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BEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.It didn't take long for the two ...more

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KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas, water and paint pellets on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria, which tens of thousands of refugees have crossed to escape the Islamic State group. ...more

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal religious oppression under communis ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him.Former taxi driver Alan Henning was kidnapped in December in Syria, shortly after crossing in ...more

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INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people.A memorial plaque with names of the victims has been unveiled at a forest on the edge of the city where people hike ...more

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MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has charged nine people with fraud for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system.Judge Eloy Velasco of Spain's National Court said Sunday the suspec ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says some 70,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State group.A spokeswoman for the agency says most of those coming across the ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday.Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the intensive care unit and w ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.The former army general has faced widespread international criticis ...more