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LONDON (AP) — London's Metropolitan Police have announced a new policy of hiring only Londoners in a bid to make the police force more representative of the population it serves.Mayor Boris Johnson said Monday the change would allow the city to ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A new video shows the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram crowing over recent victories including two explosions at a fuel depot in Lagos that the government tried to cover up.It would be the first report ...more

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SINGAPORE (AP) — An ad campaign warning of the perils of gambling that began as just another bland public service announcement by Singapore's government has turned into fodder for international mockery, and left authorities scrambling after Germany's W ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials and a Syrian activist group say heavy clashes along the Syria-Lebanon border have killed several people, including a number of Hezbollah fighters.Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah militants have been on the offen ...more

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PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — A fighting bull gored two men and spread panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival Monday.Hundreds of people dashed alongside the six half-ton beasts and their accompanying steer thr ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Soldiers carrying the flags of 76 countries are walking down the Champs-Elysees in Paris, as France's traditional Bastille Day military parade commemorates the centenary of World War I.France has invited all countries that were invo ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.The Die Welt newspaper celebrated Monday with a three-word headline in the national colors of black, red and gold that read simply: "It is true," while ...more

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel says its punishing air assault on Hamas militants, their property and their weaponry has delivered a devastating blow to the Islamic militant group. Yet rocket fire at Israel has continued almost unabated.The milit ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian military helicopter crashed during a training mission south of the capital on Monday, killing five people on board, police said.It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.At least one per ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets late Sunday to restrain a group of vandals who disturbed a peaceful rally celebrating Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.Par ...more