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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:43pm

Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

BRUSSELS (AP) -- For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:40pm

US drone strikes resume in Yemen despite turmoil

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A U.S. drone strike targeted al-Qaida in Yemen on Monday, signaling Washington's determination to keep fighting the militants despite political paralysis brought on by a Shiite power grab....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:25pm

Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle - a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 3:10pm

Russia defiant after more threats from West over Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) -- A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor's rating agency downgraded Russia's credit rating to junk....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 2:55pm

Spielberg warns of growing anti-Semitism at Holocaust event

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the "perennial demons of intolerance" from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 1:06pm

Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis

BEIRUT (AP) -- In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 12:04pm

Greek vote shows growing European backlash against austerity

The election result in Greece reflects a growing European backlash against austerity policies. Across the continent, support is growing for parties and groups outside the mainstream like Syriza, which triumphed in Greece on Sunday after pledging to renegotiate the country's huge bailout agreements....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 9:22am

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek prime minister

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Radical left leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister Monday after forming a surprise alliance with a small right-wing nationalist party Independent Greeks, signaling possible confrontation over the country's bailout....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 8:47am

Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison

CAIRO (AP) -- The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said....

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Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 8:19am

Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....

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