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LONDON (AP) — Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators turned out on the streets of London and Paris on Friday to call for an end to Israeli military strikes on Gaza.Several thousand people crowded the streets outside the Israeli Embassy in we ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 25,000 soldiers and police, the biggest security detail in Brazil's history, will be deployed around Rio de Janeiro to control Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium.Jose Ma ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president vowed vengeance in blood after 19 troops were killed in an insurgent rocket attack Friday, and residents of the rebel-held city of Donetsk began fleeing in large numbers for fear of a government siege. ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany has come a long way since the national team last appeared in a World Cup final 12 years ago — and so has the team's image at home.In 2002, an efficient but limited Germany joylessly ground its way through a weak draw to mut ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A Paris court on Friday convicted nine people of belonging to a terrorist network that trained in Afghanistan and reportedly planned attacks in France.The 15-day trial underscored the concerns of French and other European officials ...more

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LONDON (AP) — It takes two to tango — but does a same-sex couple qualify?Britain's governing body of ballroom dancing has stirred controversy by proposing to change the definition of a competing partnership to be "one man and one lady" — a move ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Clashes erupted Friday in the Egyptian capital Cairo between protesting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and local residents opposed to his Muslim Brotherhood, killing two people, an Egyptian health official said. ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team.Lionel Messi will lead Argentina out against Germany at Maracana Stadium on S ...more

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Senior Portuguese officials gave assurances Friday about the soundness of Portugal's biggest bank, seeking to defuse tension after world markets went into a spin over fears that Banco Espirito Santo's troubles could reignite Eur ...more