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  • Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation

    Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation
    JERUSALEM -- In a rare example of regional cooperation, Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials have signed an agreement aimed at generating new water sources for all three and saving the Dead Sea, a unique nature site and prime economic asset. A...
  • Mixed feelings about Mandela in South African mining town

    Mixed feelings about Mandela in South African mining town
    FOCHVILLE, South Africa -- In Fochville, a mainly Afrikaner mining town about 30 miles southwest of Johannesburg, not everyone wants to talk about the legacy of Nelson Mandela. “No thank you,” said one white man, his face hardening at the...
  • Syrian army reportedly seizes third town along key north-south highway

    Syrian army reportedly seizes third town along key north-south highway
    BEIRUT – Syrian government forces have regained control of a strategic town along the nation’s major north-south highway, state media reported Monday, as troops advanced in a sweeping offensive designed to secure the route and sever opposition...
  • Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis

    Ukraine president to meet with past leaders, seek end to crisis
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said he would meet with his three predecessors Tuesday in an effort to resolve a political crisis that escalated with the storming of an opposition party headquarters by armed riot police....
  • Venezuela's ruling socialists survive electoral test

    Venezuela's ruling socialists survive electoral test
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Nicolas Maduro’s socialists captured a majority of the mayorships in contention in weekend elections, according to preliminary results, a significant victory that analysts say will give him the political backing he...
  • Suspects arrested in heist of radioactive material in Mexico

    Suspects arrested in heist of radioactive material in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY -- Five men suspected of stealing a truck loaded with dangerous radioactive material in central Mexico have been arrested and ordered held for 40 days for questioning, an official said Monday. A federal judge issued the order late Sunday....
  • Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack

    Venezuela's opposition calls for investigation of slaying and attack
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Opposition politicians called on President Nicolas Maduro's government to investigate the slaying of a Baralt City Council candidate and an attack on a former presidential candidate's caravan, events that have added to tension...
  • Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela

    Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela
    CARACAS, Venezuela — The appliance salesman nervously eyed the chaotic scene outside his door. An unruly line of shoving and jostling shoppers was waiting to enter the store in a Caracas shopping district, where prices had been cut in half —...
  • Ted Lilly pitching in Venezuela after neck nerve endings cauterized

    Ted Lilly pitching in Venezuela after neck nerve endings cauterized
    Ted Lilly was always something of a different guy, which isn’t meant in a negative way. He was what you might call serious. I’m sure he smiles, but fairly certain in his next career you won’t catch him at your local comedy club. He...
  • Miss Universe 2013 winner is Miss Venezuela, Gabriela Isler

    Miss Universe 2013 winner is Miss Venezuela, Gabriela Isler
    And the crown goes to ... Miss Venezuela, Gabriela Isler, who was named Miss Universe 2013 Saturday night at Moscow’s Crocus City Hall. Miss Universe 2012, Olivia Culpo, crowned Isler at the conclusion of the two-hour telecast, viewed by an...
  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues
    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...