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SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Authorities say a blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria may have killed as many as 15 people.The explosion, which also left three people injured, occurred near the village of Gorni Lom, some 120 kilometer ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos opposed to Chinese claims in the South China Sea expressed support Thursday for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, saying Beijing should not use force to stop the protests in the global financial hub or in res ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of schoolchildren, officials and ordinary people pick up brooms and dustpans to join a countrywide campaign to clean parks, public buildings and streets.Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept the road in a poor neighborhood ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia more than doubled its donation to the fight against Ebola in West Africa to 18 million Australian dollars ($16 million) on Thursday, but resisted demands to send personnel.Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said a ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say that a suicide bomber has killed three army officers and wounded seven others in Kabul, a day after two such attacks killed 11.A district police chief, Hafeiz Khan, said the suicide bomber blew himself up ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — A man was seriously injured in a shark attack in Western Australia on Thursday, officials said.The man was attacked at Wylie Bay in the town of Esperance on Western Australia's remote southern coast, the state fisheries department ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months but the schedule "remains tight," the head of the IOC's inspection team said Wednesday.Nawal El Moutawakel, who ended ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured. ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Experts identified a shipwreck uncovered last month in the Arctic as the HMS Erebus, the ship British Rear Adm. Sir John Franklin was likely sailing on when it vanished along with another vessel 170 years ago, Canada's prime minister ann ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A U.S. snowboarder, climber and mountain guide has been killed in an avalanche in Argentina.Liz Daley, 29, from Tacoma, Washington, died Monday in the Fitz Roy Massif region outside El Chalten, Argentina. Her spons ...more