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BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats have approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies.The Geneva-based U.N. agency has come under criticism for reacting too slowly to crises in recent year ...more

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's national electoral commission has updated the country's electoral list ahead of local and provincial elections later this year, the commission said.Nearly 200,000 voters who had been omitted from 2011 elections wer ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted 17 people of charges related to a street protest earlier this year, judicial sources said, a rare decision since Egypt introduced a strict protest law in late 2013. The demonstration ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic p ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people from Myanmar and Bangladesh to flee by sea, leaving man ...more

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BROOKFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge that's believed to be the only one of its kind in the country has been rebuilt and is reopening this weekend.Saturday's reopening festivities include a high school marchi ...more

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SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) — The United Nations envoy on Libya says that Islamic State extremists can "become a very serious threat" in the country within months if rival governments fail to reach a unity deal.Bernadino Leon told a regional co ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage will learn his fate Saturday.A judge said he reached a verdict in the bench trial of Officer Micha ...more

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By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government declined to comment on a report that U.S. intelligence agencies were reviewing their cooperation with German counterparts and had dropped joint projects due to concerns secret inform ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and transit aid, they were following a well-worn path. ...more