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ROME (AP) — More than 4,000 migrants have been rescued off Libya's coast in 22 separate operations in one day, with rescuers finding 17 people dead aboard a rubber dinghy, the Italian Coast Guard said Saturday.The rescues, from 13 wooden fishing ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine's troubled Odessa region.President Petro Poroshenko made the announcement on Saturday, according to the reports.The ...more

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HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Showers and thunderstorms in parts of southern India on Saturday helped eased a weekslong summer heat wave that has claimed nearly 2,000 lives.The heat wave, however, was expected to continue in some areas of worst-hit Te ...more

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QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — As hundreds of mourners on Saturday protested the killing of 22 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the assaults raised new fears that a long-simmering insurgency there could be growing more violent.The c ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A powerful and extremely deep earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook Tokyo on Saturday, but officials said there was no danger of a tsunami, and no injuries or damage were immediately reported.The magnitude-8.5 off ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A court in southeast France has sentenced a farmer to eight years in prison for the shooting death of a suspected truffle thief.Laurent Rambaud was convicted Friday in the Valence court over the Dec. 20, 2010 killing of Ernest Pardo ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Powerful offshore earthquake shakes eastern Japan, but officials say no tsunami threat. ...more

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several home, killing at least seven people s in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri before dawn Saturday as Boko Haram unleashed a new kind of violence in the birthplace of the ext ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is rejecting suggestions her government lied in 2013 about the United States' willingness to negotiate a "no-spy" agreement with Germany.Merkel's then-chief of staff, Ronald Pofalla, said a few weeks before ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — Emboldened by his fresh mandate to lead world soccer, Sepp Blatter made it clear there may be consequences for European leaders who tried to oust him from FIFA."I forgive everyone but I don't forget," Blatter told Swiss television ...more