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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week because of abuse and filthy conditions defended her 'tough love' approach, but acknowledged that things got out of control.Seventy-nine-year-old Rosa Verduzco says "my strength was fa ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight.Rain was still falling in Taiwa ...more

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — CLARIFIES: Dutch military plane carrying Malaysia Airlines bodies lands in Eindhoven. ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.Germany's Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelatio ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize.Five U.S.-based writers are on the 13-book long-list for the prestigious fiction award, announced Wednesday.This is the first year writers of all nation ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said.Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of Somali folk music, was shot dead by gunmen wh ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year.Ministers from the 28-nation bloc on Wednesday cleared the final legal hurdle for Lithuania to become the 19th member of the cur ...more

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people.Boat sirens wailed and bells tolled ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.Using videos, Twitter, text ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments.Adele's lawyer Jenny Afia said Wednesday that the Grammy-winning performer was adamant her son Angelo must ...more