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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Damascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria. ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Damascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria. ...more

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LONDON (AP) — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up.Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 12 people and injured 33 others, the local government said Tuesday.Two people were also missing following Monday's blast, which shook Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory, t ...more

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.The "state of prevention" allows temporary restriction of freedom of move ...more

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LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Mexico were struggling to get power back on in the resort zone of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through, saying Monday that electricity had been restored to 19 percent of customers ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations General Assembly on Monday approved a document strengthening the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide.The Outcome Document was endorsed by consensus at the start of the first World Conference on Indigen ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic.Sierra Leone was expected to annou ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of Syria's main Western-backed opposition group on Thursday called for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria, saying urgent action was required "to avert catastrophe."Hadi Bahra spoke ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area ...more