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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.In a statement released in New Delhi where Secretary of State John Kerry is ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — US and UN: Israel, Hamas agree to unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Fri. ...more

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ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) — As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the two ...more

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.Pieter-Jaap Aalb ...more

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.Malian military spokesman Modibo Traore says Yoro Ould Daha, who was with the group MUJAO that controlle ...more

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's intelligence service says the Scandinavian country no longer faces an imminent terror threat from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.Benedicte Bjoernland, head of Norway's security service PST, sai ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Edward Snowden's temporary asylum status in Russia will expire at midnight Thursday, but the former U.S. National Security Agency systems administrator appears set to stay on until authorities decide on his application for an extension. ...more

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A presidential aide says two French experts are in Burkina Faso to collect DNA samples from the relatives who lost family members in the Air Algerie plane crash.Gen. Gilbert Diendere said Thursday it is important ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.N. official who went to Vietnam to assess religious freedom in this Southeast Asian country said Thursday that security agents closely monitored his visit and people he wanted to meet were harassed and intimidated.Heine ...more