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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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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's government said Wednesday that the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."The comments by a Foreign Minis ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A group of 130 business leaders in Scotland have signed an open letter arguing that the case for independence from Britain has not been made.The leaders say much is at stake but uncertainties surround a number of key issues should ...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 third ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country.The commission says the widespread and systematic kil ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli army officer stationed in the Golan Heights was moderately wounded Wednesday by errant fire from neighboring Syria's civil war, the military said, adding that it fired back at Syrian army positions in response.The arm ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Members of Britain's Pakistani community have expressed outrage after an independent inquiry found that police and government agencies failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rothe ...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