Greece probes blog post calling for gov’t change

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An Athens prosecutor ordered an investigation Thursday into a blog post on a military reservists’ website demanding the resignation of the government and president and the appointment of an interim government under the guarantee…

Sweden honors anti-war campaigns, human rights

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American anti-chemical weapons advocate, a Palestinian human rights campaigner, a Congolese surgeon who helps wartime rape victims and a Swiss pioneer of pest control for sustainable agriculture have been named winners of this year’s…

Suspected US drug smuggler arrested in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand arrested an American man and five other suspects wanted by the U.S. for allegedly running an international drug trafficking network that spanned Asia and the United States, authorities said Thursday. Joseph Manuel…

NC–Daybook

The Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Sept. 26 The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You sho……

Nissan recalls 908,900 vehicles for sensor problem

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. recalled 908,900 vehicles around the world Thursday for defective accelerator sensors that could cause the engine to stall. The recall affects the Serena minivan, Infiniti M luxury model, X-trail sport utility vehicle…

Obama mocks GOP for ‘crazy’ Obamacare predictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is promoting the benefits of his health care law before new insurance exchanges open for business next week. The White House says Obama will explain Thursday how Americans can comparison shop for…

Sudanese army deploys after deadly Khartoum riots

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese authorities have deployed troops around vital installations and gas stations in Khartoum following days of rioting over gas price hikes that left at least 30 dead. The army also reinforced positions Thursday around…

EU court: Rail firms must compensate for delays

BRUSSELS (AP) — European railway operators must pay passengers compensation for delays even if the cause is beyond the company’s control, the bloc’s top court ruled Thursday in a decision poised to benefit millions. The European Court of…

Christie’s Shanghai auction offers Picasso, Warhol

SHANGHAI (AP) — Christie’s drew the elite of China closer into its orbit with an auction Thursday of works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and others in Shanghai, the first time any foreign auction house has held such…

Second al-Qaida commander dies in Syria infighting

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A mortar shell has slammed into the Iraqi embassy in central Damascus in an attack that Iraqi state TV says killed one person and wounded five. The Iraqiya TV says three Iraqi women were…

Attackers kill pastor, torch church in Nigeria

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — Police say suspected Islamic militants armed with automatic rifles and explosives killed a pastor and his son and torched a church in northeast Nigeria before dawn Thursday. Corporal Musa Ibrahim said the attackers also…

Bomb attacks at markets in, near Baghdad kill 21

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombs ripped through outdoor markets in and near Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens, the latest in a deadly wave that has hit Iraq in recent months, officials said. Three…