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JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the dense ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes of ammunition.A comma ...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

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BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah was recently killed while on a "jihadi mission" in Iraq, officials in Lebanon said Thursday.The officials, who are close to the Shiite Hezbollah, said that Ibrahim Mohammed al- ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing.Judge Robert Owen said he was determined to pub ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center.The Beijing LGBT Center, which ...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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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday called on Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists to agree to a cease-fire in the area surrounding the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.Two weeks after the plane's destruct ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay out another 1.9 billion euros ($2.5 billion) to a group of shareholders of Yukos, the oil company the government dismantled over a decade ago.The decision follows ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia's Commonwealth Games team was reeling Thursday after an alleged assault by one of its medalists and a rift within the track and field squad — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition could be coming ...more