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HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong say that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.Lester Shum said at ...more

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OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between huge boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered a dozen bodies on ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.N. mission in Baghdad says at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the organization's death toll does not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State g ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Turkey border.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that the nine K ...more

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LEIMEBAMBA, Peru (AP) — A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after spending 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region.Rescuers brought 44-year-old Cecilio Lopez out of the mouth ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."Zipping cross-country in a super-high speed train has become commonplace in many countries these days, but it was unheard of when Japan launc ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian Presi ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves 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 po ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new prime minister says she will work for a greater U.S. military presence in Poland.In her inaugural speech to parliament, Ewa Kopacz also said Wednesday that Poland's relationship with the U.S. has grown more imp ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says his government will no longer deploy peacekeepers where they face unclear missions like in the Golan Heights, where Filipino forces came under attack by insurgents.President Benigno Aquino ...more