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BAMAKO (Reuters) - Two Malian soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush on their convoy near the central town of Nampala on Saturday, military sources said. Armed men placed explosives on a road in a region near the Mauritanian borde ...more

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt continued Sunday following the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer who was killed the previous night during a traffic stop, Tennessee police officials said.Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said durin ...more

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ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg have briefly detained several gay activists, who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.Police on Sunday rounded up Yuri Gavrikov, the leader of a gay rights ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Despite persistent human rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of t ...more

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ROME (Reuters) - Italy's coast guard said about 1,800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday, while five corpses were found on a large rubber boat carrying 212 others. The dead bodies were found on board at the time ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The brother of the late figurehead of the Afghan Taliban on Sunday joined a growing challenge to the extremist group's newly appointed leader, even as it offered a statement purportedly quoting a well-known militant supporting ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn overnight, injuring nine people.Sgt. Daniel Doody of the New York Police Department says the shooting happened at about 2:15 a.m. Sunday in the East New York section af ...more

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By Rod Gilmour KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky started her bid to defend her three world titles by qualifying fastest for the women's 400 meters freestyle final on the opening morning at the world championships in Ru ...more

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead a general who was a close ally of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza in the capital on Sunday, the presidency and witnesses said, heightening tensions after a disputed presidential poll. General Adolphe ...more