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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward Arizona and a new storm loomed t ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven, she herself was jailed by Gaza's Hamas rulers for aiding and abetting a spy — he ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military launched airstrikes on five militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 40 suspected fighters as part of a massive operation begun this summer.In a sta ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Police in Beijing have formally arrested the son of Hong Kong martial arts film star Jackie Chan on suspicion of allowing other people to consume drugs, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment, prosecutors s ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independence referendum.Supporters of separation feel they are within touching distance of victory, but wonder whether their sur ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's foreign minister has warned an international conference focusing on Libya that the country could slide into a civil war situation similar to what is happening in Syria.Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Wednesday there is sti ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has signed off on Sri Lanka's first saint, bending Vatican rules to bypass confirmation of a miracle.Francis is expected to canonize the Rev. Giuseppe Baz, a 17th century missionary, during his January visit to S ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — What has Scotland ever done for us? Plenty, it turns out.The land that gave the world haggis and tartan has produced so much more, from golf and television to Dolly the Sheep and "Grand Theft Auto."If Scotland s ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Wednesday they have conducted autopsies on two British tourists whose bludgeoned bodies were found on a scenic resort island this week.DNA samples have also been collected from several people who were among ...more

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's royal palace says King Carl XVI Gustaf was involved in a car crash on his way to an airport in Stockholm but was unhurt.Palace spokeswoman Annika Sonnerberg says the 68-year-old king was in the back seat Wednesday when ...more