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HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub. ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — About 3,000 species of wildlife around the world have seen their numbers plummet far worse than previously thought, according to a new study by one of the world's biggest environmental groups.The study Tuesday from the Swiss-based ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Islamist-allied militias in control of the Libyan capital say they reject the United Nations' call for a cease-fire.The announcement followed the first round of U.N.-brokered talks between Libya's rival lawmakers on Monday.Th ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relati ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-awaited security pact that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year.At a Tuesday ceremony in the capital, Kabul, newly appointed national ...more

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KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — When Sunni militants captured Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, in June, Abu Sara and his family feared their town of Taza, located some 50 kilometers southeast of the city, would inevitably be next. Government soldiers had dropped ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a car crash has knocked down a historic wall that unemployed electrician Lech Walesa jumped over in 1980 to lead a Gdansk shipyard strike that grew into the country's massive Solidarity freedom movement.Pa ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has struck targets of the Islamic State group near a besieged Kurdish town along Syria's border with Turkey.It was not immediately clear if Tuesday's airstrikes succeeded in halting the militant ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan, US sign security pact allowing US forces to remain in country past end of year. ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment to be used in fighting Muslim extremist groups, a visiting senior Iranian official said on Tuesday.The announcement marks the first time that Iran has said it would give Le ...more