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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader says his government won't let the public nominate candidates to succeed him, as thousands of protesters demand, but there's room to discuss how to form a key committee that would pick candidates.<p ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. PISTORIUS SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISONThe double-amputee Olympian is handed down the sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva ...more

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BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — The squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found last month is to be torn down.The Board of Health in the city of Blackstone ordered the demolition, which was scheduled to be ...more

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb.<p ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.Pritzker, who is leading the Commerce Department's first trade mission to Japan in two ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian election candidate allied to the prime minister was shot at and came under a grenade attack as he left his home late on Monday, and only survived because he was wearing body armor, his party said. Volodymyr Boryse ...more

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LONDON (Reuters) - A senior Conservative lawmaker on Tuesday said Prime Minister David Cameron should ignore those "daft" enough to propose anti-immigration proposals that could hurt the British economy and pave the way for an exit from the European Un ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government said Tuesday that a general election planned for late 2015 would be held on schedule, countering rumors that the vote could be postponed.Tin Aye, chairman of the Myanmar Union Election Commission, made ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — An anti-government TV news channel in Pakistan was taken off air for 15 days after a high court ruled that the broadcaster was "maligning" the country's judiciary, the country's media regulation authority said.The closure is app ...more