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BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan, an island that China's ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same "one country, two systems" arrangement it has for Hong Kong, has thrown its support behind Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings. ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State gr ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.Speaking ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Forensic experts searching for the long-hidden graves of Irish Republican Army victims say they have found the remains of a body during a month-long search of bogland.The Independent Commission for the Location of Victims' Remains ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."Zipping cross-country in a super-high-speed train has become commonplace in many countries these days, but it was unheard of when Japan launc ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An official says the Philippine government has seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, part of efforts to recover 156 artworks included in his alleged ill-gotten wealth.The head of t ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region.< ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry is blaming an outlawed separatist group for a bomb explosion outside a town hall in the northwestern region of Galicia.Ministry delegate for the region Samuel Juarez said all signs indicated the explosion ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Ex-NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is opening a consultancy in Denmark to give strategic advice to governments, organizations and corporations.The 61-year-old former Danish prime minister, whose five-year term as the alliance's ...more