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December 17, 2017 - 5:55 am
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's government says a man stabbed two Danish journalists, leaving one in serious condition. The attacker said his action was in retaliation for U.S. attacks against Muslims The attack Saturday targetted the journalists who were shopping at an artisanal market, a site...
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A Pakistani walks in the main hall of a church following a suicide attack in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Two suicide bombers attacked the church when hundreds of worshippers were attending services at the church ahead of Christmas. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
December 17, 2017 - 5:50 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Sunday, killing eight people and wounding 42 others, officials said. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for the southwestern Baluchistan province, said hundreds of worshippers were attending services at the...
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December 17, 2017 - 5:47 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Jerusalem's Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray, while the neighboring hilltop compound known to Jews...
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December 17, 2017 - 5:44 am
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says three suspected militants have been killed in a raid in the country's North Caucasus. The Federal Security Service, or FSB, said its operatives acted on a tip and surrounded a house in the village of Gubden in the province of...
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In this photo released by NASA, the Soyuz MS-07 rocket is launched with Expedition 54 Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos, flight engineer Scott Tingle of NASA, and flight engineer Norishige Kanai of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Shkaplerov, Tingle, and Kanai will spend the next five months living and working aboard the International Space Station. (Joel Kowsky/NASA via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 5:36 am
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has blasted off for a two-day trip to the International Space Station. The Soyuz capsule with Anton Shkaplerov, Norishige Kanai and Scott Tingle launched at 1:23 p.m. (0723 GMT; 2:23 a.m. EST)...
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December 17, 2017 - 5:03 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Witnesses and health officials say an airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition has struck a wedding procession east of Yemen's capital, killing 10 women. They say the Sunday airstrike targeted the women as they marched to a village in Maarib province. They said the bride was among the...
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December 17, 2017 - 3:09 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national trade union is holding a nationwide strike to protest generic drugmaker Teva's decision to lay off a quarter of its workforce. Israel-based Teva announced last Thursday that it was cutting 14,000 jobs worldwide, including 1,700 jobs in Israel. The company is...
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December 17, 2017 - 1:30 am
BREST, France (AP) — French sailor Francois Gabart has broken the record for sailing around the world alone, circumnavigating the planet in just 42 days and 16 hours. That is more than six days faster than the last record, set by fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville last year. The organizers, tracking...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017 file photo, former Chilean President Sebastian Pinera celebrates his victory after the closing of the polls, in Santiago, Chile. Pinera oversaw economic growth during his term from 2010 to 2014. During the first round in November, Pinera obtained 36 percent of the vote, well below the expectations as more voters than expected in the hard left sided with ruling party candidate Alejandro Guillier. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
December 17, 2017 - 12:03 am
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans voters will decide Sunday whether to swing the world's top copper-producing country to the right or maintain its center-left path in a fiercely contested presidential runoff election. Polls had predicted that former President Sebastian Pinera would win the runoff...
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December 16, 2017 - 11:06 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — A South Korean-born Sydney man was charged Sunday with acting as an economic agent for North Korea in Australia by allegedly attempting to broker sales worth tens of millions of dollars for Pyongyang that included components used in ballistic missiles. The Australian Federal Police...
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