the Day” and other works about memory’s pain and illusions, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday. The selection of the 62-year-old Ishiguro marked a return to citing fiction writers following two years of […
  10. Catholic school demands apology from Nick Cannon for show

    10.06 / 12:19 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Comedian Nick Cannon says he won’t apologize for his performance during a New Jersey Catholic university’s homecoming weekend. Officials at Georgian Court University, in Lakewood, say Cannon disregarded the terms of his contract and “crossed the line” with offensive words that do not represent the school’s core values, The Asbury Park […