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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's defense minister says military plane has been shot down along Russian border. ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that his administration would appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government's enforcement of a major economic stimulus program partly unconstitutional. ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says a Cairo appeal court has ruled that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections.The decision Monday overturns an earlier ruling th ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian Red Crescent trucks loaded with 1,000 food parcels crossed into a rebel-held Damascus suburb that has been besieged by government troops for more than two years as heavy clashes broke out between Syrian rebels and Hezbolla ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it downed a drone launched by Gaza militants on Monday, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the start of its offensive last week, as new Israeli airstrikes pushed the death toll from Israe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Goldwyn has displayed a lack of ethics in the White House.As President Fitzgerald Grant on ABC's hit melodrama "Scandal," he has cheated on his wife right under her nose and even smothered a pesky Supreme Court justice on he ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The generic drugmaker Mylan is buying Abbott Laboratories' generic-drugs business in developed markets for stock valued at about $5.3 billion.Mylan said Monday that the deal will diversify and expand its business outside the U. ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is celebrating her 17th birthday in Nigeria with promises to work for the release of some 219 schoolgirls who have been held by Islamic extremists for three months."My birthday ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As the nation's midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.It worked l ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Civil liberties groups took Britain's spy agencies to court Monday in a bid to limit electronic surveillance, as the government tries to pass legislation to extend snooping powers.A special court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, ...more