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US soldier killed in battle with IS in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic State militants in...Read more

Young leaders of massive 2014 Hong Kong protests get prison

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HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court sent young activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders to prison Thursday for their roles in...Read more

The Latest: South Africa 'red alert' on Zimbabwe first lady

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on the assault allegation against Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe (all times local):...Read more


Baby dolphin dies after being crowded around on Spain beach

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MADRID (AP) — A Spanish environmental group has called on beachgoers to refrain from crowding around, touching or taking photos of...Read more

ICC orders Mali extremist to pay $3.2 million in reparations

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The International Criminal court ruled Thursday that a Muslim radical found guilty of destroying World Heritage...Read more

Israel to release tycoon, adviser arrested for corruption

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a prominent billionaire businessman and a political consultant arrested this week on an array of...Read more

Vietnam criticizes US religious freedom report

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has criticized the U.S. State Department's annual international religious freedom report, describing it...Read more

Burials continue after deadly Sierra Leone mudslides

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Burials continued Thursday for the hundreds of victims of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital as...Read more

Education activist Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

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LONDON (AP) — Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman at age 15 for speaking out for the right to an...Read more


Pakistan begins drive to register Afghans who fled war

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan has launched a registration drive to document the estimated 1 million Afghan nationals who have been...Read more

Austrian police: Sleeping toddler left in car, dies in heat

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VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police say a toddler has been found dead after being left in a car for several hours in during high temperatures...Read more