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TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were muted Wednesday as the recent plunge in Chinese shares kept investors on edge and attention turned to a Federal Reserve meeting that might give clues about the timing of a U.S. interest rate hike.KEEPING SCO ...more

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ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Several suspects in a bombing in Bahrain that killed two policeman have been identified and some have been arrested, the state news agency BNA said on Wednesday quoting the ministry of interior. The bomb on Tuesday, whi ...more

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a prison escape planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one man and took naked photos of herself for the other.Joyce Mitchell, an instru ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico dispatcher has resigned after telling a panicked 911 caller who was trying to save the life of a shooting victim to "deal with it yourself."Matthew Sanchez was reassigned after officials became aware of the ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River.She and her husband, who are immigr ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.Some of the organization's affiliates, in fewer than five states, provide the tissue. That's ...more

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DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killings during the country's independence war against Pakistan ...more

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By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A pine tree that stood some seven stories tall fell onto a group of children outside a museum in Pasadena, California, on Tuesday, injuring eight of the youngsters, two of them seriously, city and museu ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistan government official says police have killed the former head of an outlawed Sunni group along with 13 of his associates in a shootout.Shuja Khanzada, the provincial home minister in the eastern Punjab province, said Ma ...more

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen shot dead a security guard outside the embassy of Niger in Cairo early on Wednesday morning, the Egyptian interior ministry said in a statement. Gunmen in a car opened fire on guards outside the embassy o ...more