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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A man who contracted Ebola in Nigeria after coming into contact with a traveler from Liberia evaded surveillance and infected a doctor in southern Nigeria who later died, Nigerian health authorities announced Thursday.The d ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to take the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.Following his inst ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has dismissed a murder case against former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy, who were indicted for their role in ordering a deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010.The judges ruled Thursday the ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll publis ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Six people died and 21 others were missing after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, Chinese state media reported Thursday.The official Xinhua News Agency said 77 houses collapsed or were buried in the landslide Wedne ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, have vowed to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.Archbishop Socrates Villegas, who heads the ...more

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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.On Thursday m ...more

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PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants' hands.In a wide-ranging ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans.So news this week that Burger King will b ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black ...more