MSF denies Taliban was firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike

KABUL - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S. air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city. | Video

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Vatican sacks gay priest after highly public coming out

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican on Saturday dismissed a Polish priest from his Holy See job after he came out as gay and called for changes in Catholic teachings against homosexual activity on the eve of a major Church meeting on the family. | Video

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U.S. auto union, Ford avert strike at pickup factory

DETROIT - The United Auto Workers union and Ford Motor Co. said they have averted a strike at a factory in Kansas City, Mo. that builds the company's best-selling F-150 pickup trucks.

03 Oct 2015

Clinton gets endorsement of largest U.S. labor union

- U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has been vying with challenger Bernie Sanders for the support of organized labor, scored a win on Saturday with an endorsement from the National Education Association, a huge teachers union.

Politics, U.S. 03 Oct 2015

After VW, Germany needs EU friends to join its party

BRUSSELS - Nazi swastikas billowing under the triumphal arch that overlooks Brussels' European Union district drew the odd gasp from guests of Berlin's EU mission at an evening to celebrate 25 years since German reunification.

03 Oct 2015

Greece must stick to program to exit bailout: PM

ATHENS - Greece must implement its bailout program fast to achieve its main aim of regaining access to market financing and escaping international supervision, re-elected leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday. | Video

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New York gas blast and fire kill one, injure three

NEW YORK - A gas explosion and fire that ripped off the facade of a three-story building in New York on Saturday, killing one person and injuring three, might have been caused by a tenant moving out a stove, fire officials said. | Video