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PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.That deed on July 23, 1944, was Madeleine Riffaud's summon ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate has released a video showing Lebanese soldiers and policemen recently captured by the group.The soldiers and policemen say they will be killed if Lebanon's militant Hezbollah movement, which is backing S ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — A senior Islamist militia leader says two airstrikes targeting its positions in Libya's capital, Tripoli, have killed 15 fighters and wounded 20.The official from the Islamist-allied Misrata militia said the two airstrikes by uniden ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater free ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.In his Sunni family's ancestral home in Fallujah it was the heavy shelling — first by the Americans in 2004 and then agai ...more

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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.Police ...more

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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and securit ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's leading human rights group says tests have identified the granddaughter of one of the group's late founders, whose daughter gave birth while a prisoner of the 1976-83 military dictatorship and hasn't been seen ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about the investigation into the killing of a Chicago woman in Indonesia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of suspect Heather Mack, the slain woman's daughter. She is 18 years old. The story al ...more