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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The son of Senegal's president is going on trial after more than a year in jail, accused of illegally amassing some $248 million.Karim Wade served as a government minister during his father's tenure and prosecutors have cha ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities.In Sierra Leone, President Ernest Bai Koroma vowed to quaranti ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief is calling for daily "humanitarian pauses" in Gaza until a long-term cease-fire is reached between Israel and Hamas to deliver relief to hundreds of thousands in need, rescue the injured and give civili ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Irish betting company Paddy Power says it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords.Paddy Power ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another.The state media report late Thursday was the firs ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the dense ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes of ammunition.A comma ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China says Canada's accusation that it was behind the hacking of a Canadian technology development organization is groundless and irresponsible.Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a statement issued Thursday that Canada sh ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was recently killed while on a "jihadi mission" in Iraq, officials in Lebanon said Thursday.The officials, who are close to the Shiite Hezbollah, said that Ibrahim Mohammed al- ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing.Judge Robert Owen said he was determined to pub ...more