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BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff said Friday that on the eve of the World Cup's final match this weekend, her country has proved doubters of Brazil's ability to organize a big event wrong.Despite widespread concerns before the to ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — With the official Palestinian count of the dead passing 100, and rockets fired by militants striking Israel from the Gaza Strip and from Lebanon, Israel's prime minister on Friday brushed off a question about cease-fire efforts. ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he doesn't have his medication.Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on ...more

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Forty years after his death, Pablo Neruda once again was writing and reciting love poems and he walked through Santiago's streets to the admiring gazes of Chileans — virtually, that is.The Nobel Prize-winning poet was brie ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities said Friday they had rescued eight Salvadoran migrant youths who had been kidnapped by an equally youthful gang in northern Mexico.Prosecutors also said a previously reported operation had rescued a total of 205 ki ...more

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The body of a 15-year-old migrant was brought home Friday, nearly a month after he died in the hot, dry brushland of southern Texas and became a symbol for the perils facing unaccompanied children who have been flooding illegally ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian man has been convicted of two terrorism-related charges in an alleged plot against targets in Canada and abroad.A jury on Friday convicted Misbahuddin Ahmed of conspiring to knowingly facilitate a terrorist activity and ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators turned out on the streets of London and Paris on Friday to call for an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza.Several thousand people crowded the streets outside the Israeli Embassy in we ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 25,000 soldiers and police, the biggest security detail in Brazil's history, will be deployed around Rio de Janeiro to control Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium.Jose Ma ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more