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ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.Fighting along the route to the wreckage site between government troops an ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official is accusing Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war.U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says that by placing and firing rockets within heavily ...more

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By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Part of a Kurdish oil cargo has been offloaded from a Greek-managed tanker into another tanker in the South China Sea, but mystery surrounds the identity of the buyer and where the two tankers are headed. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the economy grew at a fas ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Not many years ago, foreign reporters in China trying to call the country's secretive military couldn't even get a connection because phone numbers assigned to the journalists were barred from reaching the Defense Ministry.On Thur ...more

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ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.Fighting along the route to the wreckage site between government troops an ...more

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By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones. Now adults are getting to join the fun. The American Museum of Natur ...more

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PARIS (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen would reach the final round of a presidential election if voters were to vote now, winning more votes than any mainstream party in the first round, a poll showed on Thursday. The survey ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A group representing Germany's machinery industry revised its output forecast sharply lower on Thursday, pointing to the effects of political tension with Russia and the wider uncertainty it has caused.The VDMA group said it now ex ...more

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By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Defence Ministry allowed foreign media for the first time on Thursday to attend its monthly news conference in another step towards increasing transparency, though the briefing yielded little concr ...more