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HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — When international monitors and Malaysian aviation experts arrived Tuesday at the two main sites where the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 smashed into the undulating countryside of eastern Ukraine, there was almost no p ...more

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say.The town where the girls were kidnapped, Chibok, is cut off by militants, who have ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The first of thousands of squatters who transformed a half-built skyscraper into a vertical slum were moved out by armed police and soldiers Tuesday, marking the beginning of the end for the Tower of David's haphazard communit ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned painkiller, morphine.The British Horseracing Authority announced last week that tests o ...more

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LOUISBURG, N.C (AP) — A North Carolina teenager whose newborn baby died and was buried in her family's suburban yard faces a felony charge of concealing the birth.Franklin County District Attorney Sam Currin said Tuesday the 16-year-old mother w ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency says it "strongly recommends" that airlines refrain from operating flights to and from Tel Aviv.The recommendation by Europe's main aviation safety body came after the U.S. Federal Aviation Admin ...more

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HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Twenty members of a Hungarian human trafficking ring that brought people to Canada from eastern Europe have been deported.Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney said Tuesday the ring's victims were forced to work illegally ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Fighters of an al-Qaida affiliate seized a northern border town in Syria from rival rebels, activists reported Tuesday, as new infighting threatened opposition gains.The Nusra Front captured the town of Haram in northern Idlib prov ...more

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul rather than convert to Islam by a deadline imposed by extremist militants said they had to leave most of their belongings behind and gunmen stole much of what they did manage to ta ...more

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the country prepares for the arrival of the first bodies of victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.The country's king and queen wi ...more