Ethiopia magazine halts publication over emergency rule curbsBy Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - An Ethiopian English-language magazine which has been critical of the government has ceased publishing its print edition saying restrictions imposed when emergency rule was declared early this month made it "impossible" to continue. The Horn of Africa country introduced a state of emergency on Oct. 9 after a wave of protests over land grabs and political rights, which resulted in violent clashes and attacks on both local and foreign businesses.
Senate Democrats aim to block LGBT measure from defense billWASHINGTON (AP) ? Senate Democrats are intent on scuttling a House-passed provision that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation.
US official: Russia might shoot down US aircraft in SyriaWASHINGTON (AP) ? National Intelligence director James Clapper says he wouldn't put it past Russia to "to shoot down an American aircraft" if a no-fly zone is imposed over Syria.
Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football gameDENVER (AP) ? Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night.
Libyan interference in rescue may have caused 30 migrant deaths: German group
By Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - A German-based humanitarian group said on Tuesday up to 30 African migrants may have died because of what it called "aggressive" Libyan interference in a rescue operation outside Libyan territorial waters. The Sea-Watch group released new photographs of Friday's incident, including one showing a Libyan coast guard vessel pulled up next to the migrant boat and another of a crew member in military uniform aboard the rubber dinghy. Spokesman Ruben Neugebauer said Sea-Watch crew members observed at least one Libyan coast guard member kicking and hitting migrants with an undefined object, possibly a stick or cable, and spurring some migrants to panic and jump overboard.
Hispanic woman claims co-workers used Trump images to harass
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) ? A Hispanic woman says her white co-workers at an Iowa claims office used images of Donald Trump to racially harass her for months after they learned she was angered by his description of Mexican immigrants as rapists, according to a civil rights lawsuit she filed against her company.
Brazil's 'eternal captain' Carlos Alberto dies at 72
Carlos Alberto, captain of the Brazilian 1970 World Cup-winning side considered one of the greatest teams of all time, died on Tuesday aged 72. The right-back starred alongside Pele, Tostao, Jairzinho and Rivelino in the legendary Brazil team that beat Italy 4-1 in the 1970 final. Carlos Alberto died of a heart attack in Rio de Janeiro, according to Sportv, for whom he worked as a pundit.
Old faces depart, fresh new look awaits Big 12 hoops season
Girls & autism: It can be subtle, or absent for some at risk
CHICAGO (AP) ? Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges. The developmental disorder is at least four times more common in boys, but scientists taking a closer look are finding some gender-based surprises: Many girls with autism have social skills that can mask the condition. And some girls are born without autism despite the same genetic mutations seen in boys with the condition.
AT&T says new streaming service will cost $35 a monthNEW YORK (AP) ? AT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month.