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 2018-08-20 17:42 

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Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 5 dead...

MILAN (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency says at least five people have been killed when a rain-swollen river flooded a gorge in the southern region of Calabria....

 2018-08-20 16:19 

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Uganda police battle protesters seeking release of pop star...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police fired bullets and tear gas Monday to disperse a crowd of protesters demanding the release of a jailed pop star who is a prominent critic of President Yoweri Mu......

 2018-08-20 14:28 

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Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths...

BERLIN (AP) — The World Health Organization says the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018 and at least 37 people have died....

 2018-08-20 14:09 

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Poland bans Ukraine activist from Europe, raising questions...
 2018-08-20 13:02 

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Conoco says Venezuela will pay $2 billion arbitration award...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela*s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old......

 2018-08-20 12:47 

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Russia: West is obstructing aid to Syria, return of refugees...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia lashed out at Western countries on Monday, accusing them of blocking U.N. aid for Syria's reconstruction and trying to prevent the return of refugees....

 2018-08-20 12:11 

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Report: British cruise ship fall survivor sang to stay awake...

PULA, Croatia (AP) — The rescuers of a British woman who fell from a cruise ship and spent 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night say it's a miracle that she's alive....

 2018-08-20 11:51 

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Russian military braces for massive war games in the east...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military forces in the country's east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and Mongolia, the largest show of power in nearly 40 ye......

 2018-08-20 11:10 

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The Latest: Security increased at police stations in Spain...

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack in Barcelona (all times local):1:05 p.m.Authorities in Spain have stepped up security at regional police stations after police in Barcelona opened a l......

 2018-08-20 10:37 

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Pope on sex abuse: "We showed no care for the little ones"...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has issued a letter to Catholics around the world condemning the "crime" of priestly sexual abuse and cover-up and demanding accountability, in response to new reve......

 2018-08-20 10:32 

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Cliff house: Unique Swiss restaurant looks for new tenants...

BERLIN (AP) — One of Switzerland's most picturesque restaurants will soon be looking for a new operator....

 2018-08-20 10:20 

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South Africa man denied appeal on ax murder convictions...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man found guilty of murdering three of his immediate family members was denied the opportunity to appeal his conviction and life sentences on Monday....

 2018-08-20 09:51 

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Firefighters checking source of creaking noises from bridge...

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapse......

 2018-08-20 07:56 

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AP Explains: The history of Korean family reunions...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For the first time in three years, elderly North and South Korean relatives separated during the chaos of the 1950-53 Korean War gathered Monday at the North's scenic Diam......

 2018-08-20 06:44 

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Police in Barcelona shoot knife attacker...

MADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city....

 2018-08-20 06:32 

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As US pushes Tehran, Iran recalls American-backed 1953 coup...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — To understand how Iran views the United States after President Donald Trump pulled America out of the nuclear deal with world powers, one needs to look first at the past....

 2018-08-20 06:03 

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Indian navy opens airport to commercial planes amid floods...

ALAPPUZHA, India (AP) — Indian officials say a military airport has opened to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and fly out residents....

 2018-08-20 05:38 

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Escort says oligarch now has tapes on Russia interference...

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — An escort service worker from Belarus who claimed to have information linking Russian interference to the election of President Donald Trump says she no longer has the evid......

 2018-08-20 05:35 

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Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say shots were fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in the capital, Ankara....

 2018-08-20 05:28 

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Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in an ambush in the country's north....

 2018-08-20 05:04 

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Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 13...

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — Multiple strong earthquakes killed at least a dozen people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this......

 2018-08-20 04:24 

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Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacle...

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslim pilgrims have gathered in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the annual hajj....

 2018-08-20 04:00 

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Despite deadly explosions, Mexican fireworks capital endures...

TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Luis Enrique Urban Gomez was tidying up at his family's fireworks storage shed like any other day when an explosion ripped through the warehouse next door, killing its owner......

 2018-08-20 01:39 

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%headline(Tourists go off beaten path on North Korea's sacred volcano...

MOUNT PAEKTU, North Korea (AP) — Foreign tourists looking to go off the beaten path in North Korea can now camp out on the country's biggest volcano....

