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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls delivers his speech at the National Assembly in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. France's prime minister faces a confidence vote in a parliament increasingly frustrated with unpopular President Francois Hollande's handling of the economy, including dissidents within his Socialist Party. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
French prime minister wins confidence voteFrench prime minister wins confidence vote, allows him to try to cure stagnant economy
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Convict Frank Van Den Bleeken appears in court in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2013. Van Den Bleeken convicted of murder and rape who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychiatric condition was incurable, an official and a lawyer said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Herman Ricour) BELGIUM OUT NETHERLANDS OUT
Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasiaJailed rapist and murderer deemed incurable gets approval to be euthanized in Belgium
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A Yes sign is displayed on a fisherman's shack in St Abbs, Scotland, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The two sides in Scotland's independence debate are scrambling to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separation. Anti-independence campaigners are pushing home their message that a "No" vote doesn't mean the status quo. The three main British political parties are promising Scotland greater powers, including tax-raising authority, if it remains part of the United Kingdom. The Yes campaign says the promises are vague and reveal the No side's desperation, with polls suggesting the outcome will be close. Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said "the only way to guarantee the real powers we need in Scotland is to vote Yes." (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Sides in Scottish referendum make final pushWith 48 hours to go, sides scramble to convert swing voters in Scottish independence vote
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Birds fly above wooden scaffolding covering the Djoser Pyramid in Saqqara, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The restoration of the 4,600-year old pyramid has prompted controversy between the Ministry of Antiquities, activists and archaeologists. (AP Photo/Samuel McNeil)
Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on trackEgypt rejects accusations of mismanagement in restoration of oldest pyramid
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Tracing the rise of Ebola in West AfricaTimeline tracks creeping spread of Ebola, with officials being at times alarmed or confident
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Bruce Aylward, left, Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization, WHO, is sitting next to British Valerie Amos, right, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, as he holds a report on Ebola virus during a press conference about of the response on global aid pledged to fight the Ebola outbreak in west Africa, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop EbolaUN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, Iraqi lawmakers attend a session to approve the new government in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq's parliament rejected defense and interior nominees on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, leaving the crucial ministerial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic extremists who have seized a third of the country. The two powerful security portfolios have long been a source of tension among Iraq's feuding political factions, and the failure to agree on the nominees marked the latest in a series of delays in forming a unified government that can confront the Islamic State extremist group. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)
Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nomineesIraqi lawmakers reject prime minister's picks to lead defense and interior ministries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Palestinians laborers work at a construction site in the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Israel's settler population in the West Bank increased by 2 percent in the first half of the year, an advocacy group announced Tuesday, signaling robust growth in the settlements even while Israel was conducting peace talks with the Palestinians. The new figures drew criticism from the Palestinians, who seek the West Bank as part of a future state. The Palestinians and most of the international community consider Israeli construction there to be illegal or illegitimate. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
West Bank settler group boasts rapid growthAP Exclusive: West Bank settler group boasts robust population growth
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, center, and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, second left, walk surrounded by the security after a meeting in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of ethnically divided Cyprus on Tuesday, Sept.16, 2014. Turkey’s new prime minister strongly rejected Western media reports that many of his fellow countrymen are swelling the ranks of the Islamic State group. Davutoglu says there’s many more Europeans signing up with the extremist group than there are Turks. Cyprus was divided in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece. A Turkish Cypriot Declaration of Independence is recognized only by Turkey which maintains 35,000 troops there. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Legislator: 53 Turkish families joined ISOpposition legislator: at least 53 Turkish families joined IS in past week
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possibleDempsey: If military air campaign against extremists fails, use of US ground forces possible
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Friday June 17, 2011 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II waves as she arrives by carriage on the fourth day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting at Ascot, England. Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish estate at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence _ and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. Should the Yes campaign succeed on Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, the signs are that the queen would remain the head of state of an independent Scotland _ much in the same way she is the monarch of 15 countries from Jamaica to Canada to the Solomon Islands, regions known as “Commonwealth Realms.” (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Next title: Elizabeth, Queen of Scots?Elizabeth, Queen of Scots? Scottish independence vote brings questions for monarchy's future
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