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LONDON (AP) — The notion that young women are traveling to Syria solely to become "jihadi brides" is simplistic and hinders efforts to prevent other girls from being radicalized, new research suggests.Young women are joining the so-called Islami ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.The Syrian known as Abu Muhammed al-Golani, who heads the Nusra Front, says the aim of his grou ...more

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HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Eating onions, lying in the shade and crowding into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool amid a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.Meteorological officials s ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — The United Nation's food body says the proportion of people suffering from hunger in the Asia-Pacific region has fallen by half in the last 25 years.The Food and Agriculture Organization said that using 1990 as a base year, when a ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A preliminary investigation into a nursing home fire that killed 38 people in central China has blamed poor building construction and lax safety checks, Chinese authorities reported.The State Administration of Work Safety said in ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The wife of a Chinese artist says authorities have detained him after he posted a humorous portrait of President Xi Jinping online.Judy Zhu said Thursday that police are accusing artist Dai Jianyong of creating a disturbance after ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

PARIS (AP) — In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain — the country that many see as a cherished final destination.After many a ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced six prominent anti-government protest leaders to two years in prison for storming the prime minister's office compound seven years ago.A Criminal Court judge says former media mogul Sondhi Limthongkul an ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it.She tumbles backward as the s ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

BEIJING (AP) — A former member of China's national legislature who is accused of running a brothel with 100 prostitutes at a luxury hotel that he ran in southern China has gone on trial on charges of organizing prostitution.Liang Yaohui was the ...more