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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers with boats and helicopters have evacuated about 50,000 people from the country's south after raging floods inundated more villages there.In a statement, Pakistan's National Dis ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said Saturday. Fighting there led another prominent Kurdish official to appeal for in ...more

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DERVEN, Albania (AP) — The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that dates to St. Paul. Its latest inca ...more

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MUNICH (AP) — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow.Munich mayor Dieter Reiter opened the city's annual Oktoberfest with the traditional call of "Ozapft is" to the delight of thousands who had managed to get a place in the main beer ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty.< ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope names moderate Bishop Blase Cupich to lead Chicago, replacing conservative George. ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — A renowned jihadi ideologue on Saturday urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying Islam forbids harming non-Muslims who work with relief agencies.Abu Mohammed al-Maqdisi, who was released by Jo ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed. ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Three Thai men arrested in Cambodia for allegedly carrying counterfeit U.S. $100 bills with a face value of more than $7 million planned to circulate the fakes in rural areas where they would be less likely to be detected, p ...more

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MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan, where authorities have claimed to be making headway against drug gang violence.The dead men were found next to a ha ...more