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1 hr ago | KMBC-TV

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Tripoli, Libya Travel, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy

5 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Iraqi police: Baghdad official taken by gunmen

Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad on Saturday, police officers said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTVM

Indian teen has 232 'teeth' removed from jaw

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nigeria, India,

The Fresno Bee

Priest in Guam removed over LA allegations

The Rev. John Howard Wadeson was stripped of his duties in the Archdiocese of Agana on Monday after concerns in the community there about his past and he has since left the U.S. territory, the Guam Pacific Daily News reported .

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Related Topix: Travel, Guam Travel, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Guam

Tay FM

Israel May 'Broaden' Assault As Truce Stalls

Israel is preparing to "broaden" its ground assault on Gaza after reportedly rejecting an international plan for a temporary truce.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East

Brandon Sun

Bayreuth's annual Wagner festival starts with dramatic pause as technical malfunction hits

Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Richard Wagner's "Tannhaeuser" kicked off.

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Related Topix: Richard Wagner, Opera, Europe, Germany, Angela Merkel

Shirley Oracle

Ex-'X Factor' judge Tulisa fined for blogger blow

British singer Tulisa Contostavlos, centre, arrives at Stratford Magistrates Court, in London, Friday July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom

KOLD-TV Tucson

Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop a way to stop the blight from spreading.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan

The Fresno Bee

Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

Australia has 90 federal police officers in Europe ready to be deployed to the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, Air Accidents

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KION 46

Things to know about Russia and sanctions

The United States and its allies are angrier at Russia now over Ukraine, but will they do anything more about it -- especially Europe? In solemn procession, wooden caskets carrying the remains of those killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine -- the majority of the dead were Dutch citizens -- have been arriving in ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Monterey County Herald

Museums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy

Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo's career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition planned for Washington and Florence, Italy.

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Related Topix: Ballad, Painting, Arts, Italy,

KBCO.com

PHOTO: Queen Elizabeth Photobombs Selfie

Queen Elizabeth II photobombed an Australian athlete's selfie while attending the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasglow, Scotland on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth Ii, Queen Elizabeth, World News

Tri-cityherald.com

Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of Parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine

Stars and Stripes

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Canada.com

Official Algerian news agency says Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Related Topix: Computers, Burkina Faso, Africa

Daily World

Iraq: 60 dead in attack on prisoner convoy

Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which 52 prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, officials said.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on... Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

South Korea unveils stimulus after ferry sinking

The finance ministry said government spending would increase by 11.7 trillion won .

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

FAA ban: Israeli setback, Hamas victory

The FAA's ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel's main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country's economy and a success for Hamas militants, experts said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, US Politics

WDRB-TV Louisville

Indiana teen pilot dies trying to set around-the-world flight record

An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Air Accidents

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