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BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday it is launching an investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was once one of the country's most feared leaders.The party's anti-graft watchdog, the Centra ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Itching to catch a wave? Try Madagascar.The California-based International Surfing Association says the island nation in the Indian Ocean has become its 86th member as part of a drive to promote the sport in Africa.In ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling.City hall in Luhansk, which is under the control of separatist rebels, said Tuesday that five people were killed when an ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test.CGF chief executive Mike Hooper says Tuesday that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and maskin ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — A special European Union prosecutor says there are "compelling indications" that up to 10 captives were killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking during the 1998-99 Kosovo war.However, American prosecutor Clin ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A group of Air New Zealand passengers were stranded for a third night Monday after being repeatedly told their plane was delayed due to mechanical problems.The upside?They're in Hawaii. And every passenger i ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday called on Muslims from around the world to help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel.The call by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was his latest such message during the ongoing war betwee ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers.


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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal reversed course and decided Tuesday to allow the body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to be brought into the country and cremated, a government minister said.The decision to permit Shamar Rinpoche's body to be bro ...more

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ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking said Tuesday they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends, and demanded that crew members be punished for abandoning the passengers and fl ...more