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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet President Barack Obama in Washington in September during a visit aimed at restoring strained relations between the countries.At a meeting in New Delhi, Modi told U.S. Deputy Sec ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.Atlanta attorney Lawrence Zimmerman said he now represents Leanna Harris.Her husba ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that the economy will rebound from a dismal first quarter.A survey by the National Association ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch is criticizing a Ugandan court's decision against gay activists who sued a Ugandan official for violating their rights.The group said the court's decision is "deeply flawed" and violates the activists' r ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday.Jitendra Singh, a top lo ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say rebels have attacked the village of the country's defense minister and captured parts of it.Activists say the attack began Friday with a suicide bombing that targeted a checkpoint in the village of Rahjan in th ...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 survived a confidence vote on Friday that was called by the opposition over leaks of embarrassing conversations by some leaders.The vote went 236-155 in the gov ...more

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia is holding an early parliamentary election on Sunday to choose its third government in three years. The EU-member country was forced into a vote after the outgoing prime minister, Alenka Bratusek, lost a power strugg ...more

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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