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Obama heads to G-20 with new urgency following Paris attacks

November 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders. more »»

Diplomats set plan for political change in Syria

November 15, 2015 VIENNA — Invoking the need for joint action after the attacks in Paris, foreign ministers of nearly 20 nations agreed Saturday to an ambitious yet incomplete plan for bringing peace to Syria and... more »»

IOC’s Bach confident Russia will reform in time for Olympics

November 15, 2015 MOSCOW — Russia could be back on the path to reinstatement for next year’s Olympic track and field competition after reaching an agreement with the IOC on anti-doping reforms. more »»

Jewish group protests appointment of Polish defense minister

November 15, 2015 WARSAW, Poland — The Anti-Defamation League, a New York-based Jewish rights group, has called on Poland’s new prime minister to reconsider the appointment of the country’s new defense minister unles... more »»

Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe

November 15, 2015 BERLIN — The news that one of the assailants in the Paris attacks may have crossed into Europe with refugees fleeing Syria is raising the fierce debate over Europe’s immigration policy to a new pitch. more »»

Turkey: Soldiers kill 4 suspected militants day before G-20

November 15, 2015 ISTANBUL — Turkish soldiers killed four suspected Islamic State militants Saturday and authorities detained 11 demonstrators a day before leaders of the G-20 group of economic powerhouses meet for a... more »»

Police arrest Suriname president’s foster son in robbery

November 15, 2015 PARAMARIBO, Suriname — A foster son of President Desi Bouterse has been arrested for his alleged ties to a gang involved in a botched armed robbery that resulted in two people being killed and five... more »»

Philippine leader Aquino’s corruption fight marks modest progress

November 15, 2015 MANILA, Philippines — The anti-corruption campaign of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has led to the arrest of a string of top officials, including three senators, a former national police... more »»

Taliban faction say senior militant wounded but alive

November 15, 2015 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A spokesman for a breakaway Taliban faction on Saturday denied reports that a senior figure in the group was killed battling rival insurgents. more »»

120 dead in Paris attacks

November 14, 2015 PARIS — A series of attacks targeting young concert-goers, soccer fans and Parisians enjoying a Friday night out at popular nightspots killed at least 120 people in the deadliest violence to strike... more »»

Marshalltown boy honored as ‘Kid Captain’ at U of Iowa game

November 14, 2015 A Marshalltown boy is heading to his first college football game Saturday. It will also be the first time he has been part of the proceedings. Drake Fricke, 8 — well actually, “8 1/2... more »»

Jean Seberg celebrated at two day event

November 14, 2015 On what would have been Jean Seberg’s 77th birthday, a crowd of her fans, admirers and the curious assembled for an event in her honor Friday evening at the Orpheum Theater. more »»

CAPS: Children deserve a carefree childhood

November 14, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

15 Minutes

November 14, 2015 CHANDA BOVENMYER Resides: Rural Gladbrook Hometown: Marshalltown FAMILY LIFE Family: We live on a farm in rural Gladbrook and my husband of 20 years, Kevin Bovenmyer, is a farmer in the Green... more »»

Military: US ‘reasonably certain’ Jihadi John is dead

November 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — The U.S. more »»

Iowa supporters unfazed by Trump’s outburst

November 14, 2015 AMES — Iowa supporters’ response to Donald Trump’s 95-minute eruption? An “ugh” and a shrug. more »»

Justices agree to hear first abortion case since 2007

November 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is giving an election-year hearing to a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics in the court’s first abortion case in eight years. more »»



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