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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.The storm's maximum sustained winds increased sligh ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say security forces have rescued 70 migrants who had been kidnapped and were being held at a house inside a gated community in the coastal city of Madero.Tamaulipas state officials say in a state ...more

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in ...more

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Reacting to sensationalistic headlines such as "Ebola Terror at Commonwealth Games" in a British newspaper, officials said on Friday that a Sierra Leone cyclist passed tests for the Ebola virus and competed."There is no ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — An environmental panel says fewer than 100 of Mexico's vaquita marina porpoises are left and they are in imminent danger of extinction.A report released Friday say studies using underwater listening devices have found only abo ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the Gaza Strip. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France's foreign and transport ministries say the first traces of passenger remains from the site where the Air Algerie plane went down in Mali last month have been brought to Paris for identification.A statement said the first "org ...more

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RAS AJDIR, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia closed its main border crossing with Libya on Friday after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals, fleeing militias' fighting and violence in Libya, tried to break through the passage, the Tunisian news a ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has opened the country's first, state-run rehab and treatment center for alcoholism, an Iranian semi-official news agency reported on Friday.According to the report by ISNA, the center was inaugurated at the Tehran Unive ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, a revolt against Nazi Germany that ended tragically ...more