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DUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set ...more

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian military transport plane crashed in the country's north on Friday, killing all 11 personnel aboard.The twin-engine CASA-235 reported a motor problem before it disappeared and its wreckage was found on a ranch ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A man was killed and dozens were arrested Friday as a mob looted a supermarket in an industrial Venezuelan city, Bolivar state authorities said.In announcing the looting, Gov. Francisco Rangel pushed back against oppone ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The trouble isn't over for fired Mexico national soccer team coach Miguel Herrera. He is now under investigation for possible violations of electoral laws for politically oriented tweets sent the day of June 7 midterm elections, auth ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that water in the area was "unfit" for swimming.The website of the Rio de Janeiro environmental agency ...more

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and apologized Friday for his atrocities.Freddy Rendon, better known by his alias "El Aleman," ''The German," walked free from a maximum securi ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Members of al-Qaida's branch in Syria launched an attack early Friday on the headquarters of a rebel faction in northern Syria believed to have been trained by the U.S. government, killing at least five fighters and wounding more than a d ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.Tamsir Jupiter Ndiaye, who had previous homosexuality convictions, was ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The torching of a West Bank home that burned a Palestinian toddler to death marks one of the most serious cases of suspected Jewish violence against Arabs. Though the attacks rarely kill and are smaller in scope than past Palestinian a ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling the arson attack on a West Bank home that killed a Palestinian toddler a "terrorist act" and is blaming Israel's failure to punish repeated acts of settler violence for the tragedy.