 2018-08-20 01:09 

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100s of S. Koreans to enter North to reunite with loved ones...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A group of elderly South Koreans has traveled to the border with North Korea ahead of family reunions with relatives in the North they've been separated from since the Kor......

 2018-08-19 19:26 

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Pakistan's PM pledges austerity, end corruption, terrorism...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday said Sunday that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end......

 2018-08-19 18:46 

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Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion...

ROME (AP) — The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effect......

 2018-08-19 18:46 

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Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran...

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has met with Israel's prime minister in Jerusalem to discuss Iran....

 2018-08-19 18:09 

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Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary elections following a manual ballot recount ordered by the outgoing chamber following charges of irregula......

 2018-08-19 16:00 

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2 monks referred to trial over abbot's killing in Egypt...

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state-run news agency says prosecutors have referred two monks to trial on charges of killing an abbot in a monastery north of Cairo last month....

 2018-08-19 15:34 

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The Latest: Another strong quake jolts Indonesia's Lombok...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes that have struck Indonesia's Lombok island (all times local):10:25 p.m.Another strong earthquake has struck near the Indonesian tourist islan......

 2018-08-19 15:31 

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Irish archbishop urges pope to speak frankly about abuse...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The archbishop of Dublin says he hopes Pope Francis will speak frankly about the "darkness" of priestly sex abuse during his upcoming visit to Ireland, which has been clouded by......

 2018-08-19 14:56 

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Sentence doubled for Israeli policeman who shot Palestinian...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has doubled the sentence of a former border policeman who was convicted in the death of a stone-throwing Palestinian teenager in 2014....

 2018-08-19 14:49 

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Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire with Taliban...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday....

 2018-08-19 14:44 

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Italy threatens to return migrants to Libya in new standoff...

ROME (AP) — Italy's firebrand interior minister threatened Sunday to return to Libya 177 migrants who have been aboard an Italian coast guard ship for days following another standoff with Malta....

 2018-08-19 13:56 

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UK woman rescued after falling from cruise ship in Croatia...

PULA, Croatia (AP) — Croatia's coast guard says a British woman has been saved after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night after she fell from a cruise ship....

 2018-08-19 11:16 

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Palestinians sort through 8 years of mail held by Israel...

JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years' worth of undelivered mail held by Israel....

 2018-08-19 10:34 

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Israeli questioning of US Jews at border expose deeper rift...
 2018-08-19 08:09 

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Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland....

 2018-08-19 07:42 

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AP Interview: Photographer documented 1968 Soviet invasion...

PRAGUE (AP) — It's been 50 years, but powerful images of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia taken by photographer Josef Koudelka still resonate among Czechs and elsewhere in the world — they......

 2018-08-19 07:16 

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Trains bring drinking water to flooded southern Indian state...

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Indian authorities are bringing drinking water by train to the flooded southern state of Kerala, where over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst floo......

 2018-08-19 06:22 

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German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man...

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more informat......

 2018-08-19 05:41 

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Strong earthquake jolts Indonesian island of Lombok...
 2018-08-19 05:19 

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Q&A: The hajj pilgrimage and its significance in Islam...

Over 2 million Muslims from around the world are beginning the five-day hajj pilgrimage on Sunday. They will circle Islam's most sacred site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecc......

 2018-08-19 04:17 

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Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage...

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia....

 2018-08-19 02:44 

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'Dream or reality?' Koreans to meet after decades apart...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched, bewildered, as his 19-year-old brother left their home in Seoul......

 2018-08-18 21:56 

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Annan's legacy of fighting for equality and rights lives on...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed to combating poverty and fighting for human rights. And until his death Saturday, he was speaking out about the turbulent......

 2018-08-18 20:45 

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Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder...

LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder....

 2018-08-18 18:36 

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Global reactions to death of former UN chief Kofi Annan...

GENEVA (AP) — Reactions to the death of Kofi Annan, the first black African to become U.N. secretary-general and a Nobel Peace Prize winner who died early Saturday at age 80 after a short illness:...

 2018-08-18 16:33 

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British, Ukrainian paragliders are killed in Macedonia...

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian authorities say two paragliders have died in central Macedonia when their parachutes collided in the air....

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