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- Correction: Egypt-El-Sissi's Run story Updated: Mar-09-14 9:20 am
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- Louisiana-Monroe holds off rally, beats UALR 66-65 Updated: Mar-08-14 10:30 pm
- Protest stymied after Venezuelan diplomatic win Updated: Mar-08-14 7:14 pm
- California's Brown hears fracking gripes Updated: Mar-08-14 6:46 pm
- 750 immigration detainees on hunger strike Updated: Mar-08-14 4:07 pm
- Russia, Ukraine feud over sniper carnage Updated: Mar-08-14 2:55 am
- Keystone pipeline protest planned for Pa. Updated: Mar-07-14 5:52 pm
- Putin declares Sochi Winter Paralympics open Updated: Mar-07-14 1:40 pm
- Army checkpoints in Bangkok get flowery makeover Updated: Mar-07-14 10:59 am
- Bewigged British lawyers march to protest fee cuts Updated: Mar-07-14 10:08 am
- Ukraine decides to compete in Paralympics in Sochi Updated: Mar-07-14 10:00 am
- Ukraine oligarchs get key posts in bid for unity Updated: Mar-07-14 8:55 am
- Bison-slaughter protester blocks road near park Updated: Mar-06-14 6:19 pm
- Police face off in Portuguese austerity protest Updated: Mar-06-14 5:31 pm
- 4 arrested in Frederick, Md., protest of Dominion Updated: Mar-06-14 5:14 pm
- Cincinnati police probe Greenpeace security breach Updated: Mar-06-14 4:29 pm
- In Crimea, old fears combine with new propaganda Updated: Mar-06-14 3:35 pm
- Jury rejects claims over Anaheim police shooting Updated: Mar-06-14 2:47 pm
- Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap Updated: Mar-06-14 2:38 pm
- UN experts demand answers about Venezuela violence Updated: Mar-06-14 2:34 pm
- Fla. Capitol security rules stop overnight sit-ins Updated: Mar-06-14 1:37 pm
- GOP minimum wage bill all but dead in Wis. Senate Updated: Mar-06-14 1:33 pm
- Venezuelans mourn Chavez but protests don't break Updated: Mar-05-14 10:49 pm
CAIRO - Egypt's powerful military chief launched a $40 billion housing initiative Sunday to build a million homes in cooperation with a major Emirati construction firm, the first campaign-style move by Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president.
CAIRO - In a story March 8 about Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, The Associated Press reported erroneously how much Egypt spends annually on fuel subsidies. The country spends nearly $20 billion a year, not $2 billion.
TOKYO - Banging on drums and waving "Sayonara nukes" signs, thousands of people rallied in a Tokyo park and marched to Parliament on Sunday to demand an end to nuclear power ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.
CARACAS, Venezuela - In a major show of force, hundreds of National Guardsmen in riot gear and armored vehicles prevented an "empty pots march" from reaching Venezuela's Food Ministry on Saturday to protest now-chronic food shortages.
LOS ANGELES - In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration's policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
TACOMA, Washington - Immigrant-rights activists rallied outside the Northwest Detention Center on Saturday, while at least 750 detainees protested their treatment and called for an end to deportations with a hunger strike.
KIEV, Ukraine - One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
PHILADELPHIA - Environmental groups are planning a protest in Philadelphia against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline.
SOCHI, Russia - With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.
BANGKOK - Military checkpoints set up in Thailand's capital to keep security during the country's political unrest are getting a makeover in a bid to project a kinder, gentler image, the army said Friday.
LONDON - Thousands of British lawyers have stayed away from court to protest legal aid cuts that they fear will devastate the country's respected justice system.
SOCHI, Russia - Ukraine will compete in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi despite Russia's military moves in Crimea.
KIEV, Ukraine - In a surprising move after Russia flexed its military might in the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine's new leadership has reached out to oligarchs for help - appointing them as governors in eastern regions where loyalties to Moscow are strong.
BILLINGS, Montana - Park rangers have arrested a man who chained himself to a cement-filled drum to protest the slaughter of bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park.
LISBON, Portugal - Scores of Portuguese riot police have stopped protesting off-duty colleagues breaking through a security cordon around Parliament.
FREDERICK, Maryland - Four people face criminal charges for blocking a Frederick courthouse entrance to protest Dominion Resources' plan to export natural gas
CINCINNATI - Cincinnati police on Thursday called for a "security summit" of the city's businesses in the aftermath of a breach at Procter & Gamble Co. headquarters by Greenpeace activists.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Sometimes, the old actor remembers the war far too clearly. Though he was only a small child, he can tell you about the explosions, and the Nazi soldiers patrolling the streets. He can list the friends and relatives who didn't survive. He punctuates his stories with angry imitations of machine-gun fire: "TAT-TAT-TAT-TAT-TAT." The last thing he wants is for war to return to Crimea.
SANTA ANA, California - A federal court jury on Thursday rejected claims that police used excessive force in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man, the first of two killings by Anaheim police that led to violent demonstrations in the city that's home to Disneyland.
SAN JOSE, California - Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them who help fuel the Silicon Valley's tech boom can't even make ends meet anymore. Buditom rooms with his sister an hour's drive from work. Farfan gets his groceries at a food pantry.
GENEVA - United Nations human rights experts demanded answers Thursday from Venezuela's government about the use of violence and imprisonment in a crackdown on widespread demonstrations.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - New Capitol security rules approved by Gov. Rick Scott and Senate and House leaders will prevent overnight protests like the monthlong sit-in after George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.
MADISON, Wisconsin - The state Senate's majority leader says a bill that would end minimum wage mandates for some local government workers and contractors is all but dead.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Thousands of Venezuelans mourned the passing of President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death Wednesday, while National Guard troops fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government activists who pressed on with street protests despite the commemorations.