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Putin: Russia provides air cover to Syrian opposition group

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has provided air cover to a leading Western-backed opposition group in Syria, President Vladimir Putin said Friday, calling for closer coordination with the U.S.-allied coalition —…

World's first dengue fever vaccine cleared by Mexico

The world's first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico on Wednesday, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year & eventually perhaps millions around…

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Becky Watts 'Scared' Of Stepbrother's Threats

Becky Watts' best friend has told Sky News that the teenager was "scared" by death threats Nathan Matthews made in the months before he killed her. Matthews, Becky's stepbrother, was…

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David Cameron 'prepared to use £475m of UK aid budget to stem migrant flow'

David Cameron is willing to commit almost half a billion of the UK's aid budget over the next five years in an effort to stop the flow of migrants &…

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Palestinian sentenced to 16 years for police stabbing: court

A Jerusalem court jailed a Palestinian man Wednesday for 16 years for the December stabbing of two Israeli border policemen in east Jerusalem. The court said Mussa Ajlouni, 20, from…

Kuwait terminates agreement with Olympic Council of Asia

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's government has decided to terminate its agreement with the Olympic Council of Asia. Kuwait's state-run KUNA news agency reported the government's decision, saying it came…

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VW Boss Denies Firm Deliberately Misled People

It is "implausible" & "absolutely inconceivable" that the VW emissions scandal was a delibrate attempt by the firm to mislead people, its UK boss has said. But Paul Willis, appearing…

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Zimbabwe presses for repatriation of skulls from Britain

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe is "frantically working" to repatriate from Britain skulls of indigenous people killed in an 1890s anti-colonialism war, said a Cabinet minister. The state-run Herald newspaper…