NATO to Russia: We're not buying your 'mistake'

BRUSSELS - NATO rejected Moscow's explanation that its warplanes violated Turkey's air space by mistake and said Russia was sending more ground troops to Syria.

Europe-U.S. data transfer deal used by thousands of firms is ruled invalid 2:12pm EDT

BRUSSELS - The EU's highest court struck down a deal that allows thousands of companies to easily transfer personal data from Europe to the United States, in a landmark ruling on Tuesday that follows revelations of mass U.S. government snooping.

South Carolina reels from flooding

David Carroll (R) of Waccamaw Lake Drive pulls boat carrying neighbors Rick Woodward, Miki Woodward and Matt Desjardins in Conway, South Carolina October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Randall Hill

Fourteen people have died amid historic rainfall in South Carolina, as residents grappled with the damage wrought by flooding on their homes, roads and water supply.  Full Article | Gallery 

Laborers work at a shoe factory in Hanoi November 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Kham

Historic trade deal faces skeptics in Congress

ATLANTA - It took five years to forge the Trans Pacific Partnership, which liberalizes commerce in 40 percent of the world's economy. How long will it take for Congress to approve it?  Full Article 

Members of the Students for a Free Tibet organisation display a banner on scaffolding in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva October 22, 2013. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Silencing critics at U.N. rights forum

GENEVA - Beijing is blunting scrutiny of its actions at the venue that’s supposed to protect victims of state repression: the UN Human Rights Council.  Full Article | Escape from Gansu 

Mexican comics, one of them dressed as U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C), poke fun at the candidate during a show entitled "Sons of Trump" at the Aldana theater in Mexico City, Mexico October 3, 2015. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Son of a Trump: an insult-laden Mexican play

MEXICO CITY - Wearing outlandish blond wigs, a group of comedians in Mexico lambasts Donald Trump as a dangerous buffoon in a play that hits back over his anti-Mexican comments.  Full Article 

Takaaki Kajita, director of the University of Tokyo's Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, gestures during a news conference in Tokyo October 6, 2015. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Neutrinos are this small -- and they have mass

STOCKHOLM/LONDON - A Japanese and a Canadian scientist won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering that elusive subatomic particles called neutrinos have mass, opening a new window onto the fundamental nature of the universe.  Full Article 

Son of a Trump: Mexican comedians hit back in insult-laden show

Mexico's most popular comedians are lambasting U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a new play. Nathan Frandino reports.

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