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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama will stand shoulder to shoulder with Baltic leaders Wednesday in a show of solidarity with NATO allies who fear they could be the next target of Russia's aggression.The president arrived in Estonia' ...more

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major v ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown.The agency's director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, sa ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping tended to huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender in a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid tense ties between the countrie ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes on Wednesday.The U.S ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping straightened ribbons on huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender as part of a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid worsening ...more

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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's s ...more

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ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia on Wednesday for a working visit amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.Putin is due to arrive in the Mongolian ...more

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New Delhi (AP) — Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.Police spokesman Suresh Srivastava says the accident occurred early Wednesday near a c ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly moved ashore late Tuesday and soaked Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities suspended school classes and readied shelters.The U.S. Hurricane Center said Dolly was located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) sou ...more