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TOKYO (AP) — Sony expects its annual loss to swell to more than $2 billion after writing down the value of its troubled mobile business as phone sales sagged amid brutal competition.The Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate said We ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government airstrikes have killed nearly 50 people in a rebel-held city this week.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that it counted 48 killed in two days of strikes on th ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — The arrest of a Russian billionaire has sent shares in his holding company into a tailspin.Vladimir Yevtushenkov, who is worth $9 billion according to the Russian Forbes magazine, was placed under house arrest late Tuesday in a mon ...more

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PARIS (AP) — About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and a ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Landslides triggered by heavy rains from a tropical storm have killed at least seven people in northern Vietnam.The chief administrator of Lang Son province's Cao Loc district, Hua Anh Tuan, says six people were killed and ...more

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URUMQI, China (AP) — A scholar from China's Muslim Uighur minority community who often criticized the country's ethnic policies was set to go on trial Wednesday on separatism charges in the far western region of Xinjiang.Ilham Tohti is a former ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Wednesday it will immediately provide an additional 7 million Australian dollars ($6.4 million) to help the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The country had previously ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000.Yet as polls opened Wednesday morning, p ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Police on a scenic Thai resort island searched hotels and workers' residences Tuesday looking for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodies were found on a beach a day earlier.More than 70 ...more