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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Dozens of corpses have washed to shore in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in the last month, an advocacy group and villagers said Wednesday. Some were believed to be Rohingya Muslims trying to escape trafficking ships, while o ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's draft National Security Law is excessively broad and would isolate the country from crucial technologies, a European business lobby said on Wednesday, in the latest backlash from foreign industry over a suite of pending Chin ...more

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By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee quarreled with a TV talk show host, wanted to cool growth in local liquor stores and had doubts about whether his name should be used in acclaimed Watergate ...more

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By David Mardiste and Gederts Gelzis TALLIN/RIGA (Reuters) - From sabotage of energy installations to cyber attacks and declarations of "independence" by Russian-speaking border villages, the Baltics are preparing for possible flashpoints of ...more

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago, has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death in an execution scheduled for Wednesday even ...more

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DAKAR (Reuters) - A U.N. panel accused Senegalese authorities of arbitrarily detaining the son of former president Abdoulaye Wade, and called on the government to hand over unspecified compensation, a draft report showed. Karim Wade, formerly ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian shopkeepers withdrew a popular brand of Nestle instant noodles from their shelves Wednesday after tests revealed the snack contained unsafe levels of lead.India's states have either ordered the withdrawal of Maggi noodles ...more

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CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The man accused of shooting two police officers during a protest in Ferguson is slated to appear in court.Jeffrey L. Williams, 20, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of felony assault, armed criminal action and ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says gunmen on a speeding motorcycle opened fire, killing two members of the tourist police at the famed Giza Pyramids.Wednesday's drive-by shooting was a rare incident at a tourist site. Egypt sees regular ...more

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KIEV (Reuters) - Separatist rebels have launched a push using tanks and artillery towards Ukrainian government positions west of the big regional city of Donetsk in an escalation of the conflict in the east, the Kiev military said on Wednesday. ...more