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LIMASSOL, Cyprus (AP) — British Royal Air Force warplanes flying out of a UK air base on Cyprus have destroyed four Islamic State group targets in Iraq over the last two days, the base commander said Wednesday.RAF Akrotiri station commander, Gro ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says a staff member in Liberia has died from "probable Ebola."The spokesman for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters Wednesday that it is the first death of a U.N. staffer in the outbreak that he ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged Europe to open its doors to refugees Wednesday as he marked the anniversary of a deadly migrant shipwreck off Sicily by meeting with survivors and relatives of the victims.Some 368 people — most of them Eri ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests warned they will step up their actions if the territory's top official doesn't resign by Thursday, possibly occupying seve ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors dropped terrorism charges Wednesday against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.Moazzam Begg accused authorities of "demonizing" the Muslim community ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin bombings near an elementary school in Syria killed at least 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second blast going off as screaming parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a ...more

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FREEMAN RESERVE, Liberia (AP) — The man with reddened eyes sat in his underwear outside his thatched home. He was weak from diarrhea, so his wife called the Ebola hotline for an ambulance. Now that it was here, though, he didn't want to go."Have ...more

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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia says it has seen a 50 percent drop in Russian gas supplies in the past day.Prime Minister Robert Fico says the national gas company, SPP, wouldn't restrict gas supplies domestically. He told reporters Wednesd ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb near pet and vegetable markets has killed 13 people and wounded another 25 in the capital Baghdad.Several cars were damaged in the attack on Wednesday. Medical officials confirmed the casualty figure ...more

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OTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's peak was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered the bodies Wednesday por ...more