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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activist said.The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra pro ...more

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KIBBUTZ SAAD, Israel (AP) — Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while sc ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The grandmother of a British boy with a severe brain tumor has accused UK authorities of cruelty for seeking an arrest warrant and pursuing the family abroad after his parents removed him from a British hospital against medical advice.

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo.The cases announced Monday raise to 22 th ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed.The U.N. mission to Iraq said in a statement released Monday that the dea ...more

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have issued arrest warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government.Turkey's private Dogan news agency says the warrants were filed Monday for the officers, including the former head ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London.The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse — the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building has risen to seven in a northeastern Paris suburb after emergency crews pulled the body of an elderly woman from the rubble.Fire department spokesman Gabriel ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.The legislators ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death.Chengguan township official Deng Yunshan says the attack too ...more