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Nigerian military: 338 captives rescued from Boko Haram

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops have rescued 338 captives, almost all children & women, from Boko Haram camps in a northeastern forest, the military said Wednesday. Thirty extremists were…

Egypt opens border with Gaza for first time in 2 months

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt has opened its border with the Gaza Strip for the first time in two months. The Rafah border crossing opened Monday for four…

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France to conduct MH370 searches off Reunion until Monday

France will conduct air & sea searches off its Indian Ocean territory of Reunion until the start of next week for debris from missing flight MH370, the island's top official…

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A look at developments as Europe deals with migrant influx

BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe is struggling to deal with a summer influx of migrants fleeing war & poverty. More than 192,000 people have arrived on its shores by sea so…

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Game of Brands: Comic-Con installations engulf San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When it comes to hyping the latest pop culture spectacles, few are coloring inside the lines at Comic-Con. The frenzied celebration of fantastical fiction has long…

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WikiLeaks: Saudis tried to shield students from US scandal

CAIRO (AP) — Documents published by WikiLeaks show that Saudi students caught up in a cheating scandal at a Montana college were secretly offered flights home by the kingdom's diplomats…

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Rolf Harris 'Attacks Victims In Prison Song'

Rolf Harris has written a "disgusting" song from his prison cell, attacking the women whose lives he ruined, according to The Mail on Sunday. The lyrics are contained in a…

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Chinese wind earnings under pressure with fifth of farms idle

By Sue-Lin Wong & Charlie Zhu SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – China's wind farm firms are feeling the heat as state grid operators deliberately delay hooking them up & cut back…