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NEW DELHI (AP) — Actress and dancer Zohra Sehgal, who charmed viewers with her impish grin and twinkling eyes, has died of heart failure in New Delhi at age 102.Sehgal had been hospitalized with pneumonia earlier in the week and passed away Thur ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Officials say a gas explosion in southwestern Turkey has killed one person and injured 25 others.The state-run Anadolu Agency said the explosion occurred in a bakery on the ground floor of a five-story building in the city ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza rocket fire struck a gas station and set it ablaze Friday in southern Israel, seriously wounding one person as rocket fire also came from Lebanon for the first time in the four-day offensive.The explosion in Ashdod sent plu ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Courts in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang sentenced 32 people to prison, three of them for life, for terror charges stemming from downloading and spreading violent Internet content that authorities have blamed for inspiring a rece ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The most advanced vaccine for dengue only offers modest protection but could still help millions of people avoid the devastating effects of the disease known as "breakbone fever," according to a large trial.There is no treatment fo ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto has been diagnosed with throat cancer and has canceled his upcoming performances to focus on his health.Sakamoto, 62, who shared an Oscar for Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor" score, announc ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn't stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy.The nation known more for shooting pucks than penalty kicks fields a national team that ranks 110th in th ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Eight kindergarteners and three adults died in central China after the minivan they were in crashed into a pond, state media reported Friday.The bus was returning the children home from school Thursday in a mountainous village nea ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez's appeal against his lengthy ban for biting an opponent in a World Cup match.Football's international governing body on Thursday said its appeals committee rejected the appeal by Suarez and the ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says nuclear material that the Islamic State extremist group seized when it overran the Iraqi city of Mosul is "low grade" and doesn't pose "a significant safety, security or nuclear proliferation risk."

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