Poland's ruling party wins most seats in regional elections
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's ruling Civic Platform (PO) party has secured the highest number of provincial assembly seats in last week's vote, the state election commission said, a surprising result seen as likely to further aggravate tensions over the already contentious vote.

Concerns over alleged Bahrain torture
The State Department voiced concern Friday about the case of an American citizen in prison in Bahrain, whom a United Nations report alleges was tortured.

Dad leaves 'life of luxury' to fight
Qassim Shesho stands on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, overlooking a vast mountain range that rises from the desert. The calm is deceptive.

Flooding concerns grow as northeast snow melts
The record levels of snowfall in Buffalo, New York will present another challenge for residents there. Rain and rising temperatures will cause some of the seven feet of snow to melt, which is expected to create record flooding. Jericka Duncan reports from Buffalo.

Lawyer: Bill Cosby unfairly vilified
A lawyer for Bill Cosby called the increasing number of claims of sexual assault against the legendary comedian "ridiculous" and said the media should stop airing "unsubstantiated, fantastical stories."

2 in Missouri Charged With Lying on Forms to Buy Guns Ahead of Grand Jury Decision
Federal authorities in Missouri arrested two men who they believed tried acquiring ready-made explosives ahead of the grand jury decision in Michael Brown case.

The Best Cities to Fall in Love This Fall
Culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.

Journalists who risk their lives
Joseph Mathenge hadn't planned to be at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2013, when gunmen -- now associated with Islamist terror group Al Shabaab -- infiltrated the shopping center and started shooting en masse in a blitz that resulted in 67 deaths.














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