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BANGKOK (AP) — A conservation center in Thailand says poachers have killed and sawed the tusks off a 50-year-old elephant that performed in royal processions and was even featured in Oliver Stone's 2004 movie "Alexander."Laithongrian Meephan of ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The aid group Save the Children says an outbreak of cholera is putting thousands of lives at risk in parts of violence-hit South Sudan.The group said Friday that the disease has infected more than 2,600 people and killed a ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says Europe has taken in 123,600 Syrians since the conflict began in March 2011, including over 11,000 who were rescued off the coast of Italy this year.The agency's tally shows just 4 percent of all the 2.9 ...more

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SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian police helicopter crashed overnight during a training flight near the southern town of Strumica, killing all four people on board, authorities said Friday.Interior Minister Gordana Jankulovska said the four ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A local official says armed gunmen attacked a Kenyan coastal village, the latest of a series of attacks that have killed more than 80 people and displaced thousands. The attacks have continued despite a heavy presence of governmen ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bombing targeting police officers and an attack on a convoy of de-miners killed at least 13 people in Afghanistan, authorities said Friday, separate attacks blamed on the Taliban ahead of foreign troops withdrawing ...more

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.Competing in Sochi for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze Friday in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the four-day offensive.The attack on the gas station in ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Family members of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear incarceration will kill him.Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on bank fraud and other charges ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.There is no treatment fo ...more