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PORT ALICE, British Columbia (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.There were ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Obama says Russia isn't abiding by spirit or letter of Geneva agreement on Ukraine. ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Britain's Prince William has bid farewell to Australia in the only speech of his national tour, revealing that his baby son George has become particularly fond of a toy native animal during the visit.Duke of Cambridge ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Thursday released a seized Japanese freight ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. paid more than $28 million involving a dispute dating back to the wartime in the 1930s, the Shanghai Maritime Court said.In ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully.But he is affirming that U.S. treaty obligations to Japan cover all areas under Japan's administrat ...more

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JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing pressed the government to finish the grim t ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian officials said Thursday that after examining detailed photographs of unidentified material that washed ashore in the southwestern part of the country they are satisfied it is not a clue in the search for the missin ...more

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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A new Bolivian law authorizes the country's military to shoot down planes suspected of smuggling cocaine, though it cannot yet be put into practice because it doesn't have sufficient radar coverage.The law signed Tuesday b ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday he is exploring ways to deepen U.S.-Mexican defense ties, including the possibility of training exercises with Mexican forces.Hagel made the comment Wednesday to reporters trav ...more

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing around 50 people.A union official, Fernandez Tshibondo, said the train jumped the tracks Tuesday near the station at Katongola, a town ...more