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BEIJING (AP) — A public bus in eastern China caught fire Wednesday in what was likely arson, killing one person and injuring 19 others, a local state-run newspaper reported.The blaze is at least the fifth bus fire this year in China. Several pub ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count.The 45-year-old nurse has turned her two-story, eight-room apartment into a hospice for cats with ...more

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Press freedom groups on Tuesday urged Honduran authorities to thoroughly investigate the slaying of a broadcast journalist who was shot to death outside his home last week.The Committee to Protect Journalists condemn ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.The measur ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza S ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president declares curfew, quarantine of large slum amid mounting Ebola death toll. ...more

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran official says gunmen attacked a family retrieving a body from a state morgue in the city of San Pedro Sula, killing seven of the dead man's relatives and two bystanders.San Pedro Sula Forensic Medicine dir ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The public health expert coordinating U.N. efforts to fight Ebola said on Tuesday that he's heading to Washington and then to West Africa to determine the best ways the world body can support people, communities and governments af ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top environmental official says a mining company lied about a spill of millions of gallons of acids and heavy metals.Environment Secretary Juan Jose Guerra Abud says the mine falsely claimed the spill was caused by un ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said.The small car carrying a nephew ...more