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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza Thursday hitting hundreds of Hamas targets, as Palestinians reported 16 people killed in strikes that hit a home and a beachside cafe and Israel's missile defense system once aga ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A close ally of Angela Merkel says the German Chancellor is "not amused" by the latest reported cases of U.S. spying in Germany.Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, who was previously Germany's top security official, says Germany r ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia is building a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to remember at least 12,000 people tortured and killed there during the radical Khmer Rouge regime.The museum, formerly a high school in Phnom Penh, wa ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else."Godzilla" opened in the U.S. on May 16 ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says it is unlikely that Pope Francis and his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday.Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, s ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Thursday to rush through fresh measures to give police and spy agencies the power to scoop up mobile phone and internet data.The fast-track bill follows a European Court of Justice rul ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the United States and China had a frank exchange on the issue of cyberhacking during this week's "Strategic and Economic Dialogue" in Beijing.Kerry said the loss of intellectua ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday chided a ruling party lawmaker for tweeting a salute to Adolf Hitler while praising Germany for making it to the World Cup final.Bung Moktar Radin drew a flurry of cr ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurds on Thursday said their politicians will stay away from Cabinet meetings to protest remarks made by embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.The announcement comes a day after al-Maliki accused the largely autonomous K ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Islamic militants fighting in Iraq to release 49 people seized from the Turkish consulate in Mosul, before the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.Erdogan appea ...more