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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says an officer in the Golan Heights has been moderately wounded by errant fire from neighboring Syria.The army said the fire appeared to be spillover from heavy fighting between government and rebel forces ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.The Gaza war — the 3rd r ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Rampant trash-burning is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air than governments are reporting, according to a scientific study estimating more than 40 percent of the world's garbage is burned.The study publish ...more

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SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Valeri Petrov, Bulgaria's most prominent contemporary poet and a former Nobel Prize nominee who translated the complete works of Shakespeare, has died at age 94.Petrov's family said he died Wednesday in a Sofia hospital fo ...more

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BUNOL, Spain (AP) — The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle that has become a major tourist attraction.At the annual fiesta in Bunol on W ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Finland and Sweden say they will work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations.The Finnish government says the Host Nation Support agreem ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.The effort with "4K" technology is carefully ...more

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VENICE, Italy (AP) — A film in which art and fame battle it out in the streets and skies of Manhattan has kicked off the 71st Venice Film Festival, where high-art aspirations mix with Hollywood hopes.Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman" stars ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results.Scientists at the government-affiliated Riken C ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.Hamburg health department spokesman Roland Ahrendt said Wednesday the ...more