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HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's under-fire leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day.The protesters, upset that Chief Executive Leung Chun-yin ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide.The announcement late Tuesday was just another step in dismantling the official ve ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia was sending two unarmed air force planes to support U.S.-led coalition combat operations against the Islamic State movement in Iraq, but would not yet launch its own airstrikes, the prime minister said Wednesday.

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding 21 people, police said.The bombings, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, came a ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese coast guard rescuers were searching Wednesday for nine people believed missing after a Chinese ship sank off Japan's western coast.The coast guard said that its regional branch dispatched a patrol ship to look for the missi ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister says the air force is sending two unarmed planes to support U.S.-led coalition combat operations over Iraq, but will not yet launch its own airstrikes.Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Parliame ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.< ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists could be political power brok ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops. ...more