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BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Wednesday that DNA samples from the bodies of two British tourists found bludgeoned on a resort island did not match any collected from 12 people who were among those in the area.Police also conducted autop ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Gunmen crossed the border from Syria into Lebanon and captured a Lebanese soldier on Wednesday in the first such kidnapping since an incursion last month raised fears of growing spillover from Syria's deadly civil war.Kamal al-Huja ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested Wednesday in the U.S. territory on suspicion of domestic violence, according to police.Authorities said in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was ...more

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PARIS (AP) — As the Scottish decide whether to break from the union with England, the embers of an even older Scottish alliance are being revived: "The Auld Alliance" with the French.Recently, there has been a flurry of behind-the-scenes agreeme ...more

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LONDON (AP) — If Oscar Pistorius manages to avoid a lengthy prison sentence and returns to the track, he can expect a cool reception from Paralympic organizers.The double-amputee runner from South Africa, who is awaiting next month's sentencing ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: "Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?"Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequ ...more

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PARIS (AP) — French judges have thrown out terrorism-linked charges against nine members of an exiled Iranian opposition group, closing the last part of a case that began 11 years ago with mass arrests that provoked several deaths by protesters setting ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The preserved heart of composer Frederic Chopin contains signs of tuberculosis and possibly some other lung disease, medical experts said Wednesday.The findings seem to corroborate Chopin's 1849 death certificate, which sai ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military launched airstrikes on five militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 40 suspected fighters as part of a massive operation that began this summer.In ...more

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PARIS (AP) — "I'm going to cry!" groaned Stephanie Leon, parking a palm on her forehead in distress as she walked into Charles de Gaulle airport and saw the departures board: Her Air France flight to the Dominican Republic had been cancelled.Her ...more