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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's ruling coalition on Sunday took a step toward drafting a new constitution, angering the opposition and pushing the Himalayan country further into political turmoil.Opposition members in the Constituent Assembly pr ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered, small protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.One protester was killed in the Mediter ...more

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By Morag MacKinnon PERTH, January 25 (Reuters) - Australian police said on Sunday they were investigating a former trade union official and member of the Australian Labor Party following reports that he has traveled to Syria to join the fight ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was greeted in India Sunday with an elaborate welcome at the country's sprawling presidential palace, then he solemnly laid a wreath at a memorial honoring the father of India's independence movement, Mahatma Gan ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.</ ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — Reflecting concern over the possibility of postelection violence, America's top diplomat is seeking separate meetings with Nigeria's president and his leading opponent ahead of voting as part of an effort to encourage both sides to accept ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.Pilots Troy Bradley of New Mexico and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Russia set off from ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.The Los Angeles Department of Wate ...more

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LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October, the acting chief justice announced late Saturday.Lungu received 48.3 pe ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Birdman" received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America's highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles.The win delivers needed momentum to Alejandro Inarritu ...more