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Obama, Chinese president try to show cooperation amid tensions

Reaching new common ground on trade and taking an intimate palace stroll, President<p>Obamaand his Chinese counterpart put a sunny gloss on U.S.-Chinese relations Tuesday and tried to downplay months of strains over cyber-espionage, political protests and territorial disputes.<p>Obama and Chinese …

Boy killed, 5 men hurt in separate shootings

A 15-year-old boy who was slain Friday night on the Far South Side has been identified, officials said.<p>In addition to the boy, who was identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Deon Gilbert, five other people were wounded during separate shootings throughout the city.<p>An autopsy …

Corruption

Survivors Remember Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

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Typhoons

At Least 1 Million to Celebrate 25 Years Since Berlin Wall Fell

Hannibal Hanschke—Reuters<p>Sean Gallup—Getty Images<p>Robert Michael—AFP/Getty Images<p>Carsten Koall—Getty Images<p>Fabrizio Bensch—Reuters<p>Sean Gallup—Getty …

Germany

US Navy Seal: 'I don't care if people believe me'

Rob O'Neill, the former US Navy Seal who claims he shot dead Osama bin Laden, has comforted 9/11 relatives with details of how the al-Qaeda terror chief died<p>Osama bin Laden died afraid, the US Navy Seal who claims to be the man that shot him dead has been telling the families of 9/11 victims to …

At Berlin Wall ceremony, Gorbachev warns of Cold War | DW | 08.11.2014

On Saturday, Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, criticized Western countries for their policies since the fall of the Berlin …

Germany

Judge rejects changes to detainee's force-feeding

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has turned down a request from a Guantanamo Bay hunger striker to alter the way he is force-fed, including the daily practice of inserting and removing his feeding tube.<p>U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler on Friday ruled against Syrian prisoner Abu Wa'el Dhiab, …

Powerful storm blasts Alaska islands, then weakens

A storm fueled by the remnants of a powerful typhoon was losing power Saturday after blasting remote, mostly uninhabited islands that are part of Alaska's Aleutian Islands chain with hurricane-force winds.<p>The storm was forecast to move slowly eastward, then help generate a high-pressure system that …