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BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature has ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader.The legislature's standing committee announced Sunday that all candidates must receive more than half of votes from a special nominating body b ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature rules out open nominations for Hong Kong's leader. ...more

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MASERU (Reuters) - Lesotho's deputy prime minister, Mothetjoa Metsing, is in charge of government in the absence of the premier, a government minister said on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Thomas Thabane accused the military of staging a coup. ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops st ...more

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan will retain overall responsibility for the economy in the new government, senior officials told Reuters late on Saturday, a move likely to ease concerns of a turf war within the cabinet. ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk.Its owner, Caesars Entertainment, is closing the s ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight Islamic State militants as part of a U.S.-led multination mission, Australia's prime minister said on S ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police on Sunday clashed with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks ...more

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LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an SUV carrying six young people overturned in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing three and injuring the others.State police did not release the ages of those involved in Saturday morning's crash but said a ...more

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HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.Low humidity and warm weather helped the fires burning in the Kl ...more