<![CDATA[Nation & World News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST Nation & World 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Scientists emerge after a year of life ‘on Mars’ http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98516727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:28:05 CDT

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Brussels prosecutors say no bomb outside crime institute http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98536202.html#storylink=rss Reports of a bomb outside Belgium's criminal institute early Monday are probably false, the Brussels prosecutor's office said, adding that the incident is much more likely an arson attack on a crime lab.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:02:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98536202.html
False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport causes panic http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98533862.html#storylink=rss Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:52:01 CDT By ANDREW DALTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98533862.html
Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accord http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531222.html#storylink=rss A permanent cease-fire is taking effect in Colombia on Monday, the latest step in bringing an end to 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country's biggest rebel group.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:22:01 CDT By JOSHUA GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531222.html
Australian freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531122.html#storylink=rss Australia's foreign minister says an Australian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan in April has been released and is safe and well.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:06:52 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531122.html
Budget maneuvers are basis of trial of Brazil's president http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531372.html#storylink=rss Here is a look at the allegations against suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in her Senate impeachment trial and how they compare to previous administrations:

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:11:29 CDT By MAURICIO SAVARESE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98531372.html
Politicos spar over ethics surrounding Clinton Foundation http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98469162.html#storylink=rss Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state by talking with people outside the government who had contributed to her family's philanthropy foundation.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 16:32:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98469162.html
Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer-songwriter, has died http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98488817.html#storylink=rss Juan Gabriel, a superstar Mexican songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, died Sunday at his home in California at age 66, his publicist said.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:17:00 CDT By BERENICE BAUTISTA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98488817.html
Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98435767.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:37:01 CDT By CATHERINE LUCEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98435767.html
Turkey-backed rebels expel Kurdish forces from Syrian towns http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98433057.html#storylink=rss Rebels backed by Turkey made major gains Sunday in northern Syria, expelling Kurdish-led forces from towns and villages as part of a determined campaign by Ankara to push the militants east of the Euphrates River.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:02:01 CDT By SARAH EL DEEB ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98433057.html
Maine state senator: Censure may be in order for governor http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98522122.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:15:43 CDT

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FARC sets permanent cease-fire under Colombia peace deal http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98478322.html#storylink=rss The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world's longest-running conflicts.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:32:00 CDT By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98478322.html
Lifelong friends learn they were switched at birth http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98511882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:48:19 CDT

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How spending too little on roads has cost hundreds of lives in one state http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98501702.html#storylink=rss Grayson Lee was 19 when she died on a S.C. road in 2014, one of more than 4,500 people killed on the state’s roads since 2011. Hundreds of those deaths, including possibly Grayson’s, could have been prevented if the state spent more to make its roads and bridges safer. State officials say they know how to make roads safer. But, they add, they don’t have the money.

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Is that car crash real? No way, feds say, and arrest 3 in medical fraud http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98469992.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 15:18:21 CDT

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Since moving his houseboat, he’s dealt with drones and poop; now it has sunk http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98496402.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:57:35 CDT

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Co-worker said he felt threatened by deputy’s behavior after rancher was killed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98450642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:30:02 CDT

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Put up your fists and fight, man allegedly told toddler before beating him to death http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98456487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:54:35 CDT

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2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade's cousin http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98444207.html#storylink=rss Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday.

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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:27:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98444207.html
Here’s why flipping off a group of cyclists is an awfully bad idea http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/article98382852.html#storylink=rss The photograph makes The Woman in the Silver Mercedes look like a lunatic: wide-eyed, grinning with mouth agape, hands raised with palms facing outward, both middle fingers extended toward a group of angry cyclists. And it’s a photo that, without a doubt, she’s now sorry she ever posed for.

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49ers’ Kaepernick explains sitting out anthem in players-only meeting http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98525767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:47:02 CDT

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3 Canadians charged in Sydney in $23 million cocaine case http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98538262.html#storylink=rss Three Canadian cruise ship passengers have been charged with drug smuggling after Sydney police allegedly found 95 kilograms (209 pounds) of cocaine in their cabin luggage.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:56:14 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98538262.html
Watchdog calls out India for failing to protect journalists http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98536207.html#storylink=rss India is failing to help and protect journalists who are facing violent threats or attacks for their work, an international watchdog agency said Monday, noting a pattern of resistance in investigating crimes targeting reporters.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:52:01 CDT By ASHOK SHARMA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98536207.html
Philippine president says no genocide in his bloody drug war http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98537327.html#storylink=rss Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not amount to genocide, but that he's ready to go to jail to defend his men from lawsuits.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:42:00 CDT By JIM GOMEZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98537327.html
Gabby Douglas hospitalized, misses MTV Video Music Awards http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98526257.html#storylink=rss Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Police probe Cornell brawl that left Ithaca student dead http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98533867.html#storylink=rss Police in New York are investigating a brawl on the campus of Cornell University that left an Ithaca College student dead and another Ithaca student injured.

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Kim Dotcom wants to livestream legal fight against the US http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98534432.html#storylink=rss Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to livestream his legal battle against the United States on YouTube.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:52:03 CDT By NICK PERRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98534432.html
Kerry arrives for Bangladesh talks amid terrorism concerns http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98536442.html#storylink=rss U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's is in Bangladesh amid increasing concerns about terrorism in the South Asian nation.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:41:22 CDT By MATTHEW LEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98536442.html
Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98441492.html#storylink=rss Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:37:00 CDT By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98441492.html
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98535567.html#storylink=rss At least four people were killed and more than 170 pagodas were damaged in the ancient city of Bagan in Myanmar after a magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck the area last week. Bagan is one of Myanmar's top tourist attractions, drawing visitors who can view a panorama of temples stretching to the horizon flanked by the Irrawaddy River. The city has more than 2,200 structures constructed in the 10th to 14th centuries, including pagodas and temples. Many are in disrepair, while others have been restored in recent years, aided by the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO.

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