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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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SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's defense minister has announced new military exercises in Russia's south and west in reaction to the mounting unrest in eastern Ukraine.Ukrainian troops on Thursday moved against pro-Russia militants in eastern ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has mocked the Internet as a CIA project and pledged to protect Russia's interests online.The Kremlin has been anxious to exert greater control over the Internet, which opposition activists — barred from na ...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

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

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LONDON (AP) — The residents of England's windswept, wave-lashed southwest are Europe's newest official minority.The British government said Thursday Cornish people have been given the same status as Scots, Welsh and Irish — the U.K.'s other Celt ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pirates pilfered diesel fuel from a Thai tanker off Malaysia's east coast, making two attacks in a week and raising concerns of a rising threat to shipping, a maritime watchdog said Thursday.The International Mariti ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British police are launching a nationwide bid to prevent young people from traveling to Syria to take part in the fighting there — part of a Europe-wide effort to discourage would-be combatants.Metropolitan Police officials said Th ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government airstrikes targeted a vegetable market in a rebel-held town in the northern Aleppo province on Thursday, killing at least 18 people and wounding scores of others, opposition activists said.The Britain-based Syrian ...more