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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.Lufthansa and Air Berlin extended their cancelations through ...more

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.Another 11 people were injured when the ATR-72 ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The owner of a group home raided last week amid abuse and filthy conditions defended her "tough love" approach, but acknowledged that things got out of control.Seventy-nine-year-old Rosa Verduzco spoke with the Univision telev ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight.Rain was still falling in Taiwa ...more

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — CLARIFIES: Dutch military plane carrying Malaysia Airlines bodies lands in Eindhoven. ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The Americans have arrived in force for Britain's Booker literary prize.Five U.S.-based writers are on the 13-book long-list for the prestigious fiction award, announced Wednesday.This is the first year writers of all nation ...more

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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting Wednesday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said.Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of Somali folk music, was shot dead by gunmen wh ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.Coroner Roger Hatch said 25-year-old Geldof took a fatal dose of high-purity h ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is giving Lithuania the green light to adopt the euro currency starting next year.Ministers from the 28-nation bloc on Wednesday cleared the final legal hurdle for Lithuania to become the 19th member of the cur ...more