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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker says an investigation is underway into an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed more than 60 people and escalated sectarian tensions.In a press conference on Saturday, Salim al-Jabouri said a committee of ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines says it will bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and will withdraw troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.Department of Nat ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigati ...more

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said.Dharmendra Pareek, a top official with India's paramilitary force ...more

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DONETSK, Russia (AP) — Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.An Associated Press reporter counted 67 trucks entering the border crossing in the Russian city of Donetsk ...more

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police re-arrested a frail Indian activist who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 14 years to protest alleged military brutality in India's remote northeast, her attorney said Saturday.Police again charged 42-year-old I ...more

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ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition.They are undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state nex ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:ABC's "This Week" — Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and William Lacy Clay Jr., D-Mo.___NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Rev. Al Sharpton; Sen. Rand Paul ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted g ...more