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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A devoted aide of ex-Romanian leader Nicolae Ceausescu who was sent to quell protests that sparked the 1989 revolution has died. He was 87.Emil Bobu died from a heart attack Saturday at a Bucharest hospital, spokesman L ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening offensive that's killed more than 160 Palestinians.< ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry claimed Sunday that a Ukrainian shell hit a town on the Russian border, killing one person and seriously injuring two others.A ministry statement labeled the incident a "provocation," and warned of the pos ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China says at least 30 percent of newly purchased government cars will be electric and other types of "new energy vehicles" as it attempts to tackle air pollution and encourage the electric car market.The official Xinhua News Agen ...more

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PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — In the seventh bull run at this year's San Fermin festival in Spain, four people sustained injuries along Pamplona's narrow streets Sunday.But none of the several thousand daredevils that tested their bravery and speed by ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Explosions and gunfire have been heard around the international airport in Libya's capital as airlines have cancelled some international flights.The fighting erupted Sunday morning, though it was unclear who was involved. Libya has ...more

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ALOFI, Niue (AP) — It was a school once, but there are no children here anymore. The lonely building on this remote Pacific island now contains only a punching bag that someone has strung from the classroom rafters, and a note scrawled on the chalkboar ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Authorities say three NATO troops have been wounded in a suicide car bombing targeting their convoy in eastern Afghanistan.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says the attack happened ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli army says 4 soldiers lightly wounded in battle inside northern Gaza. ...more