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Report: Colombia's land restitution effort lagging

By JOSHUA GOODMAN
Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Threats of violence and flawed legislation are undercutting Colombia's efforts to return huge swaths of land illegally snatched from poor farmers...full story
updated 2014-11-27 01:22 PM
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Police officers stand guard as protesters react to the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/David Goldman) President Barack Obama speaks to the media in the briefing room of the White House, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) FILE - In this undated photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in August A protester walks out of a store with goods after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, left standing on the top of a car, reacts as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) FILE In this photo taken Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings.   Defense Secretary Hagel resigning from Obama Cabinet Monday.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite/File) A protestor scuffles with police during a march towards Times Square after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listens to a question during a briefing at the Pentagon. A senior administration official says Secretary of State Chuck Hagel is resigning from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.   (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Members of the media arrive at the scene of a fire after the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked sometimes violent protests. (AP Photo/David Goldman) President Barack Obama leaves the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    Updated: 2014年11月27日14:04 GMT+08:00
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Report: Colombia's land restitution effort lagging
By JOSHUA GOODMAN
Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Threats of violence and flawed legislation are undercutting Colombia's efforts to return huge swaths of land illegally snatched from poor farmers....Fullstory

2014-11-27 01:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James scored 29 points and Kevin Love added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a....Fullstory

2014-11-27 12:01 PM

Cricketer Hughes remains in a critical condition
By DENNIS PASSA
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian batsman Phillip Hughes remained in critical condition in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, almost two days after being knocked out by....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

Norway's Jansrud tops World Cup downhill practice Norway's Jansrud tops World Cup downhill practice

Associated Press

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) -- Norway's Kjetil Jansrud had the fastest time Wednesday in the first World Cup downhill training run of the season. The Olympic....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Major U.S. stock indexes climbed back to record levels on Wednesday as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy. Semiconductor stocks rose after a....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:22 AM

Champions League Glance

Associated Press

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2014-11-27 06:01 AM

President: Captive Colombia general to be freed

Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says leftist rebels could free a captive general on Saturday. Santos made the announcement Wednesday during an....Fullstory

2014-11-27 03:02 AM

Syrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assad

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Syria's foreign minister has met with Vladimir Putin and says the Russian president wants to expand relations with Syria's beleaguered president and....Fullstory

2014-11-27 03:02 AM

Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story
By MARYCLAIRE DALE
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave a tabloid an exclusive about sex-assault allegations made by a Canadian woman....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

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By JOCELYN NOVECK
Associated Press

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2014-11-27 03:02 AM

BC-LT--Private Policing,ADVISORY, LT

Associated Press

Rejecting their public police forces as inept, corrupt or both, people across Latin America increasingly are turning to private security guards for protection. From Mexico....Fullstory

2014-11-27 01:22 PM

South Korea starts trial for Japanese journalist

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was....Fullstory

2014-11-27 11:22 AM

Rio wins legal battle over Olympic golf course
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because....Fullstory

2014-11-27 09:01 AM

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 25 Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail on Obama's image around the world: The Obama presidency was....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:42 AM

Juventus beats Malmo 2-0 in Champions League

Associated Press

MALMO, Sweden (AP) -- Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez scored in the second half as Juventus eliminated Malmo from the Champions League with 2-0 away....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:22 AM

Panama diplomat killed in Belize; suspect detained

Associated Press

BELIZE CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Belize say they have detained a man suspected of killing a Panamanian diplomat. Jose Rodrigo De La Rosa was charge....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:01 AM

Guam attorney general investigating election

Associated Press

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- Guam's attorney general is investigating allegations of pre-marked ballots in the general election. The Office of the Attorney General confirmed Wednesday it....Fullstory

2014-11-27 03:02 AM

US agency threatens to act against air bag maker
By TOM KRISHER
Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. safety regulators are threatening fines and legal action against Takata Corp. for failing to admit that its driver's-side air bag inflators....Fullstory

2014-11-27 03:02 AM

Singer John Mayer among 'Late Late Show' subs

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Singer John Mayer, filmmaker Judd Apatow and comic Drew Carey will be among the guest hosts that will fill in on....Fullstory

2014-11-27 06:22 AM

University in US cancels Cosby appearance

Associated Press

HENDERSON, Tennessee (AP) -- A university in Tennessee says it has canceled Bill Cosby's scheduled appearance at a benefit dinner amid allegations made by women....Fullstory

2014-11-27 03:02 AM

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