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LONDON (AP) — A British coroner has concluded that model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose.Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug.The ...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.The list, announced Wednesday, includes Americans Joshua Ferris, ...more

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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people.Boat sirens wailed and bells tolled ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.Using videos, Twitter, text ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British singer Adele's toddler son has won a five-figure sum in damages after paparazzi photographed private family moments.Adele's lawyer Jenny Afia said Wednesday that the Grammy-winning performer was adamant her son Angelo must ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.The bomber h ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of a school in southern India where a 6-year-old girl was raped earlier this month was arrested on Wednesday and charged with hindering the investigation and negligence, police said.M.N. Reddi, the top police official i ...more

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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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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high price on the illegal market in parts of Asia.< ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in the German state of Bavaria say they have banned a neo-Nazi group that operated in the region.The state interior ministry said it banned the Free Network South group on Wednesday and accused it of pursuing the "anti- ...more