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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Heavy rains from a storm and the seasonal monsoon caused widespread flooding Friday in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, shutting down schools and government offices.Local authorities reported thousands were ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — For more than 5,000 years, numerous civilizations have left their mark on upper Mesopotamia — from Assyrians and Akkadians to Babylonians and Romans. Their ancient, buried cities, palaces and temples packed with monumental art are scatte ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, is locked under the rule of extremists from the Islamic State group trying to purge it of everything they see as contradicting their stark vision of Islam.A trove of photographs now housed at the L ...more

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INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement.Standing tall in the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, the North's top athletes have been looking decidedly sharper than usual a ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to live up to commitments to Scotland made ahead of the independence vote, including plans for new powers on tax, spending and welfare.Cameron says the new plans will be agreed by N ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Voters in Scotland reject independence in historic vote with unprecedented turnout. ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Results in Edinburgh push anti-independence side to edge of victory in Scotland. ...more

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed five U.N. peacekeepers and wounded several others on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force.A car carrying Chadian troops hit the explosive ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.The 32-year-old Li posted a statement on social media sites Friday, ending a week of intensifying ...more

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ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission says it is investigating the circumstances of a June confrontation between the army and a suspected drug gang that left 22 people dead.The revelation came Thursday after The Associated Pres ...more