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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.Officials are struggling to alleviate conce ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.The shooting at Cure International ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have temporarily closed a private clinic after a patient was found dead inside a hyperbaric chamber.The federal oversight agency in charge of medicines and health care says service at the Hyperbaric Medicin ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's most famous prisoner, has harshly criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin over the annexation of Crimea and Russian pressure against Ukraine.Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in prison ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting.The Kremlin has been anxious to exert greater control ove ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court decided Thursday to keep Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny under house arrest rather than send him to jail pending trial.The ruling came as a surprise to many of Navalny's supporter ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-pornography crackdown, state media said Thursday.Sina apol ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The material that washed ashore in southwest Australia appears to not be from the missing Malaysian plane, officials said Thursday.The Australian Transport Safety Bureau examined detailed photographs of the material, a ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Austrian architect and designer Hans Hollein, a winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize whose work ranged from big museums through tiny shops to furniture and sunglasses, has died. He was 80.A spokeswoman for Hollein' ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season fell flat Thursday as major expedition companies canceled their climbs and many Sherpas quit the mountain after an avalanche killed 16 of their fellow guides last week ...more