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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A British teenager who stabbed his teacher to death in a classroom has admitted responsibility for the killing.The boy's defense lawyer, Richard Wright, said Friday the 16-year-old "accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing" ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Friday called on Israel to halt its offensive on the Gaza Strip and not to carry out a ground incursion, while the prime minister said there can be no normalizing of Turkish-Israeli ties as long as Israel's a ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday, the Oil Ministry said, the latest move in a deepening a dispute with the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said at least 30 servicemen were killed Friday after pro-Russia rebels fired on them with missiles.Zoryan Shkiryak, an adviser to the interior minister, said authorities would react swi ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel — and for the first time in the fighting, struck from neighboring Lebanon.Ga ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in Thai royal processions and was featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander," the manager of the conservation center where the animal was kept said ...more

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SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — After 19 years, Hajrija Selimovic finally has a place to mourn her family.Selimovic buried her two sons Friday next to her husband's white tombstone in a cemetery for the victims of Srebrenica, Europe's wors ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The aid group Save the Children says an outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of violence-hit South Sudan.The group said Friday that the disease has infected more than 2,600 people and killed a ...more