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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Volcano Villarrica in southern Chile erupted in the early hours of Tuesday, sending ash and lava high into the sky, and forcing the evacuation of nearby communities. The volcano, located near the popular tourist resort of ...more

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GENEVA (Reuters) - The divided Korean peninsula is a "touch-and-go nuclear powder keg" and North Korea has the power to deter an "ever-increasing nuclear threat" by the United States with a pre-emptive strike if necessary, its foreign minister Ri Su Yo ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians urging a boycott of Israeli products have begun confiscating goods in the West Bank, a movement leader said Tuesday, after activists dumped a truckload of Israeli milk and yogurt in a main square to the cheers of ...more

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JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.The execution drug was sent t ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Official data show that Switzerland's economy expanded by a stronger-than-expected 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter, the last before the country's central bank abandoned its effort to cap the Swiss franc's value against the euro.E ...more

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BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A warplane belonging to the forces controlling Tripoli carried out airstrikes on the oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sidra on Tuesday, but only caused minor damage, said a security official allied with the internationally reco ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A deal between Japan and the U.S. needed to move ahead with a Pacific Rim trade pact is possible by this spring, a top Japanese trade negotiator said Tuesday.Top negotiators for the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership meet in Hawaii ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov Tuesday, paying last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition.Nemtsov was shot to ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires.Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Mond ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.The Bureau ...more