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BRUSSELS (AP) — EU document: 3 long-time Putin cronies, including ex-judo partner, hit with EU sanctions. ...more

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Women in Turkey have taken to social media to protest against comments by the country's deputy prime minister that "women should not laugh aloud in public."Women were sharing photos on Twitter of themselves laughing Wednesday aft ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both. And in an ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as "outrageous" and "unjustifiable," and demanded an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the war between I ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants with the Islamic State group have weapons capable of shooting down planes, despite Iraq saying its s ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A huge fire sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air has engulfed the historic Eastbourne Pier on the English seafront, 70 miles southeast of London.The East Sussex fire service responded with roughly 60 firefighters Wednes ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for an immediate halt to hostilities around the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine to allow unimpeded access for international investigators.U.N. spokesman ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Dublin's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money.The nearly three-minute confrontation spread quickly from a witness' F ...more

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BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Residents say 13 people were killed and 35 injured when two mosques in northern Nigeria were bombed Tuesday night at the close of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.Abdul Maidala said that the first ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday.The Human Rights Watch statement ...more