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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals."Sanctions are an invasion of the Iranian nation. We should resist ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Lesotho's military seized and disarmed two police stations in the mountainous kingdom Saturday in an effort to secure the country, the defense force spokesman said.But the country's Prime Minister said the military actions am ...more

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BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand are optimistic of collecting at least two Asian Games boxing gold medals next month and believe the decision by the sport's governing body to ditch headguards will give them an edge in South Korea. The Internation ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, said activists and officials, as the international organization risked being suc ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to decide who will be the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years, with Italy's top diplomat Federica Mogherini widely seen as the front-runner for the prestigious job.The deci ...more

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By Devidutta Tripathy MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mob ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvement by Moscow.The 28-nation bloc's heads of state an ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.SB270 cleared the Senate on a 22-15 vote Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. It was ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise t ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine defense chief says Syrian rebels attacked Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights. ...more