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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.The coalition h ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. A report showing solid growth in China's ser ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower is set to be sentenced to community service for a climb that fueled questions about security at the nation's tallest building.Justin Casquejo was due Wednesday i ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet Wednesday, sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.Prime Minister Sh ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.The session Wednesday morning comes after a brutal weekend that saw more than 5, ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose ...more

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KUQA, China (AP) — In this ancient oasis town in China's restive west, assault rifle-toting police officers patrol the cobblestone lanes of ochre-brick houses in an ethnic Uighur neighborhood. Three police surveillance cameras atop a white pole watch o ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro has replaced the Venezuela's longtime oil minister and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for much-needed reforms to address the co ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the governm ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro officials on Tuesday unveiled a new sanitation project that aims to eliminate the stain of raw sewage defiling the waters of Rio de Janeiro's Gloria Marina, where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held.< ...more