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SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military has confirmed that 43 of its soldiers, working as U.N. peacekeepers, have been captured by a militant group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.Fijian Commander Brig. Gen. Mosese Tikoitoga said Friday the so ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.The Law and Society newspaper says that Emmanuel Sillo Camacho, 39, was convicted of trafficking 3.4 kilograms (7.5 pounds) of ...more

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.Ana Leiderman gave birth to two chil ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has scrapped an earlier decision to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea though it still plans to dispatch athletes to the games.The announcement was made more than a mo ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 14 people.More than 600 members of specialized search and rescue teams were working in a pair of destroyed villages ...more

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Police say a bus carrying Asian tourists has rolled over on a mountain highway in British Columbia and dozens of people have been injured, six of them critically.Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sgt. Norm Flemming ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia and labeling Ukraine as "not Russia."That opening shot was enough to launch a Twitter war of words — and maps.Can ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A ranger in Africa's oldest national park has been seriously wounded by a grenade during a confrontation with poachers.Virunga National Park said in a statement Thursday that a rocket-propelled grenade exploded near Muhindo ...more

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic will soon issue the first residency and work permits for migrants under a new program that will enable them to avoid the risk of deportation, officials said Thursday, conceding that so far ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian count ...more