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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Football's big day is finally here!Tens of thousands of fans flocked to the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina on Sunday, joining millions around Brazil and across South America who celebrated the last game of th ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. authorities have traveled to southwestern Mexico to help determine whether a body found there is that of a New York man who vanished while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.U.S. Embassy spokesman Mark John ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Heavy fighting broke out Sunday between an extremist group and Kurdish gunmen in northern Syria, activists said, adding that jihadis have captured a dozen fighters.Kurdish fighters and jihadis have been fighting each other since la ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The World Cup is ending with a marquee match-up of Argentina against Germany, and host Brazil rushing to be ready for an even bigger logistical challenge: the 2016 Olympics.The winning captain, either Argentina forward Lion ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Soccer-obsessed Argentines awoke to the sound of banging drums and a sea of national flags waving from buildings, still dreaming about winning the World Cup but cautious of their powerful rival Germany in Sunday's final.< ...more

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BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A spokesman says Central African Republic's former president has been reinstated as head of a rebel movement notorious for human rights abuses.Ahmat Mahamat Nedjad said Sunday that Michel Djotodia was re-e ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German police allowed an anti-Israel protester to climb inside a police car and shout slogans including "child murderer Israel" and "Allahu akbar!" — Arabic for "God is Great!" — through a police megaphone, a spokeswoman for Frankfurt's p ...more

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian authorities say a remote-controlled homemade bomb exploded and killed seven security officers in the northwest of the North African country.The Defense Ministry says in a statement Sunday the victims were aboard ...more

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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Police on Sunday fired rubber bullets and used batons to disperse hundreds of villagers protesting the abductions and killings of four Muslim traders in India's remote northeast, where ethnic tensions run high.The protester ...more

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — An Italian official has promised that a search will be conducted for the only unrecovered body of the 32 Costa Concordia shipwreck victims as soon as the wrecked cruise liner is towed away from the island where it struck a r ...more