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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Dozens of corpses have washed to shore in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in the last month, an advocacy group and villagers said Wednesday. Some were believed to be Rohingya Muslims trying to escape trafficking ships, while o ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of shooting two police officers during a protest in Ferguson is slated to appear in court.Jeffrey L. Williams, 20, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of felony assault, armed criminal action and ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says gunmen on a speeding motorcycle opened fire, killing two members of the tourist police at the famed Giza Pyramids.Wednesday's drive-by shooting was a rare incident at a tourist site. Egypt sees regular ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military abuses were responsible for the deaths of some 8,000 people in its fight against Boko Haram extremists said a report by Amnesty International released Wednesday, which names senior officers that should be investi ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - Separatist rebels have launched a push using tanks and artillery towards Ukrainian government positions west of the big regional city of Donetsk in an escalation of the conflict in the east, the Kiev military said on Wednesday. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered.The Kentucky Republican had repea ...more

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1120 GMT (7:20 a.m. EDT)U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has declined to comment on FIFA President Sepp Blatter's resignation or whether he was himself under investigation.Lynch, who was in Latvia for a meeting with EU justice minister ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An independent Afghan anti-corruption body lashed out at the government on Wednesday, saying that nepotism plays a critical role in getting a job as a diplomat in the country's Foreign Affairs Ministry.According to a ne ...more

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Eastern Star, the cruise ship that capsized in the Yangtze river with more than 450 people aboard, was cited for safety violations two years ago, records from a Chinese maritime agency show.Authorities in Nanjing, where the Eastern Star began it ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Diaz, Paula Abdul and Macy Gray are joining a White House-sponsored initiative to help struggling schools through arts education.The President's Committee on the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education are announcing th ...more