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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's new Hindu nationalist government has asked a U.N. body overseeing military activity in divided Kashmir to vacate a government bungalow in the heart of the nation's capital that it has used rent-free for 40 years.India an ...more

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AUGUSTA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show."Every time I get an opponent — uh, I mean, every time I get a chance — I'm home," Roberts s ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court entered a not-guilty plea Friday for a senator and dictatorship-era martial law enforcer who has been detained on charges of economic plunder with two other colleagues, bringing the case a step closer to wh ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have banned the country's journalists from sharing information they have obtained on the job with overseas media or publishing it in any venue, such as blogging sites, outside the media they are employed, in a move tha ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's center-right government of Prime Minister Donald Tusk has survived a confidence vote called by the opposition over the leaked conversations of some leaders.The vote on Friday went 236-155 in the government's favor ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top spokesman says the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in November in Beijing would be a good opportunity for Japanese and Chinese leaders to hold their first talks in 1 ½ years amid sour relations.Chief Cabinet Sec ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration knew in advance that the British government would oversee destruction of a newspaper's hard drives containing leaked National Security Agency documents last year, newly declassified documents show. The White H ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A local Japanese politician, who was seen sobbing over dubious spending in a video that went viral, resigned Friday.Ryutaro Nonomura, 47, a Hyogo Prefectural assemblyman, submitted his resignation and the assembly will decide whethe ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal wi ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry sought Friday to broker a deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates as a bitter dispute over last month's runoff election risked spiraling out of control.Kerry, who arrived p ...more