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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A teenager in eastern Nepal committed suicide after her favorite team Brazil lost badly to Germany in the World Cup semifinals, police said Thursday.Police said the 10th grade student was depressed and hanged herself from ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday proposed talks on its plans to send athletes and cheerleaders to the Asian Games in South Korea.North Korea has said its participation in the Asian Games scheduled from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4 in the ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A major storm dumped heavy rain on western Japan Thursday after sweeping through the southern islands of Okinawa, where it caused extensive flooding, knocked out power and injured at least 32 people. The storm also boosted rainfall levels ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last.In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football's superstar was neither super nor a star. The four-time world player ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — It was Argentina's joy, and another sting for Brazil.The Argentine soccer team beat the Netherlands on Wednesday to win a berth in the World Cup championship match — doing it on archrival Brazil's soil, and just a day after Braz ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two p ...more

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PARIS (AP) — She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West. And she prefers to stay at home with her baby.But calm did not prevail Wednesday when Kim Kardashian, in a whistle-stop 24-hour visit to Paris, faced ...more

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Hundreds of people turned out in Sarajevo's main street on Wednesday to pay respect to 175 victims of the Srebrenica massacre — Europe's worst since World War II — as a truck carried their coffins to a final resting ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union source says ambassadors of the trade bloc's countries have agreed to add 11 new names to the list of people sanctioned for participating in the pro-Russian insurgency in Ukraine's east.The source, who spoke on co ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Iran said Wednesday it wants to greatly expand its uranium enrichment program despite Western fears that it could be used to make atomic arms.The position outlined by Iranian nuclear agency head Ali Akbar Salehi appeared to be the ...more