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MALIN, India (AP) — Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51.Rescuers are still looking ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — An official report says Chinese manufacturing rose to the highest level in more than two years in July.Friday's survey is the latest sign that the world's No. 2 economy is perking up after a series of mini-stimulus measures unle ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has welcomed a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as "a marvelous humanitarian thing."Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative government is a staunch ally of Israel, and angered Arab and Is ...more

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — U.S. officials say an American citizen of Haitian descent was killed by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her Caribbean homeland to visit relatives.The U.S. State Department on Thursday identified the victim as ...more

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Colombia say electricity is gradually being restored in the port city of Buenaventura, which was blacked out Monday night when suspected rebels blew up a transmission tower.Pacific Power Co. said Thursday t ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — US and UN: Israel, Hamas agree to unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Fri. ...more

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ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the two ...more

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.Pieter-Jaap Aalb ...more

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.Malian military spokesman Modibo Traore says Yoro Ould Daha, who was with the group MUJAO that controlle ...more