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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday.The airstrikes followed an ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.President Ellen Johnson Sirle ...more

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KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say a woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people.Monday's attack in Kano comes amid other bombings, and was the second by a female suicide bomber in two days.

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government is resuming negotiations in a dispute with US. creditors that risks sending the country into default this week.Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said Monday that an Argentine delegation will tra ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent year ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.Families dressed in their finest clothes and children carried ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The two black boxes from the Algerian passenger jet that went down in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France for analysis.Martine Del Bono, spokeswoman for the French aviation investigation office, said the d ...more

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LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani mob burned down several homes belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in the country's east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters in riots following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook, police said Mond ...more

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MILAN (AP) — Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90.The Italian Auxologic Institute in Milan on Monday confirmed Bergonzi's death on Friday. No cause was g ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unprecedented high death toll among his troops battling Islamic extremists.The military casualties came a ...more