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Monumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down
ROME (AP) -- Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor....

Fear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast....

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack....

Israel police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city....

Belgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium....

Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain
SYDNEY (AP) -- A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday....

Swiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove
BERLIN (AP) -- A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, but said it will work with German officials to ensure any pieces looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners are returned....

Diplomats speak of progress, next round December
VIENNA (AP) -- The U.S. and Iran are making last-minute progress at nuclear talks but will need to extend negotiations to next month, Western diplomats said Monday....

British banker can plea in HK murder case: Judge
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Hong Kong judge on Monday deemed a British banker charged with murdering two Indonesian women fit to enter a plea in his case based on the results of psychiatric reports....

Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province, said Iraqi officials on Monday, a new victory for Iraqi security forces in their attempt to regain areas lost to the militants....

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