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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has f ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — This time, some of the sharpest criticism of a police officer after the slaying of an unarmed black man came from top law enforcement and city officials.The indictment Wednesday of a University of Cincinnati police officer on a ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The nephew of lawyer and blind activist Chen Guangcheng has been released from prison after serving a three-year, three-month sentence widely seen as retribution for his uncle's daring escape from house arrest.Chen said in an emai ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry on Thursday accused the United States of "militarizing" the South China Sea by staging patrols and joint military drills there, ramping up the rhetoric ahead of a key regional security meeting in Malaysia ...more

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By Daniel Wallis and Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - One described him as a quiet, kind boy who doted on his little sister. Another recalled his team spirit on the soccer pitch. And many remembered the shooter as a smart, shy kid ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says two separate drone strikes in an eastern province bordering Pakistan have killed 20 militants affiliated with the Islamic State group.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar p ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that saw nearly 7,000 prisoners released.Others included former military i ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency. Opposition parties charge that that his government is taking advant ...more

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WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man lost two fingers when the barrel of his ceremonial musket exploded in his hands.It happened Wednesday night in the driveway of the 39-year-old man's home in Willimantic.Police say he ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. BREAKTHROUGH SEEN WITH FLIGHT 370 MYSTERYDebris found in the Indian Ocean is a wing part unique to the Boeing 777, a discovery that ...more