Saudi Arabia may still fight back against 9/11 lawsuit bill
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the kingdom for the attacks.
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Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks
Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur. More than 30 such attacks are believed to have been carried out on several villages as part of a massive military campaign against rebels in Darfur's Jebel Marra between January and September, Amnesty said in a report. The group said its investigation "has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur over the past eight months".
Advantage Rosberg as F1 title fight resumes at stormy Sepang
SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) ? Rainy weather may be the only thing that can stop Mercedes from clinching a third straight Formula One constructors' title at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, as new championship leader Nico Rosberg seeks to capitalize on his current edge over teammate Lewis Hamilton.
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Germany's Commerzbank to cut 7,300 jobs in restructuringBERLIN (AP) ? German lender Commerzbank says it expects to cut a net 7,300 full time jobs as part of a restructuring to concentrate on its core businesses.
75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UNLAGOS, 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.
Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir
ISLAMABAD (AP) ? Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors.
As airport decision looms, Heathrow says it can add more flights
Heathrow Airport said on Thursday it could use new technology to add 5 percent more flights, as it tries to gain support ahead of a long-awaited government decision on where to increase London's airport capacity. After a decade of reviews, U-turns and environmental protests, the government is expected to rule in mid-October on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport which is almost full, or its smaller London rival Gatwick. In the past, concerns about air and noise pollution and local opposition have made expansion at front-runner Heathrow difficult to deliver politically.
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