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ROME (AP) — The European Commission agreed Wednesday to Italian demands to replace Rome's politically unpopular emergency operation for rescuing would-be refugees crossing the Mediterranean with an EU-wide project.The European commissioner for h ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse before it gets better.

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister declared victory Wednesday in the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, saying the military campaign had dealt a heavy blow and a cease-fire deal gave no concessions to the Islamic militant group.Be ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Corrupt Kenyan wildlife rangers are killing poachers to cover up the officers' collusion with the criminals slaughtering the country's elephants, a rights group alleges.The disappearances of 18 suspected poachers were docum ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fire. ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prime minister: 'Hamas was hit hard,' won few concessions in Gaza war cease-fire. ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasti ...more

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MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The battle for Ukraine's strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling.Novoazovsk, a resort tow ...more

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Four janitors charged with raping a kindergartner at a prestigious international school in Indonesia retracted their confessions Wednesday, saying they were tortured by police during questioning.They made the retraction ...more

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ROTHERHAM, England (AP) — Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of Rotherham.Report auth ...more