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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday ...more

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian officials say six people are dead and 420 injured following an earthquake that shook Algiers Friday morning.Algeria's health ministry says four of the victims died after jumping from windows in panic. Authorities ...more

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A more than four century-old pilot whales drive in the Faeroe Islands is a "barbaric, psychotic frenzy" which should cease, actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson said Friday.Anderson traveled to the semi-a ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been cap ...more

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HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area for rema ...more

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JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Five suspected rebels were killed Friday in a clash with Indonesian soldiers in restive Papua province, the military said.The clash occurred in the mountainous district of Lanny Jaya when a group of gunmen ambushed a p ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland on Friday honored the fighters and victims of a 1944 rebellion against Nazi Germans by laying wreaths, lighting candles and singing insurgent tunes to mark the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.On Aug. 1, 1944, ...more

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah says the Gaza war is a "collective massacre" that has spared no Palestinian living there and describes it as a "crime against humanity."King Abdullah's remarks were read live by a news anc ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has canceled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the Ebola outbreak.Col. Ali Aden Houmed told The Associated Press late ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled toward the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds.The storm's maximum sustained winds Friday morning were near 45 mph (75 kph), wi ...more