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KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, bringing some consolation to grieving relatives who still must wait for positive i ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.China's official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday that 151 people were under observation in the city of Yumen in Gansu ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The remains of some victims of the Malaysian airliner crash may never be recovered unless there is a secure and thorough search of the area in rebel-controlled east Ukraine where it was shot down, Australia's prime minister s ...more

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — Rotated by tugboats, the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner is being readied for its final voyage.The ship was set to be towed Wednesday from Giglio Island, where it struck a reef and capsized in January 2012, k ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say the death toll from a late night suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint in Baghdad has climbed to 31 people, most of them civilians.The bomber had rammed his explosives-packed car into a checkpoint in Bag ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in less than a week, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm, which killed dozens of people.The country ...more

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — John Kerry files to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban, pushes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas. ...more

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — John Kerry files to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban, pushes cease-fire between Israel, Hamas. ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography and what state media called "rumormongers" and "slanderous content."The state news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday that ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm, which killed dozens of people.The country's ...more