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MOSCOW (AP) — Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension. ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas' tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reserv ...more

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A presidential aide says two French experts are in Burkina Faso to collect DNA samples from the relatives who lost family members in the Air Algerie plane crash.Gen. Gilbert Diendere said Thursday it is important ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.N. official who went to Vietnam to assess religious freedom in this Southeast Asian country said Thursday that security agents closely monitored his visit and people he wanted to meet were harassed and intimidated.Heine ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's track and field coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country' ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Irish betting company Paddy Power announced Thursday it is notifying hundreds of thousands of customers that most of their profile information was stolen in 2010, but hackers did not gain their credit card details or log-in passwords. ...more

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KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A police official says a female teenager has carried out a suicide attack in Nigeria's northern city of Kano.Kano state police commissioner Aderenle Shimanaba said the attack Wednesday targeted graduates at a polytechnic sch ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The son of Senegal's president is going on trial after more than a year in jail, accused of illegally amassing some $248 million.Karim Wade served as a government minister during his father's tenure and prosecutors have cha ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief is calling for daily "humanitarian pauses" in Gaza until a long-term cease-fire is reached between Israel and Hamas to deliver relief to hundreds of thousands in need, rescue the injured and give civili ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China says Canada's accusation that it was behind the hacking of a Canadian technology development organization is groundless and irresponsible.Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in a statement issued Thursday that Canada sh ...more