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How 2 French girls were lured to jihad online

LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, France (AP) -- On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf....

Nobel winner: Child labor a crime against humanity

NEW DELHI (AP) -- On his first day in school Kailash Satyarthi saw a young boy polishing shoes outside the school gates. The memory of that incident stayed with him, he said, leading him to give up a career in engineering to spend his life fighting India's endemic child labor....

A look at the top 10 youngest Nobel laureates

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- On Friday, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize, sharing the 2014 Peace Prize for her work on children's rights. Here's a look at the top 10 youngest people to win a Nobel prize throughout the history of the award....

A look at the top 10 youngest Nobel laureates

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- On Friday, 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai became the youngest person ever to be awarded a Nobel Prize, sharing the 2014 Peace Prize for her work on children's rights. Here's a look at the top 10 youngest people to win a Nobel prize throughout the history of the award....

Liberia leader seeks more power to fight Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberian lawmakers debated Friday whether to grant President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf more power to restrict movement and public gatherings in the fight against Ebola as one parliamentarian warned that the country could turn into a "police state."...

Liberia leader seeks more power to fight Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Liberian lawmakers debated Friday whether to grant President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf more power to restrict movement and public gatherings in the fight against Ebola as one parliamentarian warned that the country could turn into a "police state."...

How 2 French girls were lured to jihad online

LEZIGNAN-CORBIERES, France (AP) -- On the day she left for Syria, Sahra strode along the train platform with two bulky schoolbags slung over her shoulder. In a grainy image caught on security camera, the French teen tucks her hair into a headscarf....

Kim absence at major event raises health questions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party on Friday, further increasing speculation that something is amiss with the authoritarian leader who hasn't been seen publicly in more than a month....

Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say....

To stem extremists, Iraq to reduce Baghdad's power

BAGHDAD (AP) -- To get a home or an office built in the central Iraqi province of Salahuddin, contractors have usually had to pay hefty bribes to corrupt officials in Baghdad to clear away the red tape....

Cuban migration surges over land and by sea

HAVANA (AP) -- The number of Cubans heading to the United States has soared since the island lifted travel restrictions last year, and instead of making the risky journey by raft across the Florida Straits, most are now passing through Mexico or flying straight to the U.S....

Archeologists revisit rich Roman wreck off Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Archaeologists armed with top-notch technology have scoured one of the richest shipwrecks of antiquity for overlooked treasures, recovering a scattering of artifacts amid indications that significant artworks may await discovery under the seabed....

Europe, others weigh risks of West African flights

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) -- After seven months in Ebola-stricken Liberia, Vijay Kumar was getting his temperature scanned Thursday at the airport by medical crews in blue gowns and masks - one of dozens who relied on Royal Air Maroc's continuing flights to West Africa....

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