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  • Submarine hunt exposes Swedish readiness gap

    The Swedish corvette HMS Visby navigates on Mysingen Bay, as the search for a suspected foreign vessel enters it's fifth day in the Stockholm archipelago, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The Swedish military said Sunday it had made three credible sightings of foreign undersea activity in its waters during the past few days amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion in the area. (AP Photo/TT News Agency, Fredrik Sandberg) SWEDEN OUTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — The search for a foreign underwater craft in waters off Stockholm has brought back memories of Sweden's submarine hunts during the Cold War — and exposed a key difference.


  • Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

    A car is overturned in the ditch in a cordoned off area in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec on Monday Oct. 20, 2014. One of two soldiers hit by a car died of his injuries early Tuesday, according to Quebec provincial police. Provincial police say the man sped off in his car after hitting the two soldiers in the parking lot of a shopping mall, starting a chase that ended with the man losing control and his car rolling over several times. The driver died from police gunfire. The second soldier's injuries are described as less serious. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,Pascal Marchand)SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — A man who killed one member of the Canadian military and injured another with his car before being shot dead by police was inspired by terrorist ideology, officials said Tuesday.


  • Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, file photo, boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears before the Nevada Athletic Commission in Las Vegas. Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing championship boxer Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight to the death. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.


  • Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests shows

    FILE - This is an undated file image released on Wednesday Oct. 8, 2014 by animal rights organization PACMA, of Teresa Romero, the nursing assistant who is infected with Ebola in Madrid, with her dog named Excalibur. Doctors say a second and conclusive test shows a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is completely clear of the virus. Jose Ramon Arribas of the Carlos III hospital said Tuesday the blood test showed Teresa Romero's immune system had eliminated the virus. Romero, 44, battled for her life after she tested positive Oct. 6 and was admitted to the Madrid hospital. (AP Photo / PACMA, File)MADRID (AP) — Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is completely clear of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a positive outcome in her 15-day battle to survive.


  • Jury to decide if Tsarnaev friend was liar or high

    FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Robel Phillipos, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arrives at federal court to attend his trial in Boston. Closing arguments are being held in the case Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Phillipos is charged with lying to the FBI about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed a backpack containing fireworks and other potential evidence several days after the April 15, 2013 attack. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)BOSTON (AP) — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a string of lies to investigators, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday, but a defense lawyer said the defendant was a frightened 19-year-old who couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana for at least 12 hours straight.