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CAEN, France (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, says the U.S. appreciates France's airstrike against Islamic State militants.Dempsey, who was traveling in France, says the French hit a target north of Mos ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The deaths of up to 500 migrants and refugees in an intentional boat-ramming in the Mediterranean Sea last week could be an act of mass murder, the U.N. rights chief said Friday, calling for nations to properly investigate the incident. ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 17 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic miltiants who have seized large part ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Three French teens on a school trip to a town renowned for its basilica have been wounded by gunfire, with one of them seriously injured.The education minister said all three students were hospitalized after the shooting Friday morn ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, the French presidency said.Rafale fighter jets involve ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda fired his prime minister, a former ally who is widely expected to seek the presidency in elections in 2016.Ofwono Opondo, a spokesman for Uganda's government, said on Friday that Prime M ...more

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea's government says eight people who were abducted by angry residents while on an Ebola awareness campaign have been found dead.In a government statement released Friday, authorities said that eight bodies had been fo ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Heavy rains from a storm and the seasonal monsoon caused widespread flooding Friday in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, shutting down schools and government offices.Local authorities reported thousands were ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia is ready to cooperate with the West despite efforts to isolate Moscow with economic sanctions.The United States and the European Union last week imposed a new round of sanctions against Ru ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — The rebel-held city of Donetsk is holding a city-wide clean-up day after months of shelling in eastern Ukraine, sending prisoners out to help remove the debris.The city council said one person was killed by overnight shel ...more