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BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon Matmo brought stormy weather to parts of eastern China on Thursday following another typhoon that killed at least 56 people in the country's south.Matmo was traveling north through the mountainous eastern province of Fujia ...more

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NIR AM, Israel (AP) — With deadly fighting raging next door in the Gaza Strip, southern Israeli towns along the border have turned into mini army bases as most residents have fled.Those left behind say they are long inured to near-daily salvos o ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have lifted a nine-day quarantine in parts of a northern city that was imposed after a man died of bubonic plague.A total of 151 people were under observation in the city of Yumen in Gansu province. Authorities ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister said Thursday that her country stood ready to provide whatever resources were needed to secure the Malaysian airliner's crash site in Ukraine, as newspapers reported Australian troops and police c ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top leader of the anti-government protests that wracked Venezuela for months this spring is getting his day in court.Opposition firebrand Leopoldo Lopez went on trial Wednesday charged with inciting violence at early ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Spanish-language television network started by the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez as a vehicle for promoting in Latin America his leftist brand of political change will now reach audiences in English.Under th ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's president said Wednesday that her country will not go into default because it has paid it has been paying debts to bondholders on time.The government is in negotiations to resolve a dispute with credito ...more

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TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.Then the killers came look ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Patients and staff at Peru's largest psychiatric hospital put on a patriotic parade at the facility Wednesday to celebrate the 193rd anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.About 200 of them donned costumes to port ...more

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ABOARD THE SILVER SPLENDOR (AP) — For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention.The fan-centric social networking site Wikia picked 30 users to board a private vintage ...more