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75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UN
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don't respond quickly, the U.N. Children's Fund is warning. That's far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising....

Correction: Algeria-Oil Prices story
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- In a story Sept. 29 about OPEC's deal to curb oil production, The Associated Press misspelled the Algerian energy minister's name. It is Noureddine Boutarfa, not Bouarfaa....

Investigators identify 2 men who took bag that held bomb
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they've identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street as Egyptian tourists....

OPEC nations reach preliminary accord to curb oil production to boost prices; 1st time in 8 years
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- OPEC nations reach preliminary accord to curb oil production to boost prices; 1st time in 8 years....

US extradites Rwandan academic to face genocide charges
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- A Rwandan academic who is accused of participating in the 1994 genocide arrived in the country on Wednesday following his extradition from the United States....

Nigeria trying to muzzle dissenting voices, Amnesty says
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Amnesty International says Nigeria is trying to muzzle dissent by arresting and intimidating journalists and protesters....

Shark attack survivor campaigns for sharks at UN meeting
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A medal-winning Paralympian from South Africa lost part of his right leg in a great white shark attack a decade ago. This week, he is an ambassador for sharks at a U.N. wildlife conference....

Egypt sentences 40 suspected IS members to life in prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced 40 people to life in prison over alleged ties to the Islamic State group and for helping recruit youth to join the extremists in Syria and Iraq....

Suspected IS militants kill 3 police, 1 civilian in Egypt
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- An Egyptian police statement says three policemen and a civilian have been shot dead by suspected Islamic State group militants who ambushed their taxi in the coastal city of el-Arish in the Sinai Peninsula....

Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200
ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) -- Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make it to Europe, bringing the toll from the disaster to more than 200 dead....